- 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
Emerging Leaders Forum
Leading Change is a Canada-wide movement started by young environmental and sustainability professionals working together to catalyze action and influence positive change locally, regionally and internationally. The movement is unified through a series of exciting initiatives and participant 'touch points' that will be held to:
Inspire, motivate and educate
Facilitate ongoing dialogue and engagement
Enhance connectivity and accessibility
Expand diversity and collaboration
The objective is to address environmental, social and economic issues that are critical to attaining a sustainable future for the next generation.
Leading Change was kick-started during the GLOBE 2012 Conference with a week-long program, including a one-day Emerging Leader Forum on March 13 at GLOBE 2012 in Vancouver.