Amid the thrust and parry of election season, British Columbians might have been confused by the seeming agreement of the three major political parties on a critical issue.
The Green Budget Coalition, of which Pembina Institute is a member, is calling on Canada’s governing parties to support an economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that creates jobs while accelerating Canada’s responses to climate and biodiversity crises.
Protecting the health of British Columbians, building a resilient economy, and taking strong action on climate change are different pieces of the same puzzle. As B.C. and the world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, governments are increasingly looking to put the clean economy and job growth at the centre of recovery efforts.
The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) has flicked the switch to activate the sun’s energy at the FVRD head office with the installation of solar panels on the building’s rooftop in downtown Chilliwack.
Energy efficiency and conservation (sometimes referred to as EEC) describe how people use energy, not where the sources of energy come from as with energy generation. Efficiency is the use of energy in a more effective way, so using less energy to achieve the same desired function. Conservation is behaviour or practice that results in the use of less energy.
A group of British Columbia building-industry leaders wanted a sneak peek of their province’s net-zero energy-ready future. So they went to Belgium.
OTTAWA — The Pembina Institute is proud to announce Rylan Urban is the winner of our 2019 Youth Energy Policy Design competition. Rylan used the Pembina Institute’s Energy Policy Simulator to create a winning vision of how Canada can reach 2030 international climate targets.