The power to transform
How clean technology is defining our future
Rising solar stars
Ten years on, Karin Hinzer’s SUNLAB spins off technology and talent in the solar energy sector. Student start-ups like Spectrafy are a model of the en…
Renewable and non-renewable energy projects alike face opposition across Canada. The key to public acceptance is to truly engage affected communities,…
Looking back to move agriculture forward
Small farmers and indigenous communities have practised sustainable agriculture for centuries. Chidi Oguamanam is working to ensure that traditional k…
At the Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, researchers are harnessing catalysts to create sustainable manufacturing processes.
Who has the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions?
To fulfill the Paris Agreement, the federal government must implement a national climate change policy that respects existing provincial and territori…
Orange is the new plastic
From citrus fruit peels to used cooking oils, organic waste is the key ingredient to producing sustainable plastics.
Driven to reduce engine emissions
Doctoral student Yasmine Hajar explores electrochemical processes that may lead to cleaner cars.
Canada is in the midst of a historic move to a cleaner, greener economy, says Stewart Elgie.
Small enterprise goes green
When it comes to sustainable development, small and medium-sized businesses innovate in many subtle ways, says Martine Spence.
New benefits in old products
There are multiple environmental and economic advantages to reclaiming goods that we normally send to the landfill. So why does reuse remain such a to…
Opening minds to think green
Psychologists cannot solve environmental problems directly. They can, however, offer insight into how to best inform and motivate people to adopt pro-…
Engineering a more sustainable world
Ousmane Seidou’s hydrological research aims to protect water resources and mitigate the effects of climate change on food security—here and in Africa.…
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