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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Going Green with Car Sharing

Car sharing is a growing trend that allows drivers to “rent” a shared car whenever they like....
Posted On 13 Feb 2019
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Millennials Choose to Rent Instead of Buy: What’s the Environmental Impact?

When it comes to deciding where to live, many millennials have chosen to eschew homeownership...
Posted On 14 Jun 2018
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Are Ride-Sharing Services as Eco-Friendly as People Think?

The concept of sharing your car with other people is becoming more and more popular as an...
Posted On 18 May 2018
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Organic Waste is a major problem across all of North America

Food loss and waste, across the entire food supply chain, is an enormous problem that affects...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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Vulnerable infrastructure at risk from climate

Damage to vulnerable infrastructure caused by climate hazards could triple by the 2020s and...
Posted On 01 Dec 2017
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100% renewable electricity in reach by 2050

It may sound fanciful, but researchers say a world running on 100% renewable electricity is...
Posted On 08 Nov 2017
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Evaporation could offer new source of renewable energy

Natural evaporation could provide most of the electricity used by the US and also save about...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017
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Will America’s trillion-dollar investment in new infrastructure withstand tomorrow’s disasters?

Communities are increasingly keeping climate change in mind as they plan roads, sewers and...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017
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To avoid climate catastrophe, we’ll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here’s how.

With sufficient investment and strategic deployment, carbon dioxide removal and storage can...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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Former Astronaut chosen to open 2017 Zero Waste Conference

Will outline a vision to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
Posted On 06 Aug 2017
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Climate change could devastate Asia’s economic gains

Unabated Climate Change Would Reverse the Hard-Earned Development Gains in Asia — New Report
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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World food trade runs chokepoint gauntlet

A group of physical chokepoints - roads, ports and waterways - could disrupt the flow of world...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017
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