Whos defending Canadas national interest? First Nations facing down a pipeline | Martin Lukacs
April 24, 2018

Justin Trudeau is bailing out a Texas oil billionaire. He should be bailing out Canadas workers and the climate.

Last Saturday, Indigenous leaders stood arm-in-arm in front of the gates of Kinder Morgans pipeline worksite in Burnaby, British Columbia.

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How a small town reclaimed its grid and sparked a community revolution | Aditya Chakrabortty
March 9, 2018

When a German utilities contract expired, one man thought his neighbours could take over. Wolfhagen not only reclaimed its grid, it cut energy prices and inspired hundreds of other cities, writes Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Martin Rhl never imagined Continue reading

You may be surprised at which country is setting an example for the future of sustainable cities
January 17, 2018

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China’s urban population is growing, and with it, rising levels of pollution have become a cause for concern.

But the country’s recent efforts to shift to a more sustainable model of city living are promising. In fact, Continue reading

Morocco poised to become a solar superpower with launch of desert mega-project
August 16, 2017

Worlds largest concentrated solar power plant complex, powered by the Saharan sun, set to help renewables provide almost half the countrys energy by 2020

The Moroccan city of Ouarzazate is used to big productions. On the edge of the Continue reading

Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy
August 15, 2017

In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success

As the world gathers in Paris for the daunting Continue reading