Subject: Clean Capital Newsletter: Wind Energy | Green Buildings | Green Bonds

Wind Energy | Green Buildings | Green Bonds
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UBC A Place of Mind
Clean Capital Newsletter
Managing Editor: Dr. James Tansey
Clean Capital Newsletter
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B.C. lags during banner year for wind power in Canada
By Jonny Wakefield, 9 February 2016

Canada added just over 700 megawatts of new wind energy to grids across the country last year, but B.C. was largely out of the picture.
Clean Capital
From Passive Houses to wood structures, green buildings are on the rise in Vancouver
By Maura Forrest, 09 February 2017

On the corner of East Hastings and Skeena Street in Vancouver, Canada’s largest Passive House is under construction.
Clean Capital
Green bonds: a climate solution with some holes
By Jenny Tan, 3 February 2017

Green bonds may be a way to finance climate change solutions, but some may not be as ‘green’ as they look.

Other news & events
  • UBC’s urban miners keep LEDs out of landfills.
  • WHO report shows urban green spaces deliver multiple health benefits.
  • Solar-energy jobs are growing 12 times as fast as the US economy.
  • European Parliament votes to halve food waste by 2030.
  • Analysis: carbon taxes are ripe for misunderstanding in a post-truth political world.
  • Site C ruling shows Canadian courts don't take reconciliation seriously, says law professor.
  • Fossil fuel fictions and other realities of living in a post-truth world.
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