Winnipeg's plan for net-zero emissions

July 2, 2022 - Winnipeg Free Press. In order to decarbonize by 2050, Manitoba’s capital needs to make big changes. A brand new roadmap lays out the path — now it’s up to the city to see it through.

Students at Miles MacDonell Collegiate Build Paradise - Tear up the Parking lot

In an effort to add greenspace and reduce the impacts of extreme weather due to our changing climate, students have led the charge in transforming staff parking stalls into a green gathering space. Read more

Climate Change Survey

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Educators, parents, students and members of the general public: Learning for Sustainable Futures needs to hear your voice on the importance of climate change education in Canada!

This is a nationwide survey to assess Canadians’ perceptions and understanding of Climate Change and how the education system should respond.

Road to Resilience

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The Climate Action Team has launched Manitoba’s Road to Resilience - an achievable and concrete pathway to a better future.

It shows what is needed to feed, shelter, transport goods & people, and produce electricity without the use of fossil fuels, with foundational chapters on nature, green jobs, and the human impacts of climate change.

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  • Climate-change funding shouldn’t go nuclear

    July 4, 2022 – Winnipeg Free Press – The old argument often trotted out by the nuclear industry that “the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow” is obsolete, given the storage and smart-grid technology also available now. Even post-2030, there will not be a place for nuclear generation on the smart grids that we can construct to ensure consistent energy availability.

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  • Winnipeg’s shiny plan for net-zero emissions

    July 2, 2022 – In order to decarbonize by 2050, Manitoba’s capital needs to make big changes. A brand new roadmap lays out the path — now it’s up to the city to see it through.

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  • Recent changes on our website…

    May 12, 2022We have updated 5 website pages in the “GHG Emissions – Manitoba” section. Manitoba Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2020. The Large Final Emitter page in this section will be updated soon.

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