EPA Calls for Global Action

New quantifiable climate change report has been released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been all over the environmental news this week after releasing their new report, Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action. Quantifying and monetizing the reduced health risks and potential savings associated with taking worldwide action against … Read More

Smart Grids Explained

Out of the past and into the future! Check out today’s post to learn more about smart grids for our electricity needs!

Green Vancouver: Trash Talk

Vancity is cleaning up and going green…
Check out today’s post to get all the dirty details on one city’s garbage in this short documentary!

Recap on Cap and Trade in Ontario

Majority of Ontarians and many business leaders on board with Ontario cap and trade system. As you may recall, last month the Ontario government announced that it would be joining the province of Quebec in a cap and trade agreement to help our nation lower greenhouse gas emissions. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has been leading the charge in this initiative, … Read More

Solar Power 101

The Basics of Solar Power Discover how sunlight is converted into energy with the capability to power our everyday lives. If you are interested in the environmental movement, you may have already encountered the Energy 101 initiative by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Included within the initiative is a series of videos that are intended to help educate and inform post-secondary … Read More

Climate Week Paris 2015

The Climate Group will host Climate Week Paris 2015 between May 18th and 24th. In anticipation of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, otherwise known as the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties or COP21, The Climate Group will be hosting Climate Week Paris 2015 next week, from May 18th to May 24th. Previously, Climate Week has always been … Read More

Apple and Environmental Responsibility

Tech giant, Apple, releases Environmental Responsibility Report. In recent years, there has been the increasing consumer expectation that companies, especially successful and internationally celebrated ones, should not only be taking an interest in the environment but also a responsibility in the matter. One excellent example is coffee corporation, Starbucks. Not too long ago, we mentioned that the international coffee company is currently producing 99% ethically sourced coffee, with … Read More

Nature Is Speaking Raises $1 Million

#NatureIsSpeaking hashtag campaign raises $1 million for Conservation International. Earlier this year, we briefly covered Conservation International’s Nature Is Speaking campaign, a social media marketing campaign that challenged the environmental community to help Conservation International (CI) raise $1 million. The goal of the campaign was to have online supporters use the #NatureIsSpeaking hashtag 1 million times, and upon reaching said … Read More

30×30 Nature Challenge

Nature is calling all Canadians to the outdoors! Accept the David Suzuki Foundation’s challenge and spend 30 minutes outside for 30 days throughout May. During the month of May, the David Suzuki Foundation is challenging Canadians, and the world over, to answer the call of nature and spend 30 minutes in the great outdoors every day for 30 days. Citing benefits such … Read More