- Although 2011 witnessed fewer natural disasters than 2010, overall global monetary losses hit a record-setting $380 billion. Insurance companies, politicians and climate change leaders are discussing how best to mitigate and prepare for unforeseen catastrophes.
- The federal government is radically changing the way it funds research and development in Canada. Saying that Canada has fallen behind other developed countries, Budget 2012 announces a new formula for funding innovation and research to foster job creation.
- A new study from the University of Oregon is challenging conventional thinking on alternative energy someday replacing fossil fuels. The study says it can take as much as 10 units of alternative energy to replace one unit of fossil fuels.
- Sagging carbon prices lost nearly 14% of their value yesterday (2 April) as recession and a warm winter sparked a predicted 2.6% drop in carbon emissions from the 10,000 installations covered by the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS) last year.
- The US Environmental Protection Agency says that targeted strategies to reduce black carbon "can be expected to provide climate benefits within the next several decades," based on black carbon's strong warming potential and its short atmospheric lifetime of days to weeks.
|Exhibitor:||Royal Roads University|
|Contact Name:||Dianne Baynton (subject to change shortly)|
2005 Sooke Road,
Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2
The challenge of sustainability is global, and with it comes new opportunities for collaboration across disciplines, between governments, scientists and business leaders, and among those committed to innovative responses to complex ecological, social and economic issues. Royal Roads University's programs provide the leadership skills and interdisciplinary knowledge that lead to sustainable solutions. As a key part of its mandate, the School of Environment and Sustainability is committed to appli
|Experience in:||Canada, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, United States|
|Interest in:||Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, United States|