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UBC board of governors votes against divestment from fossil fuel industry
Board chooses instead to establish a sustainable future fund with seed funding of $10 million.
The Canadian Press
Feb 16th, 2016
Town rejects solar panels, citing fears they would 'suck up' sun's energy and cause cancer
The U.S. town council of Woodland, North Carolina voted against a rezoning proposal last week that would have paved the path for a solar farm. The town also voted for a moratorium on...
Dec 14th, 2015
Trade mission to China focuses on clean energy and cultural ties
NEWS RELEASE from Office of the Premier and Ministry of International Trade VANCOUVER - Supplying China's growing demand for clean energy technology and celebrating British Columbia's...
Oct 30th, 2015
Federal policy, access to capital major barriers to Canadian clean energy industry: Pembina Institute
New Pembina Institute analysis includes detailed interviews with more than 20 leading clean energy entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors and academics.
Jan 22nd, 2013
BC woman running equivalent of 29 marathons to stop Enbridge pipeline
Kim Slater hopped in her Delica vehicle sputtering vegetable oil and drove towards the Alberta border. The next morning, she put on her running shoes, breathed in the mountain air and hit the...
Jul 9th, 2012
Facebook goes green. Greenpeace says, “Who’s next?”
As Facebook announces a shift to clean energy, Tzeporah Berman says a new Greenpeace campaign will target other tech leaders next spring.
Dec 15th, 2011
Merran Smith: promoting Canada’s clean energy future
Vancouver’s clean energy advocate says Canada needs to “get in the game”, put a price on pollution and invest in green alternatives.
Nov 22nd, 2011
Will Christy Clark kill BC's climate-change policies?
B.C. politics is littered with the dashed careers of politicians left and right who tried to kill Campbell’s popular climate-change policies. Will Premier Clark be next?
Apr 21st, 2011