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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8 Eco-Friendly Gadgets That Will Help You Live Greener

With our electronic gadgets creating tons of waste each year, it’s hard to imagine how adding...
Posted On 20 Apr 2017

Plants can’t cover up fossil fuel damage

Increased carbon dioxide being removed from the atmosphere by plants will not be enough to...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017
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Consumer behaviour causing premature deaths from air pollution

A new study says 750,000 premature deaths caused by air pollution in 2007 were associated with...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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Humans may learn to survive climate change

Researchers say improved education levels of future populations are a key factor in predicting...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Building to Code – The Weather outside is changing and so must we

In response to the increase of extreme weather events, the National Research Council is...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017
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The Sunken Billions Revisited – Saving the World’s Fisheries

New World Bank Report says that giving Oceans a break could generate $83 Billion in additional...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017
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US faces ‘abrupt and substantial’ crop losses

Rising temperatures will lead to massive crop losses in the US, which will increase prices and...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017
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Urban cropland loss puts harvests at risk

Soils face a global threat as population pressure, human development and swelling cities lead...
Posted On 01 Jan 2017
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Global climate target could net additional six million tons of fish annually

The amount and species of fish caught in different parts of the world will impact local fishers...
Posted On 22 Dec 2016
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The Weather Network launches the Severe Weather Outlook

New desktop and mobile web product helps users prepare for significant weather events up to 3...
Posted On 15 Dec 2016
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Support rises for marine protection, new survey finds

WWF-Canada survey shows coast-to-coast-to-coast approval for increasing ocean protection
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Boosting Renewables in Cities is Vital to Achieve Climate and Development Goals

IRENA analysis of more than 3,500 cities charts course to increase renewable energy in urban...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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