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Conservative politics, business and COP21
Businesses and their liberal allies surge towards a greener future after Paris...but conservatives risk being left in the dust.
Dec 16th, 2015
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
Vancouver-based social enterprise Plastic Bank wins big at COP21
Vancouver-based social enterprise Plastic Bank won the Sustania award at the COP21 Paris climate talks in Paris. The award is based on 10 top sustainability solutions and...
Dec 7th, 2015
B.C. is home to a green building renaissance
Mapping out the clean economy as a new, green, civilization slowly dawns.
Karen Tam Wu
Dec 4th, 2015
Paris vs. Copenhagen: global majority now committed to climate action
Copenhagen 2009 ended in failure. The global climate commitment has grown dramatically, but will it be enough heading into Paris 2015? Here's the new landscape.
Mar 12th, 2015