Subject: Clean Capital Newsletter: Climate Change | Green Investment | Clean Tech Funding

Climate Change | Green Investment | Clean Tech Funding
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UBC A Place of Mind
Clean Capital Newsletter
Managing Editor: Dr. James Tansey
Clean Capital Newsletter
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Face-off: Can cities, states and provinces move ahead on climate change while national governments stall?
By Maura Forrest, 6 April 2017

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order he said would end “the war on coal.” The order launches a review of the Clean Power Plan, which limits greenhouse-gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. It also lifts a moratorium . . .
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Budget 2017 walks tightrope between oil and gas, green investment
By Jonny Wakefield, 6 April 2017

Climate: 66. Oil: 47. While far from an exhaustive analysis, a quick word search reveals a bit about the priorities in Justin Trudeau’s latest budget, released March 22 to mixed reviews from environmentalists.
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“Delayed” budget funding for clean tech may actually be a good thing
By Arman Kazemi, 6 April 2017

While many criticized the Liberal government for punting a proposed $2 billion Low Carbon Economy Fund...some commentators have seen the move as a positive step that views real climate action as slow-boiling and bottom-up.

Other news & events
  • 4 Surprising Ways Cities Keep You Healthy.
  • Free-range dairy cows: UBC study makes case for grazing.
  • In this province, we seem to have a nearly spiritual connection to the oceans and the lakes that surround us, yet so many of us carelessly waste water every single day
  • Vancouver hires Chief Resilience Officer to improve sustainability.
  • How clean water in remote communities could be cheap and easy.
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