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Date Summary
27 Sep, 2015 Recognizing Local Governments in BC for Their Leadership in Climate Action

Learn about the BC communities that were recognized for their climate action leadership at the 2015 UBCM convention and tradeshow. 

22 Sep, 2015 New Tool - Community Infrastructure Planning Decision Support Tool

Comparing the costs of infrastructure of different development scenarios over a 100 year period to inform long-term sustainable development and asset management decisions

21 Sep, 2015 New Success Story - Sparwood Leisure Centre Energy Upgrade

Sparwood’s leisure centre and arena retrofits help the municipality meet its CEEP energy goals. 

14 Sep, 2015 Whistler Recognized by Province for Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Province of British Columbia recognizes Whistler for achieving carbon neutrality in 2014!

09 Sep, 2015 Wood Stove Exchange Funding Available

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Provincial Wood Stove Exchange.

03 Sep, 2015 BC Regional District Reporting Webinar Recording

The BC Ministry of Environment has released BC Regional District Reporting Webinar Recording, hosted on August 27th, 2015.

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.