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Five awesome solar projects around the world

Solar energy continues to grow as an area of research for scientists around the world. It is an important renewable energy source and alternative to More...

Canada should adopt an emissions tax to fund green energy research: CD Howe Institute

CALGARY – To avoid wasting clean-technology research and development funding, the Canadian government should adopt a carbon price and encourage other countries to follow suit, More...

The Higher ED Blog: Even the smallest communities can get on the green bandwagon

For a long time, economic development and the environment were at odds: the rise of one meant the decline of the other. In more recent More...

Urban beekeeping takes off as plight of the honeybee wins public attention

A sure sign of spring at Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel is the arrival of Alexandre McLean. But he’s not your average guest; and his luggage is More...

World Bank report on rising water scarcity a wake-up call for North America

Life is dependent on water – and so is our economy. Every sector of the industry needs water. The agricultural sector needs water to grow More...

These earth-saving robots might be the future recyclers

Zhai Yun Tan at NPR looks at Apple’s new approach in recycling technology – using robots to strip millions of iPhones for reusable parts. The More...

The Higher ED Blog: What are the opportunities and challenges for a green economy?

In late 2014, ahead of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21), we launched an on-going series on sustainability, economic development and the green More...

Energy Efficient Electricity

If you’re like most homeowners, you’re certainly interested in knowing ways to improve the energy efficiency levels in your home. No one wants to pay More...

A huge new technology marketplace emerging

There’s an overlooked marketplace – one that is huge and growing at breakneck speed. Its size was calculated at $13.2 billion in 2014 and it More...

A Guide To Self Subsistence: Tips For Growing Your Own Food

When you buy your produce at the grocery store, you never know for sure just how many hands have been on your food.  Store bought More...

3 Ways Solar Power Stimulates Economic Development

Since Al Gore produced the movie An Inconvenient Truth, tons of Americans, as well as folks around the world, have taken notice on the dire More...

5 Reasons to Replace Your Home’s Windows

Are you beginning to be concerned about how “earth-friendly” your home is run? Did you just move into a beautiful home full of old charm? More...