BetterHomesTO is a City of Toronto initiative to provide guidance to residents on how to create more climate-friendly homes. In addition to the useful information available on the website, they host bi-monthly Community-Led Retrofit Initiatives meetings where interested groups or individuals can acquire and share knowledge about ways to reduce residential carbon emissions.
The event held in October 2021 happened to be intercontinental. Members...Read more
One Billion Resilient People by 2030
Sharing this Press Release by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Reslience Center: Announcement of Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance
Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance:
Reducing Extreme Heat Risk for Vulnerable People
Newly formed alliance launches global initiative to name and categorize heat waves to reduce risks of this “silent killer”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AUGUST 4, 2020 – Today, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation...Read more
MICROMOBILITY!!! - Guest blog by Graysanne Bedell
What’s environmentally-friendly(er), cheap, quiet, fast as a speeding bicycle and operable on bike paths? With fears around both public transit and ‘car-maggedon’, let’s consider the case for personal micromobility devices.
Read more on Graysanne Bedells's blog post: "It seems obvious to me that micromobility should be fully in the crosshairs of those who want to change fossil fuel...Read more
Everything You Wanted to Know about Residential Heat Pumps
What is a heat pump and how can it make your home more comfortable and energy efficient?
To learn all about how this new technology helps to heat and cool your home, view this excellent webinar Residential Heat Pumps 101, hosted by the City of Toronto's Environment and Energy Division on February 28th, 2020
Slides are also available in a pdf format ...Read more
Climate Action Network Canada reacts to the Teck decision
Courtesy of Climate Action Network Canada, below is their statement regarding Teck's decision to withdraw Teck's application for Frontier mine:
Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA], 24 February 2020:
Teck Resources’ decision to...