According to a new report published by Morgan Stanley last month the United States will likely reach its targets under the Paris Climate Accords without the help of the current White House administration. The report suggests that by 2020 energy from renewable sources will be the cheapest form of commercial energy more-or-less worldwide. The report also predicts that a 26-28% … [Read more...] about Renewables so Cheap That US Will Meet Paris Climate Targets Regardless of Political Hinderance
Summer is halfway through and festival season is in full swing. Music festivals have become increasingly popular over the years. Festivals have become inclusive of music, art, comedy, food, drink and much more. They beat to the drum of their own business model, with a continuously growing ‘behind the scenes’ team. These teams are not only taking care of the consumer … [Read more...] about Festivals: Graduating with a G Major in Green
I wanted to give a quick shout-out to the thousands of women in South-East Asia who are repurposing plastic feed-sacks to make stylish wallets, shopping bags, totes and laptop cases. The bags and accessories can be found in any market easily and there are lots of patterns to choose from. … [Read more...] about Women in Southeast Asia Upcycle to Create Bold Accessories
Have you taken the challenge? Plastic Free July is a environmental challenge originating from Australia, but which is available to pledge around the world. The challenge runs the entire month of July, and is simple, “Choose to refuse single-use plastics during July”. Sounds easy, right? Well, in one word; yes. The challenge is easy, but you’re going to want to come prepared. … [Read more...] about Plastic Free July: Take the challenge
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?