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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Advancing the Well Being of City Residents – The Social Progress Imperative

The capital of Iceland will be the first city in Europe to use the Social Progress Index to map...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Turning the Tide on Plastic Waste

A new report finds Ontario can reduce waste and raise funds to protect the Great Lakes by...
Posted On 29 Apr 2016
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Reducing food waste could help mitigate climate change

Currently, one third of global food production never finds its way onto our plates.
Posted On 08 Apr 2016
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B.C. mayors call for stronger carbon tax

Local governments are important partners in climate action, B.C. Mayors, Climate Leadership...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016
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GM crops can thrive as climate warms

Plants genetically modified for hotter temperatures and increased CO2 could raise yields to...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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When Companies Track Their Climate Emissions

Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?
Posted On 02 Apr 2016
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US faces floods of climate refugees

New research warns that more than 13 million American citizens could be at risk of being forced...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Climate change and lack of sanitation threaten water safety for millions: UNICEF

The push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging...
Posted On 22 Mar 2016
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What are the true costs of rising sea levels?

Warning that increased investment in coastal defences must be made in tandem with emissions...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016
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5 ways leaders can evolve their thinking about workspaces of the future

Sustainable development is not just about moving to LED lighting or checking off a list, it’s...
Posted On 11 Mar 2016
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Risk level rises for North American forests

The speed at which the climate is changing is outstripping forests’ ability to adapt to drier,...
Posted On 06 Mar 2016
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Off-Grid Energy – A Three Billion-Dollar Market Opportunity For Investors

A must read report for companies, investors, governments interested in the opportunities and...
Posted On 05 Mar 2016
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