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|01 Sep, 2015||
How Road Diets Work
Watch How Road Diets Work - a short video tour of four different street redesigns by planner Jeff Speck.
|27 Aug, 2015||
Renewables Global Status Report delivers good news on emissions
The latest edition of the annual Renewables Global Status Report, launched at the Vienna Energy Forum, emphasizes the increased use of renewable energy and energy efficiency as a key contributor to this occurrence, observed for the first time in four decades.
|26 Aug, 2015||
Nominations Open for Energy Efficiency Working Group
Great opportunity for communities interested in nominating their candidates for the Energy Efficiency Working Group!
|25 Aug, 2015||
Climate survey closed but still time for public comment (until Sept 14)
VICTORIA – Almost 6,000 British Columbians have shared their climate change views with government by taking the Climate Leadership Plan survey – the first in a series of public consultations to help develop the Province’s new climate plan.
|20 Aug, 2015||
Nominate Your Climate Action Story for a Healthy Communities Short Video
BC Healthy Communities is inviting BC communities to submit their Story for a Healthy Communities Short Video. This is a great opportunity to showcase health benefits that result from your climate action efforts. Story nominations due: September 11, 2015.
|18 Aug, 2015||
Nominations open for QUEST Community Energy Builder Awards
Nominations for the QUEST Community Energy Builder Awards are open until October 1, 2015.
|07 Aug, 2015||
BC's Largest Solar Project Begins Operation in Kimberley
The City of Kimberley's solar project, SunMine is now commercially operational. This is B.C.’s first grid-connected solar facility, as well as being Canada’s largest project to use solar trackers.
|06 Aug, 2015||
Outcomes from the Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum
Outcome materials from the Global Learning Forum are now available for anyone interested in advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency. Please read, watch, listen, and share these materials.
|28 Jul, 2015||
Become a GTI Pilot Community to accelerate your Community Energy Plan implementation!
Get involved! GTI is seeking three pilot communities to apply the leading practices for building and maintaining support, leadership and funding to accelerate the implementation of Community Energy Plans (CEPs).
|22 Jul, 2015||
Webinar recordings: How GMF can help fund your sustainable initiatives
The live recordings of FCM's Green Municipal Fund (GMF) funding webinars are now available online.
|20 Jul, 2015||
Join the Discussion: B.C.’s Climate Leadership Plan and call for public consultation
The province is inviting feedback on Climate Leadership Plan discussion paper from July 17th to August 17th at 4pm. Share your ideas and priorities for this next phase of climate action
|15 Jul, 2015||
WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics 2015
WBA launches Global Bioenergy Statistics 2015
|13 Jul, 2015||
Climate & Energy Action Award application deadline is 12:00 noon, Monday, July 27
Time is running out! Apply for a 2015 Climate & Energy Action Award before 12:00 noon, Monday, July 27.
|13 Jul, 2015||
PCIC Science Brief: Possible Artifacts of Data Biases in the Recent Global Surface Warming Hiatus
Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) periodically releases Science Brief, reports on recent climate science literature, relevant to stakeholders in the Pacific and Yukon Region of Canada.
|09 Jul, 2015||
B.C. celebrates five consecutive carbon neutral years
British Columbia has achieved carbon neutrality across its provincial public sector for the fifth consecutive year, as confirmed in the Carbon Neutral Government Year in Review 2014 report.
|06 Jul, 2015||
Infrastructure Planning Grant Program Deadline: July 31, 2015
Applying for the Infrastructure Planning Grant? The deadline is on July 31, 2015! The Infrastructure Planing Grant Program supports local governments in projects related to the development of sustainable community infrastructure.
|02 Jul, 2015||
Registration for UBCM's 2015 Convention is now open!
Registration is now open for the 2015 Convention.
|30 Jun, 2015||
First Nations to develop community energy plans
Managing energy consumption and developing strategies for future clean energy projects - that’s the focus of four new community energy plans to be developed by the Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council.
|29 Jun, 2015||
Caring for the Air – Emotive Campaign Offers a Unique Perspective on the Electric Vehicle Experience
The Emotive campaign aims to raise awareness of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) in BC by focusing on personal experience of driving and owning an EV.
|26 Jun, 2015||
Youth Sustainability Garden to be Built in Fort Nelson
The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM) is building a Youth Sustainability Garden in Fort Nelson. The garden will act as an education centre to teach children registered in the summer fun program about gardening, food security, water conservation, and composting.