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Hydrogen Powered Rail for the Okanagan?

Recently, Germany has launched the first of their kind, Hydrogen-powered, water by-product trains. British Columbia is exploring this new technology as a potential addition for public trains in the Okanagan region. Story at CBC.ca

The greenest school in Canada

Story at Greenenergyfutures.ca

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Electric Airplanes?

Company, ePlane is planning to produce Canada's first electric airplane and offer unlimited flight passes in Western Canada by 2025. Story at TheNarwal.ca

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Canada annouces ban

The Canadian government has released a shortlist of items which will be banned from sale as early as 2021. Story at CBC.ca

Mermaid power marine wave powered device in English Bay, Vancouver

Harnessing the ocean

A company in Vancouver has developed one of only a few experimental prototypes in the world that can harness the power of the ocean. Story at globalnews.ca

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Xyleco, a company going places

How do you turn plant life into bio-fuel? An interview with this 81 year old reveals his journey and innovation. Story at CBSnews.com

Fusion Power Reactor

Science fiction to become more like Science

Could fusion power soon become a reality? It has certainly made enourmous leaps in the last few decades. Story at Medium.com

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The Canadian Inventor revolutionizing the battery

Don Sadoway talks about his battery invention, which uses unorthodox materials for a longer and more reliable product. Story at CBC.ca

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The most practical window in the world

Still in their research and testing phase, a team of engineers has proven concept with a new type of window. Story at engineering.com

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Global Climate Action & Change

Seaweed added to cowfeed is helping reduce methane
Who would think that cow burps and farts but mainly (90%) burps would have a significant impact on our global climate change situation?
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Innovators and Innovations

Tesla Roof Tiles
Another game-changer from Tesla: Solar Glass Roofing tiles, at least three times more durable than traditional roofing tiles
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Pioneer Log Homes
Fact is we could not have said this any better ourselves. We agree this is the approach that humanity needs and so we are passionately in favourable support of the team at Pioneer logo Homes!
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Free-Light products
Free-Light Solar Products are truly remarkable! Intuitive in design, engineered and guaranteed to last, their Solar Products add value to every home and exterior landscape.
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Canadian Policy

Canadian Energy Data Links
Access to all the Canadian Data Energy Links you could ask for along the electricity pathway: system-wide, resources, generation, transmission, uses and pricing.
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National Electricity – Including Renewables
Overall, electricity generation in Canada is predominantly hydroelectric (approximately 65 percent).
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Canada’s Energy Future: 2017 – National Energy Board
The evolution of climate policies and energy technologies will be an important part of Canada’s transition to a lower carbon economy.
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Renewable Energy Output Per Province

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Hydro Output in Canada

British Columbia – 13,800 MW
Alberta – 943 MW
Saskatchewan – 900 MW
Manitoba – 900 MW
Ontario – 8500 MW
Quebec – 38400 MW
Atlantic Canada (NB, NF, NS, PEI) – 1800 MW
Northern Canada (YU, NU, NT) – 1800 MW

Renewable Energy Infographics

The Effects of Climate Change

Pete Seeger Quote

Carbon Calculators

It is the primarily focus of this carbon calculator to let people purchase carbon offsets related to the emissions released from air travel. Just type in your origin location and destination, and find out which sustainable programs around the world you can support with a simple donation

WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. While this carbon calculator is primarily targeted at UK residents and companies – It is by far the best calculator we came across, based on aesthetics, ease of use and straight forward messaging.

Carbonzero helps you measure, manage and mitigate your climate impact while supporting projects that protect nature and give back to local communities.

 

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