Next Up training
Deadline: Oct 13
Are you between 18 and 32?
NextUp will develop your ability to address and solve some of the most pressing Canadian foreign and domestic policy issues. This 6-month part-time program is completely FREE. Apply now.
Passive House Design Course
Thu Nov 12
Manitoba Hydro Place
This 1-day course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the elements of the Passive House Design, which leads to cost effective, low energy buildings with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems.
Arnold Schwarzenegger prepared a special video for the Summit of Conscience in Paris on July 21, 2015
Albertans support tougher climate-change policies, including carbon tax, poll says
Sep 30, 2015 – CBC News
More than half of Albertans want the province to adopt stronger climate change policies, even if that means oilsands producers are faced with higher costs, a new poll suggests.
Bank of England governor warns of risks from climate change ‘tragedy of the horizon’
Sep 29, 2015 – The Guardian
Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has warned that climate change will lead to financial crises and falling living standards unless the world’s leading countries do more to ensure that their companies come clean about their current and future carbon emissions.
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Jul 30, 2015 – Canada Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2013. (3 webpages) Overall emissions for Canada have increased 18% from 1990 to 2013. While gains have been made in some areas (such as electricity generation), those gains have been more than offset by emission increases from expansion of the tar sands in Alberta.
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