clean energy

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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?