VCC_vancouverWHAT IS A SUSTAINABLE CITY… a city designed with consideration of environmental impact, inhabited by people dedicated to minimization of required inputs of energy, water and food, and waste output of heat, air pollution and water pollution.

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New York Releases New Plan for a Strong and Just City

New Sustainability Plan establishes bold goals and specific targets for a strong, sustainable,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2015
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Call for Expressions of Interest for Mentorship Program for BC-based SME’s

Program will provide focused business case mentoring, proof of performance support, and...
Posted On 08 Apr 2015
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The Great Leaks: Water Use and Scarcity in Canada

Unless Canadians start consuming less, we may face a water shortage. Yet by global standards,...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
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UN Statement calls for action on climate-resilient farming

Food Security is becoming a serious concern - not just in the developing world, but everywhere....
Posted On 30 Mar 2015
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Canadians’ Food Wasting Habits Need to Stop

Alarming rate of food and produce thrown away has far reaching impact beyond garbage
Posted On 30 Mar 2015
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The hidden threats that could imperil the sustainable economy

Even economic growth, long unquestioned and coveted, needs to be examined with healthy skepticism.
Posted On 21 Mar 2015
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Don’t drink the water – Thousands in Canada can’t drink their water

As of January 1,838 drinking water advisories in effect across Canada says new report
Posted On 14 Mar 2015
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Reducing food waste could save the global economy $300 billion a year

One third of all food produced in the world ends up as waste
Posted On 05 Mar 2015
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Invest In Water to Prevent Conflict: New Report

Expect water supply of 2.9 billion people in 48 countries to fall short of needs in as little...
Posted On 25 Feb 2015
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The “Energy of Water”

June event in Vancouver explores how water intersects with energy, land, food and the nature of...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Water in the City – Crisis looms as urban populations explode 

With half the world’s population now in cities, inadequate surface water supplies will leave...
Posted On 21 Feb 2015
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Didn’t See It Coming: An interview with Marc Stoiber

What I realized somewhere along the way, though, was that the biggest risk is not risking.
Posted On 17 Feb 2015
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