Subject: Clean Capital Newsletter: Climate Migration | EV Adoption | FN Clean Energy

Climate Migration | EV Adoption | FN Clean Energy
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Clean Capital Newsletter
Managing Editor: Dr. James Tansey
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Preparing for climate migration 
By Jonny Wakefield, 23 February 2017

For years, Vancouver planners have warnedthat the city must do more to prepare for the effects of climate change. With sea levels set to rise nearly a metre by 2100, Vancouver will need to develop strategies and infrastructure to mitigate the impacts of floods, and water storage plans to allow the city to survive longer droughts.
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The slow rise of the electric car
By Maura Forrest, 23 February 2017

Earlier this month, the B.C. government announced it would extend its Clean Energy Vehicle program, originally launched in 2011.The provincial government has infused another $40 million into the program, which lets consumers save $5,000 on the purchase of electric and hybrid vehicles, and $6,000 on hydrogen fuel cell cars.
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Extra $2.1 million for B.C. First Nations clean energy
By Jenny Tan, 23 February 2017

For some First Nation communities in the province, clean energy projects might be the ideal blend of economic development and environmental stewardship. Earlier this month, the B.C. government added $2.1 million to the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund.

Other news & events
  • You’re more likely to die from air pollution in India than China, study says.
  • Parks, big and small, needed for public health.
  • More than 700 species facing extinction are being hit by climate change.
  • When the glaciers go: Hydroelectric vulnerability and climate change.
  • Wooden 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel.
  • Sharing Economy: 'Want good stuff'? From snowboards to snowblowers, new Vancouver rental app has you covered.
  • Want to eat meat sustainably? Share a cow says Vancouver startup.
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