Join Us For Our Summit: Cities Taking Rapid Climate Action Now

Join us on November 3 on the sidelines of COP26 in Glasgow to explore creative and scalable climate solutions emerging in cities around the world. A live broadcast will be available for those who cannot attend in-person.

Powerful Free Tool Helps Accelerate Climate Action

A revolutionary open-access online database offers every Canadian community the data it needs to begin slashing its contribution to global climate change.

How One City De-Polarized Climate Action

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson explains how the City engaged the public to build consensus on climate action and why it adopted a carbon budget.

Open Call for Copyeditors and Proofreaders

Oct. 7, 2021 UPDATE: We have completed the first round of our selection process and will not be considering further applications at this time; however, we welcome additional responses to this open call and can keep your resume on file for future opportunities. Sustainability Solutions Group (SSG) is looking for copyeditors and proofreaders to assist […]

What It Means to Plan for Net-Zero 

Governments and business can learn from Canada’s approach to climate action and reducing greenhouse gas emissions related to its real estate portfolio and emissions.

How We Can Reduce Emissions by Changing How We Work 

A Government of Canada study shows that transforming the way employees use space and how they get to work can drive down workplace emissions.

Aging Buildings and the Climate Emergency: Opportunity Knocks!

A Canadian study shows that upgrading North America’s aging buildings offer a historic opportunity for climate action and renewal.

Combining Electrification and Deep Retrofits to Decarbonize Canada’s Buildings

As organizations and utilities plan for the future of electrification, efficiency is a critical way to minimize peak demand and make the transition to zero-carbon buildings viable.

How Industrializing Retrofits Can Decarbonize Canada’s Buildings

Old, leaky buildings are a climate problem. For organizations with large building portfolios, this challenge is paramount to reducing emissions. And it’s a critical one for solving the climate crisis.

Why Doesn’t Canada Have a National Retrofit Program Already?

In 1906, American philosopher William James coined the phrase “the moral equivalent of war” in referring to the problem of sustaining political unity and resolve in the absence of war. U.S. President Jimmy Carter used the phrase in his famous energy crisis speech of 1977 to describe what it was going to take to respond […]