- 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
Associate Professor, University of Waterloo & Chair, Climate Change Adaptation Project, Canada
Dr. Feltmate is Associate Professor, and Director of Sustainability Practice, in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo.
Positions he holds include: Chair, Climate Change Adaptation Project, Canada; Chair, Pollution Probe; Co-Chair, Extreme Weather Task Force, City of Toronto; Senior Advisor (and Past Chair), Sustainable Electricity Program, Canadian Electricity Association; Board member, Duke of Edinburgh Awards; Member, Ontario Securities Commission's Environmental Reporting Advisory Committee; and Board Member, Sustainable Hamilton.
Prior to joining the University of Waterloo, Dr. Feltmate was Director of Sustainable Development, Ontario Power Generation, and before that he was Vice President of Sustainable Development, Bank of Montreal. Earlier in his career, Dr. Feltmate spent twelve years developing sustainable development programs for two dozen multi-national companies and industry associations.