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Sustainable neighbourhood transformations: retrofit social housing

Pembina - May 25, 2017 - 5:50pm

Dutch professor Anke van Hal has been involved in various initiatives targeting energy retrofits in a holistic approach aiming to maximize social benefits.

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5 ways to secure B.C.’s economic prosperity in the changing world

Pembina - May 25, 2017 - 3:35pm

As British Columbians, we all want to our province’s future to include a prosperous economy, safe communities, and healthy families.

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Using solvents in the oilsands (blog)

Pembina - May 25, 2017 - 12:21pm

Innovations to reduce greenhouse emissions from the oilsands industry have been long awaited. Injecting solvents such as butane instead of steam underground to recover bitumen may reduce the high per barrel production emissions from the oilsands. 

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Strong methane regulations essential to meet Canada’s climate targets (media release)

Pembina - May 25, 2017 - 10:44am

These regulations are cost-effective and are vital to achieve the goals articulated in the recently released pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. 

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Building Energy Benchmarking in B.C.

Pembina - May 24, 2017 - 3:16pm

The Pembina Institute presents a webinar on the benefits of building energy benchmarking, featuring guest speakers and an audience Q&A.

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B.C. party leaders urged to work together to secure clean growth future (media release)

Pembina - May 24, 2017 - 6:03am

The Pembina Institute released Vision for Clean Growth in B.C., a blueprint for the next provincial government to ensure tomorrow’s B.C. has a prosperous economy, thriving communities, and healthy families.

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Vision for Clean Growth in B.C. (publication)

Pembina - May 24, 2017 - 5:22am

B.C. is at risk of being left behind. The Pembina Institute outlines five key priorities for building the clean economy.

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Getting on Board

Pembina - May 23, 2017 - 9:30am

Join Evergreen and the Pembina Institute for a presentation and discussion around best practices in stakeholder engagement and land use planning for rapid transit projects in Ontario. 

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The Right to a Healthy Environment (publication)

Pembina - May 19, 2017 - 4:20am

Do Canadians have a right to a healthy environment? Such rights are recognized in more than 110 countries around the world, but not in Canada. We have compiled three case studies highlighting the adverse impact on current rights when environmental human rights are lacking. All three case studies relate to energy development in Alberta.

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Gas vs. electricity? Comparing home heating costs in B.C. (blog)

Pembina - May 18, 2017 - 6:22pm

Electric heat pumps offer safe, reliable heating and reduce pollution — and these benefits don’t have to come at the cost of higher utility bills.

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Infographic: What’s the true cost of home heating in B.C.? (publication)

Pembina - May 18, 2017 - 6:01pm

Gas furnace or electric heat pump? These two home heating options come with different costs and benefits in B.C.

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Ottawa taking carbon pricing cues from provinces (blog)

Pembina - May 18, 2017 - 1:55pm

Today, the Government of Canada outlined its initial thinking on how Canada will implement its national price on carbon.

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Ontario's Growth Plan puts focus on municipal climate action (blog)

Pembina - May 18, 2017 - 12:06pm

We were especially glad to see the Growth Plan’s requirement for municipalities to set climate policies and actions in their Official Plans.

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Canada’s homes and buildings are key to unlocking clean growth

Pembina - May 17, 2017 - 1:10pm

We don't often think about the buildings in which we live, work, learn, eat, shop and play as being major sources of carbon emissions.

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Building Lasting Change 2017

Pembina - May 16, 2017 - 7:24pm

Josha MacNab, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, will speak during an education breakout session at Building Lasting Change 2017, a green building conference.

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B.C. Advanced Conservation and Efficiency Association AGM

Pembina - May 16, 2017 - 7:04pm

Tom-Pierre Frappé-Sénéclauze, senior advisor with the Pembina Institute, will be a special speaker at the annual general meeting of the B.C. Advanced Conservation and Efficiency Association.

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Global Learning Forum 2017

Pembina - May 16, 2017 - 5:05pm

Karen Tam Wu of the Pembina Institute will moderate a peer-to-peer workshop on energy benchmarking at Renewable Cities' Global Learning Forum 2017.

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B.C. voters show appetite for change

Pembina - May 16, 2017 - 2:28pm

The next government has the chance to build a B.C. that remains competitive as the world transitions to a clean economy, stand-up for affordability and ensure prosperity for all British Columbians.

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Is Alberta taking advantage of the cheapest energy resource? (blog)

Pembina - May 12, 2017 - 2:49pm

Using energy more efficiently saves money for all Albertans by cutting our personal energy costs and reducing the need to build new electricity infrastructure.

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