In Northern Canada, the Climate Action Youth Ambassador Program joined forces with the Yukon Indigenous Community Climate Change Champion (YIC4) training event held in Whitehorse, November 27–30th, 2017. YIC4 welcomed 25 Indigenous youth from across the Yukon as well as four guest youth from NWT and Nunatsiavut. The training, hosted by the Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research, focused on building a strong foundation of Indigenous and scientific knowledge about the causes and effects of and adaptation strategies for climate change.
The future of sustainable diets LIVE WEBCASTS Our food systems contribute 21%-37% of global greenhouse gases. Changing what we eat, where it comes from and how it comes to us, will play a critical role in helping to reduce global carbon emissions. These seminars will explore what needs to happen to make our diets more sustainable – from seed to plate – and how to influence consumers to make sustainable choices.
For the past decade, Green Builder Media has bestowed Home of the Year awards upon a wide spectrum of remarkable projects. But our annual awards program isn’t just limited to amazing green homes. We also celebrate impactful innovations, sustainable municipal programs, and, my favorite,…
We have a waste problem. The world threw away around 300 million tons of plastic in 2019, nearly equivalent to the weight of the human population. Scientists expect there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050.
Fugro has completed a geotechnical site characterisation, earthquake hazard and geotechnical vulnerability assessment for the Port of San Francisco’s multi-year, multi-billion dollar Waterfront Resilience Program. The work was conducted over a period of 3 years as part of a multi-hazard risk assessment (MHRA) to identify immediate and long-term hazards, such as those associated with earthquakes, flooding and sea-level rise. As the port’s lead geotechnical engineer for future programme phases, Fugro will use the MHRA inputs to develop and design optimal retrofit solutions for the port’s ageing seawall.