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$25.8 million Low Carbon Innovation Fund aims to help commercialize technologies that reduce greenhouse emissions.

$25.8 million Low Carbon Innovation Fund aims to help commercialize technologies that reduce greenhouse emissions.

Until September 22, Ontario will accept initial applications for funding from the Low Carbon Innovation Fund. The fund is designed to support “emerging, innovative technologies in areas such as alternative energy generation and conservation, new biofuels or bioproducts, next generation transportation or novel carbon capture and usage technologies,” according to Ontario’s Ministry of Research, Innovation… Continue Reading

Forest vertical cities in China: first forest city under construction covered in 1 million plants; produce 900 tons oxygen daily

Forest vertical cities in China: first forest city under construction covered in 1 million plants; produce 900 tons oxygen daily

Architect Stefano Boeri sees green — not necessarily money — but green air cities in China’s future. The first forest city has begun construction in Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, China. Not only is it beautiful, conceptually, it promises to be a breath of fresh air to China’s toxic cities. Urban density and fast growth have resulted in… Continue Reading

Canadian Mining Fueling the Alternative Power Boom

Canadian Mining Fueling the Alternative Power Boom

Canadian mining companies have recently begun contributing to the green power revolution, locally and abroad. Mining is not typically associated with green energy. The equipment alone has a negative impact on the environment. Some of the effects of mining include erosion, loss of biodiversity, contamination of soil, formation of sinkholes, and water pollution. Some of… Continue Reading

7 Award winners honoured for championing ontario’s environment’s zero-waste, low-carbon initiatives

7 Award winners honoured for championing ontario’s environment’s zero-waste, low-carbon initiatives

Ontario is recognizing the outstanding efforts of local champions doing their part to protect the environment and helping Ontario achieve its commitment to transition to a zero-waste, low-carbon and growing economy. “We are celebrating the efforts of groups and invididuals who are working hard to protect our environment and fight climate change,” said Glen R.… Continue Reading

NASA Studies Climate Change in Canada’s Skies

NASA Studies Climate Change in Canada’s Skies

A decade-long project, which is currently in its second year, will include NASA traversing the Canadian skies this summer in an effort to study the impact of climate change on Arctic and Boreal ecosystems. The federal government and Canadian universities will lend their assistance. Aircrafts have already taken flight. Scientists aboard these flights became concerned… Continue Reading

Canada green tech company helps Chile reduce methane in landfills: $7 million project

Canada green tech company helps Chile reduce methane in landfills: $7 million project

With Chile’s environment minister, Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced a $7 million project to reduce methane in the waste management sector in Chile landfills: “Canadian businesses are already part of the global shift towards a clean growth economy and this project is another great example of that. By putting bold… Continue Reading

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Fully solar powered vehicle: an RV that runs without fuel or charging stations?
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China to totally ban gas and diesel in new car market; with interim targets of 20% electric or hybrid by 2025
In a move that will impact the automotive market, China announced plans to entirely ban the producti [more]
Thunder Child, the unsinkable boat? Self-righting, wavepiercing interceptor engineered to be the perfect boat for offshore patrol
There's something awe-inspiring about seeing the Thunder Child interceptor patrol boat break through [more]
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World’s largest twin engine Airbus A350-1000 passes extreme weather tests for hot weather above 40 degrees celsius
The largest twin engine Airbus, the A350-1000, successfully passed the high-temperature tests in Jul [more]
Natural Resource GDP increased 0.4%, led by Energy subsector at 0.7% — Statscan
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New oil extraction methods such as swept acoustic wave promise to increase yield
Typically, companies only manage to extract a third of the oil from a given field using current tech [more]
Automotive and chemical manufacturing pull up overall Canadian manufacturing sales to higher level than projected
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Forest vertical cities in China: first forest city under construction covered in 1 million plants; produce 900 tons oxygen daily
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