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 Orleans unveils first-ever, Comprehensive Resilience Strategy

Ten years after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, the City of New Orleans is trying...
Posted On 26 Aug 2015
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Health warning for world’s oceans

Sea life is in serious peril from over-fishing, pollution and rising temperatures due to...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015
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Overfishing and Climate Change Combined, Intensify Ocean Threats

Millions of people and billions of dollars depend on healthy oceans, but human actions create...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015
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World population likely to surpass 11 billion in 2100

Fertility rates in Africa will become the main driver of global population growth in this...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
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Turn down the heat – turn up your life line

Increasing energy efficiency in the home may boost life expectancy and health
Posted On 08 Aug 2015
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Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change – The Hidden Connection

In addition to greenhouse gas emissions, the water used to grow the food we throw away is...
Posted On 03 Aug 2015
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Beyond the Climate Refugee: Migration as Adaptation

Misconceptions about climate-induced migration could lead to inadequate support for affected...
Posted On 25 Jul 2015
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Global Mayors, Governors at Vatican summit on climate change

Vancouver's Gregor Robertson among world mayors urged by the Pope to put environment and human...
Posted On 21 Jul 2015
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People and planet benefit from ‘green’ buildings

Research worldwide shows that environmentally-friendly buildings are much better for the health...
Posted On 21 Jul 2015
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Beyond the Climate Refugee: Migration as Adaptation

Misconceptions about climate-induced migration could lead to inadequate support for affected...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
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Carbon price, social push needed to curb emissions

We need social tipping points. It's only when the average person changes their thinking that...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
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IKEA Canada to plug-in electric vehicle charging stations nationwide

. Sun Country Highway from Victoria, BC to St. John's, NL, is the longest electrified highway...
Posted On 10 Jul 2015
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