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Aiming for optopia

Kim Stanley Robinson has been called a cli-fi (rather than sci-fi) writer and his book Ministry for the Future has been seminal on moving the climate change discussion further into […]
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Preparing for an EV future

‘Build it and they will come’ is taking on a new meaning in Northern Canada’s tourism industry. If you want to attract tourists from urban Ontario, where increasing numbers of […]
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Calling all carbon newbies to save the date

The Carbon Almanac and our partiner Clever Carbon are participating in the Carbon Newbie Summit as part of New York Climate Week. The Carbon Newbie Summit is a casual conference […]
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Social housing leading the way

You may be familiar with the passive house concept - which is defined as an international standard that “is recognized by the United Nations as the optimal way to build […]
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Changing minds in Switzerland

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe recently participated in the SPEED2ZERO event where she gave a talk titled “Using Data to Change People's Minds on Climate Change”. Watch a recording of that presentation. […]
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Cities are a key piece of the climate change puzzle

Did you know that over half the world’s population lives in urban areas? Perhaps you live in a city yourself and are growing ever more worried about the impacts of […]
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The perfect temperature

Heating and cooling are the largest energy expenses in most homes–comprising 35-50 percent of the annual electricity bill. They also account for a significant portion of an individual’s impact on […]
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Climate knowledge quiz

Test how much you know about climate change with these carbon-based questions: (Find the answers here) After you test your knowledge, share this quiz with a young person or an […]
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More, less or ignore?

In his book The Wizard and the Prophet Charles Mann describes two theories about the future–one based on the work of a Nobel Peace Prize winner and the other by […]
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Helping bees helps us

Climate change causes irregular weather patterns which can create a mismatch of seasonal changes. This can cause flowers to bloom before or after the bees emerge. All species of bees pollinate […]
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