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 […]

The SSG Story so far: Yuill Herbert presents to the All – Party Co-operative Caucus

The All-Party Caucus on Co-operatives held its eight meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015, under the theme “Innovative co-ops in green technologies and climate change adaptation.” Yuill was invited to provide the story of SSG, and why we do what we do. Here is his presentation: “Thank you for inviting me here to present- it […]

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 […]

Pathway to Paris #9: The gap in local and federal climate action commitments

In this Issue #9 Canada fails to match GHG emission target Deconstructing Paris COP21 text Canadian premiers sign declaration for a low carbon economy John Kerry invites civil society to commit to climate action HSBC advises investors divest from fossil fuel companies Extreme weather events on the rise

Job opportunity – Financial Director

SSG is looking for a keen and competent individual to join our cooperative as Financial Director. Find the job posting here!

Join the Climate Tracker Programme with our friends at Global Call for Climate Action

Post from Global Call for Climate Action – please respond to Joshua if you have any questions Join the world’s biggest climate change writing movement for a chance to be part of the Adopt a Negotiator COP21 team in Paris this year!

 This is a huge year for climate action. Almost every country on earth […]