Ontario building a low-carbon future
Jun07

Ontario building a low-carbon future

Many governments, at the city-, state- and national-level, have implemented technology challenges to spur the private sector in scaling-up game-changing green technologies that increase resource efficiency, lower water and energy usage and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. One of the latest green technology challenges has been issued by Ontario. Ontario’s 2030 Solutions Challenge Ontario’s 2030 Solutions Challenge is an...

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Stockholm’s world-class waste solutions
May10

Stockholm’s world-class waste solutions

In the recently published Urban Water Atlas for Europe, [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Stockholm is rated as one of the leading cities in Europe in terms of wastewater treatment[/clickandtweet] and solid-waste treatment. Stockholm is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe with its population expected to increase by 11% by 2020 to...

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Ontario’s drive to cut building emissions
Mar08

Ontario’s drive to cut building emissions

Globally, [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]buildings are responsible for 40% of annual energy consumption[/clickandtweet] and up to 30% of all energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]The building sector is...

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The circular economy and the water world
Jan31

The circular economy and the water world

With the rise of the circular economy, where products and waste materials are reused, repaired, refurbished and recycled, [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]water utilities need to understand the flow of resources – water and non-water – in and out of cities[/clickandtweet]. One water utility leading the way in implementing the circular...

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The world’s first carbon neutral city
Nov08

The world’s first carbon neutral city

Between 2007 – the year South Australia established its climate change legislation and released its first climate change strategy – and 2013 [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]the City of Adelaide has reduced its emissions by 20%[/clickandtweet]. At the same time the city’s economy grew by 28%. Not content with its impressive record, Adelaide...

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