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May 24, 2017

What Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Can Learn From Europe

Canada is investing almost a billion dollars in a series of non-profit innovation partnerships focused on key economic sectors such as the digital economy, clean energy and health care. […]
February 12, 2017

Snowed in? Track Toronto’s Plows And Salt Trucks in Real Time

Toronto’s ability to keep roads and sidewalks free of snow has been somewhat of a touchy subject ever since the winter of 1999.
January 6, 2017

NASA’s Epic 2016 Mixtape ft. Antarctic Ice And Carbon Dioxide

NASA has highlighted its 2016 achievements in an epic YouTube mixtape, putting the spotlight on its monitoring of ice sheets and carbon dioxide levels.
January 5, 2017

17 Ambitious Goals That Literally The Entire Planet is Working Towards in 2017

You've probably decided on one or two new year's resolutions for 2017. But did you know more than seven billion people have agreed on 17 common goals?
November 30, 2016

The Extraordinary Acceleration of Urbanisation Captured in One Short Video

Some 75 per cent of the world's population is expected to live in cities by 2030. The rapid acceleration of this trend becomes especially apparent when it is visualised.
September 26, 2016

What The Big Apple’s Climate Week Looked Like on Social Media

Just weeks ahead of the US election, Climate Week NYC brought government and business leaders to the Big Apple to talk about the low carbon economy.
August 26, 2016

Elon Musk Perfectly Explains How Carbon Pricing Could Spark an ‘Innovation Explosion’

You might have heard about carbon pricing, but what is it and how could it solve climate change? Electric car pioneer Elon Musk explains. When asked if he is […]
July 25, 2016

Could Climate Action’s Hopeful Attitude Inspire World Peace?

Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has entered the race for the post of UN Secretary General, saying she wants to lead a more hopeful, can-do community of nations. With Secretary […]
November 11, 2015

How Canada’s most famous address could become a symbol of environmental sustainability

A mansion in Canada's capital has been the official residence of the prime minister for decades — similar to 10 Downing Street in the UK.
July 23, 2015

Will the Netherlands become Europe’s next Atlantis?

Located in a swampy river delta wedged between the North Sea, Belgium and Germany, the Netherlands is a country with about a quarter of its territory below sea level, and half of it less than a metre above that.