Urban & Transport
Nearly 100% of US car sales could be electric in 15 yrs – the challenge is powering them with clean electricity
Through a combination of renewable energy, micro-grids, charging stations and working with public utilities, we could power a growing electric and hybrid vehicle fleet with clean energy.
The BC government's controversial new recycling program took effect Monday, irking some local business owners who say additional costs will drive up the price of consumer goods.
Big, top-down building projects no longer stir the imaginations of North American city dwellers, says David Suzuki. Now people are excited about little changes to our urban fabric.
With cars driving climate change, injury, death, and serious human health impacts, it's time to invest in public transit, urban infrastructure and other, healthier alternatives, says Dvid Suzuki.
"I do not want (us) to be known as the garbage dump for Metro Vancouver," Nanaimo Mayor John Ruttan said Monday night as his council unanimously rejected a proposed incinerator at Duke Point.
Economist Erik Andersen explains how the proposed Duke Point incinerator in Nanaimo, BC - to burn Metro Vancouver's garbage - could cost local homeowners $1.5 Billion in lost property values.
The owners of Gibsons Recycling Depot say a corporate waste management conglomerate will not only put local recyclers out of business, but also feed Metro Vancouver’s garbage incinerators.
The Ontario Liberals look to make a multi-billion dollar public transit expansion into a campaign issue.
SmartWay is an innovative tool that helps shippers and carriers track and reduce their carbon emissions - the transportation equivalent of "Certified Organic" labelling.
Plans to triple the density of a Langley Township neighbourhood have roiled local residents. Following a rally of hundreds opposed to the proposal, city council is set to vote on it tonight.