Entries by Jeremy Murphy

We’re recruiting!

SSG is looking for two inspiring additions to our team as we expand and require additional support. Finance Coordinator and Administrator: 3 days a¬†week* to start on Thursday 10th March 2016 Communications Specialist: 5 days a month to start Monday 14th March 2016 *Candidates in Ottawa interested in a full-time position should specify this in […]

Wrap up of Paris, COP21

Friend of SSG, Kevin Anderson at the Tyndall Centre, provides this neat synopsis of the Paris Climate Agreement in an article for Nature Magazine. Impressed and staggered as we all were by the ease of international diplomacy to deliver an ambitious agreement, he shines light on the enormous assumption this is all based on. That […]

FCM Guidebook for Brownfield Strategies makes top 5 resource for municipalities

The Brownfields Strategy Guidebook has been selected by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as one of their top five resources for municipalities in 2016. ¬† SSG contributed to the Guidebook which provides¬†guidance on¬†how to design and implement¬†an effective brownfield strategy.¬†It is¬†part of a series of guidebooks produced for the¬†Green Municipal Fund’s Leadership program (LiBRe),¬†which is¬†structured […]

Plan 4DE Webinar: Planning and District Energy with GGLO 1st February

In this webinar, GGLO share a perspective from planning and tell the story of developing visualisations for Plan4DE, including the lessons learnt, their observations and take you through the method and results in a fairly transparent way. You can watch the webinar again here if you missed it and enjoy the discussion afterwards. If you […]

Sunnier days: Update from Paris

It is sunny today in Paris and the hallways are buzzing with optimism. A draft text has been passed from the negotiators to the ministers and the text still includes many of the key aspects necessary for a meaningful agreement. Many challenges remain however, and ministers are working on issues such as loss and damage […]

Pathway To Paris #20: It’s cloudy in Paris… notes from the COP21

About this service | Subscribe to this briefing ¬†| Contact the¬†editor In this Issue #20 SSG digest from the frontline An energy transformation Carbon pricing everywhere Divestment of risky assets Ratcheting up the ambition Coming to a city near you Two degrees too many To be legal or not to be? SSG digest from the […]

SSG launches CityInSight: our new energy, emissions & finance model for cities and towns at COP21, Paris

The Canadian climate change and urban planning consultancy SSG launched CityInSight: an open source energy, emissions and finances model for cities, at COP21 in Paris this week. ‚ÄúCities are demonstrating the will to take on energy and emissions challenges. CityInSight enables cities to rigorously explore the impact of policies and investments on the transition to […]