The industry association hosted the province’s power-generation community for a project show-and-tell and networking event this week in Vancouver. Here, a few faces from a $4 billion industry that directly employs 2,800 British Columbians.

Solar prices are plunging, China is charging ahead with renewables, and lithium-ion batteries are getting cheaper. Today’s dynamic energy landscape served as a backdrop for a conversation on “The Global Energy Mix” at this past week’s Globe 2014 conference in Vancouver.

Will divestment accelerate the global shift to clean energy? On October 29, we’ll welcome two distinguished guests to our Clean Energy Quarterly webinar to help us wrestle with that question: Justin Rockefeller, trustee with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and David Richardson, North America head of business development for Impax Asset Management.

Yes, Germany is on track to largely decarbonize its energy system by the middle of this century. No, it isn’t killing the economy.
So said Berlin-based energy expert Dr. David Jacobs in a pair of “mythbusting” presentations on his country’s much-lauded energy transition, or Energiewende.

Today Clare Demerse, our Senior Policy Advisor, presented at Climate Change—The Great Challenge and Opportunity of our Time part of the FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate TalkS) series. Here is what she had to say:

We’re proud to be a partnering sponsor of “Earthkeeping: A Climate for Change,” a special evening with climate scientist and evangelical Christian Katherine Hayhoe—one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.

We recently welcomed two special guests to our Clean Energy Quarterly webinar: Justin Rockefeller, trustee with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and David Richardson, North America lead for Impax Asset Management.

Video of “The Global Clean Energy Boom: How Canada Can Catch Up And Cash In,” recorded in Ottawa, Ontario, March 6, 2014, and featuring Ethan Zindler, head of policy analysis for Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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