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Ottawa Invests $33M+ in Clean Energy Technologies

Ottawa Invests $33M+ in Clean Energy Technologies

This week Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) invested more than $33 million in clean-energy and energy-efficiency startup companies, as part of a larger $61.8 million round of support...

Report: Canada Ripe for New Economy Investment

Report: Canada Ripe for New Economy Investment

Once more, with feeling: With bold leadership, Canada can claim a bigger share of the global transition to clean energy. We can grow and diversify the economy, while reducing pollution and creating...

Time to Recharge B.C.'s Clean Vehicle Program?

Time to Recharge B.C.'s Clean Vehicle Program?

Late last week, the government of British Columbia announced the location of the first of a series of 13 electric-vehicle fast-charging stations for communities around the province. This is good...

2012’s Six Most Overlooked Energy Stories

2012’s Six Most Overlooked Energy Stories

This past year, the story of energy in Canada was a story of Alberta oil — who owns it, who wants it, and how we’re going to get it to them. From Iqaluit to Charlottetown to Tofino, battles over...

Report: Renewables Produce More Bang for Our Buck

Report: Renewables Produce More Bang for Our Buck

A new BlueGreen Canada report suggests that the money the federal government currently spends on oil subsidies could create between 18,000 and 20,000 jobs in clean technology. In comparison, that...

Hurricane Sandy and Our Rapidly Closing Window

Hurricane Sandy and Our Rapidly Closing Window

Photo: Home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens, New York, by Brad Hamilton. Anyone who has seen the images last week of the havoc wrought by Hurricane Sandy is doubtless...

The Wonder Down Under: Tim Flannery in Conversation

The Wonder Down Under: Tim Flannery in Conversation

Recently, we had the chance to sit down with Tim Flannery, author of The Weather Makers—one of the most influential books on global warming ever to see print. An internationally acclaimed...