- A company that converts plastic into fuels and another that makes measurement sensors for the smart grid are the inaugural investments of a new $30 million cleantech venture fund launched in Ontario.
- The Canadian government has announced new funding of $35 million over five years to Canadian university and government scientists and researchers to help "improve understanding of the climate and the atmosphere."
- The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental.
- The global economy continued to grow last year, world population surpassed 7 billion, and the use of energy and other natural resources generally rose. The impacts of rising consumption and the increasingly risky state of humanity are documented in the Worldwatch Institute's Vital Signs 2012 report.
- "Never has there been a more exciting time for all of us to explore this great next frontier where boundaries between work and purpose are merging into one, where doing good, really is good for business."
|Exhibitor:||Clean Energy BC|
|Contact Name:||Lisa Bateman|
354-409 Granville Street,
Vancouver, BC V6C 1T2
Clean Energy BC is the industry association representing developers and operators together with the commercial & technical supply chains involved in the generation and management of clean and/or renewable, cost-effective electricity in BC. CEBC is particularly active in the regulatory and advocacy arenas supporting responsible development of BC's energy resources with respect for the environment, First Nations and economic development throughout the province that benefits all British Columbians.
|Experience in:||Austria, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States|
|Interest in:||Australia, Austria, Germany, Japan, Norway, China, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Korea|