- Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is looking for the next wave of innovative cleantech entrepreneurs.
- The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute has completed a report for that examines the impact climate change is likely to have on Alberta’s ecosystems. Alberta’s boreal forest may transition to aspen forest and grasslands as a result of changing climate conditions.
- The Climate Bonds Initiative has issued proposed eligibility criteria for solar assets under the Climate Bond Standard and Certification Scheme.
- Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than 9-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050
- The sun is finally rising on the global solar business, with growing demand in developing regions helping to ignite the first increase in industry wide capital spending in three years in 2014
Access to Water: Improving the Supply of a Critical Resource
Around the world, agriculture, mining, manufacturing, and other industries are in direct competition with urban populations for access to water. How can better management and stronger governance lead to improved access for all users? How are improved technologies, infrastructure investments, and information-based solutions helping to improve the supply of this critical resource?
Laurent Auguste, President & CEO, Veolia Water Americas, USA
Samir Brikho, Chief Executive, AMEC, UK
Jane Pagel, President & CEO, Ontario Clean Water Agency, Canada
Chris Sacksteder, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Dow Water & Process Solutions, USA
Peter Williams, Distinguished Engineer & Chief Technology Officer - Big Green Innovations, IBM Corporation, USA