Entries by Petronella Tyson

Pathway to Paris #11: Where are we after the Bonn talks?

A biweekly climate briefing for municipalities About this service | Subscribe to this newsletter | Contact the editor In this Issue #11 The last two weeks UN preparatory meeting in the lead up to Paris Countries issue their national targets How can towns and cities contribute to a fair and ambitious climate deal in Paris? […]

Putting a Price on Carbon

From our one of our Office of Research Projects: MC3 Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission has released a report outlining how Canada can quickly and efficiently reduce carbon emissions. Their proposal? Every province in Canada should put a price on carbon. They argue that “strong provincial carbon pricing policies… make good economic sense for every province—and for […]

Pathway to Paris #10: financing and developing the low carbon economy

A biweekly climate briefing for municipalities ———————————————————— About this service | Subscribe to this newsletter | Contact the editor In this Issue #10 ———————————————————— Governments subsidise fossil fuels massively The growing job market in renewables Under2MOU: Regions unite for a low carbon future Public commitments to climate action Featured network: Global Parliament of Mayors ______________________________________________________________ […]

SSG Newswire May 2015

Sustainability Solutions Group NEWSWIRE May 2015 A monthly newsletter on news and inspiration at the nexus of sustainability To subscribe, please follow this link [Recently completed] North Cowichan Watershed Atlas We have been working with Bonsall Creek, North Cowichan on their vision for how they see water use, including ground and surface water, in the […]

Listen to our latest Green Building podcast from our work with Portland Hotel Society (PHS) Community Services Society, Vancouver.

Green Building audio tours have released our latest podcast that guides listeners through our project for community supported housing with Portland Hotel Society in Vancouver, BC. SSG Director Jeremy describes our contribution and sustainability of the 139 unit development for vulnerable people alongside Jeff West from Portland Hotel Society. Features include a rooftop garden, a […]