Reducing Renewable Energy Uncertainty

Working towards accurate wind and solar power forecasts

Sustainability | June 15, 2023

Two of the most important technologies for mitigating global warming, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are wind […]

Growing Food Year-Round

Modular Farming Company Breaks Down Barriers to Food Access

Sustainability | June 5, 2023

Access to nutritious and affordable food is a Canada-wide challenge that disproportionately affects rural and remote communities. While 12.7 per […]

Fighting An Invasion

Scientists and policy experts work to stop spread of invasive species

Sustainability | March 27, 2023

In the early 1990s the mountain pine beetle outbreak began in British Columbia, wiping out more than half of the […]

Net-Zero Now

Researcher helps accelerate decarbonization in Canada

Sustainability | February 27, 2023

To ward off the worst impacts of climate change, Canada has committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. That means […]

Tackling Global Warming

Entrepreneurs raise over $10 million for innovative approach to removing carbon

Sustainability | February 21, 2023

Reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and replacing them with renewable sources of clean energy is the most important front […]

High-Tech Food Security

Start-up Develops Indoor Gardening Solution

Sustainability | November 18, 2022

Two of the biggest worries on the minds of Canadians are climate change and the rising cost of groceries. A […]

Next Gen Net Zero

Ontario Townhouse Development Offers Energy-Efficient Living Without Sacrifices

Sustainability | October 4, 2022

Almost half of Canada's greenhouse gas emissions come from burning fuel for heat and electricity in homes, offices and industrial […]

Permafrost Thaw and Our Climate

Research Helping Canada's North Plan for the Future

Sustainability | May 5, 2022

About 40 per cent of Canada's land mass is underlain by permafrost, a layer of permanently frozen ground beneath the […]

Building to Net Zero

Innovations in Building Technology Key to Fighting Climate Change

Sustainability | May 4, 2022

In Canada, nearly 30 per cent of the energy consumed is used to heat and cool our buildings, producing more […]

Microplastics Pollution and Your Health

Using Technology to Find a Growing Environmental Threat

Sustainability | May 4, 2022

Plastic pollution was already viewed as one of the most pressing environmental issues on the planet when, this spring, researchers […]

Edible Insects

Why Cricket Protein Could be a Game-Changer

Sustainability | May 3, 2022

Our planet's population is expected to reach nearly 11 billion by the end of this century, which will create a […]