Several headlines have been circulating recently regarding a surge in investments into renewable energy. The shift towards using renewable energy is occurring globally: the Swedes developing their biogas technology, Australia announcing the powering of 70% of homes with renewable energy just last month, and both energy leaders like China and smaller developing countries like … [Read more...] about Developing Countries’ Renewable Revolution
In this day and age, the attachment we have to our smartphones is next to something out of a romance novel. Whether by checking the news, playing games, or scrolling through social media, we spend much of our waking hours on our devices. While some may view this attachment as less than favourable, there are undeniable benefits to today’s technology – like empowering us to make … [Read more...] about Go Green In A Snap With These Sustainability Apps!
You may have recently come across headlines outlining Sweden’s tendency to import waste from other countries. The news had struck me as odd the first time I read it: why would a country that’s known for being sustainable and progress-oriented IMPORT waste? Is it that they have more space for landfills? I was thoroughly confused and mildly incensed, and thus began my … [Read more...] about Sweden’s Case for Importing Waste
The oil and gas industry is by far the energy giant of Canada. Over the years, it has had incredible contributions to the economy, and is currently employing >400,000 specialized Canadians across the country. The sector is consistently updating its environmental standards, and is working towards being the cleanest version it can, slowly incorporating greener practices into … [Read more...] about Geothermal: A band-aid for abandonment?