A green city project in Russia comes alive

The project is supported by thorough research into what works best to create a green city, a large injection of funds and the participation of lots of volunteers

A green city project in Russia comes alive
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This is part 5 in our series Healthy cities

The project is supported by thorough research into what works best to create a green city, a large injection of funds and the participation of lots of volunteers

Buildings must be the foundation of a green city

Building standards include energy balance and water use, health and well-being of occupants, pollution, transport, materials, waste and ecology

Buildings must be the foundation of a green city
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This is part 3 in our series Healthy cities

Building standards include energy balance and water use, health and well-being of occupants, pollution, transport, materials, waste and ecology

The human payoff to urban green space

It's a matter of sanitation, hygiene, health and aesthetics, and mental well-being, among other things

The human payoff to urban green space
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This is part 2 in our series Healthy cities

Part 2 in a five-part series: It’s a matter of sanitation, hygiene, health and aesthetics, and mental well-being, among other things

The plastic bag ban bandwagon is way off course

A ban of anything the environmental movement doesn’t like is smart politics for a government that wants to look green. But a bag ban is pointless

The plastic bag ban bandwagon is way off course
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A ban of anything the environmental movement doesn’t like is smart politics for a government that wants to look green. But a bag ban is pointless

When a large city learns the value of hugging trees

Part 1 of a five-part series: Urban vegetation has implications for human mental and physical health, and combats flooding, heat, pollution and soil erosion

When a large city learns the value of hugging trees
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This is part 1 in our series Healthy cities

Urban vegetation has implications for human mental and physical health, and combats flooding, heat, pollution and soil erosion

Canada’s over-hyped clean-tech revolution

Elected officials are wrong to think that "clean tech" is about to reshape the Canadian economy

Canada’s over-hyped clean-tech revolution
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FINLAYSON: Elected officials are wrong to think that “clean tech” is about to reshape the Canadian economy

Green energy future still a long way off

Important shifts in production and consumption are underway but any global energy revolution will be considerably slower than many believe

Green energy future still a long way off
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FINLAYSON: Important shifts in production and consumption notwithstanding, any global energy revolution is still a long way off

How to make your home energy sustainable

Canada's most significant residential energy uses – transportation, space heating, electricity and hot water – can be minimized

How to make your home energy sustainable
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BLISS TAYLOR: Canada’s most significant residential energy uses – transportation, space heating, electricity and hot water – can be minimized

Going solar an investment in community

Small projects at the local level will ultimately result in a big payoff in energy conservation

Going solar an investment in community
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DODGE: Small projects at the local level will ultimately result in a big payoff in energy conservation

Green Acres Colony largest solar farm in Western Canada

Green Acres Colony's solar farm has taken the 'what's possible' to a new level

Green Acres Colony largest solar farm in Western Canada
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DODGE: Green Acres Colony’s solar farm has taken the ‘what’s possible’ to a new level