Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson explains how the City engaged the public to build consensus on climate action and why it adopted a carbon budget.
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.
A Government of Canada study shows that transforming the way employees use space and how they get to work can drive down workplace emissions.
A Canadian study shows that upgrading North America’s aging buildings offer a historic opportunity for climate action and renewal.
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.
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 […]
What would happen if Canada’s major cities prioritized a green recovery in response to COVID-19? Their investments could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by two thirds by 2030, create over 2.9 million jobs, and reduce air pollution by 32%, preventing 3,950 premature deaths over the next decade.
In mid-July, SSG Co-founder and Principal Yuill Herbert was featured in the Green Economy Heroes Podcast with Dianne Saxe, an environmental lawyer and the former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario.