Recent changes on our website...

    Recent changes on our website…

    Sep 21, 2016 – The Manitoba Government is preparing to put a price on carbon. So, we have added a section to the Solutions area of our website to explain carbon pricing. This included the addition of pages on carbon pricing, carbon tax, and revenue recycling. We also reorganized our pages that explain cap and trade. In all, 6 webpages were added or reworked.

    Jul 27, 2016 – Manitoba Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2014. (6 webpages) Overall emissions for Manitoba increased in 2012 and 2013 but may have levelled off in 2014. The biggest increases came from road transport (especially SUVs and heavy duty trucks) and agriculture.

    Feb 2, 2016 – Two new FRESH Videos have been posted on our Vimeo channel: FRESH Transportation Part 1: Car Share, FRESH Transportation Part 2: Walking school bus.

    Jan 26, 2016 – The section on our Air travel page related to Airships has been updated. We have new information that Lockheed Martin  is now taking orders for commercial airships. We also have some new insights into hydrogen as fuel and lift for airships.

    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.

    Jun 8, 2015 – Manitoba Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2013. (6 webpages) The bad newsoverall emissions for Manitoba have increased in both 2012 and 2013. The biggest increases came agriculture and from road transport (especially SUVs and heavy duty diesel trucks).

    Jun 2, 2015 – We’ve added a video about the BUILD social enterprise. The video was produced by local filmmaker Jonathan Ventura. It’s part of our series of FRESH Stories videos.

    Apr 21, 2015 – We’ve added a video about a passive solar wall that was installed on the visitor reception centre at Lower Fort Garry historical site in Selkirk, Manitoba. It’s with the Solar walls topic on the Passive Solar page of the Alternative Heat Energy section of Solutions.

    Apr 2, 2015 – We’ve added lots of new video, lesson plan, and learning guide resources for teachers to our Resources for Schools page.

    Mar 14, 2015 – We added a summary of Jarret Walker’s book Human Transit to our Public transportation solutions page.

    Jan 19, 2015 – We have added CCC’s new co-chair (and new Executive Director of Manitoba Eco-NetworkCurt Belton to our CCC Co-chair page.

    Oct 20, 2014 – We’ve added an inspiring 12-minute video called “Soil Carbon Cowboys“ to our Pasture management page. It shows the success that ranchers in Saskatchewan and North Dakota have had in improving soil carbon, increasing nutritional value of their forage, and improving the moisture handling of their land by using rotational grazing.

    Oct 18, 2014 – Manitoba Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2012. The good newsoverall emissions for Manitoba are lower than any time since 1995. The bad news: emissions from road transport are still increasing.

    Sep 26, 2014 – Our new website goes live! The look and feel of the whole website has been updated. New logo, new video links, new content… Also, it should be an enjoyable visit on your mobile device – tablet or phone.

    Some other new features to enjoy:

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