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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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Report on Roadmap to Environmental Action event of Nov. 13, 2019

On a cold, snowy Wednesday evening, 132 chairs fill Swansea Town Hall. Five banners hang on the wall (from left to right):

     1. Preserving Nature

     2. Food & Agriculture

     3. Consumption & Waste

     4. Transportation

     5. Buildings

These are the sign-up sheets the PHP4 Climate Action Steering Committee prepared. As people trickle in, they walk up to the sheets and check mark those issues most important to them. On each seat lays...

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