Sustainable Use of Biomass in a Low-Carbon Canada
Published on 6 December 2012
"Most of the biomass used for energy in Canada is derived from forest waste, which represents about 25 to 30 million dry tonnes a year. In a low-carbon energy scenario, Canada could need as much as 100 to 200 million dry tonnes of primary feedstock per year."
Creating and Enabling a Municipal Environment for District Energy
Published on 31 October 2012
"The purpose of the dialogue was to move from discussion to action on the successful implementation of district energy (DE) as a heating and cooling solution in Calgary, as part of the City’s efforts to reach its goals outlined in the Calgary Community GHG Reduction Plan."
Finding Innovative Financing for the Green Built Environment
Published on 29 October 2012
"The dialogue was intended to explore what options are already available, and what options may be developed or explored moving forward for how to adequately finance energy efficient, low-carbon buildings in Calgary."
Directions and Discussion: Transportation 2040
Published on 21 June 2012
"Vancouver seeks to be the greenest city in the world by 2020 but faces the challenges of any growing metropolis, particularly with respect to moving goods and people. The City of Vancouver has developed a draft transportation plan for public input, Transportation 2040."
Vancouver as a Global Urban Sustainability Centre
Published on 13 June 2012
"The City of Vancouver and its six public post-secondary institutions are well-advanced in their sustainability collaboration. This dialogue has demostrated that there is considerable interest in the private sector in joining the process of collaboration."