Energy

Low Carbon Economy in BC Reports

Climate Change Adaptation and the Low Carbon Economy in BC: Summary for Decision-Makers (PDF: Energy Session – SummaryReport)
December 8, 2010

Author
: Bruce Sampson, former Chair of the International Center for Sustainable Cities and former VP Sustainability, BC Hydro
Co-Author
: Linsay Martens, Senior Graduate Student of SFU’s School of Public Policy
Research Assistant
: Jeff Carr, Graduate Student of SFU’s School of Public Policy

Climate Change Adaptation and the Low Carbon Economy in BC: Background Report (PDF: Energy Session – BackgroundReport)
December 8, 2010

Author: Bruce Sampson, former Chair of the International Center for Sustainable Cities and former VP Sustainability, BC Hydro
Co-Author: Linsay Martens, Senior Graduate Student of SFU’s School of Public Policy
Research Assistant: Jeff Carr, Graduate Student of SFU’s School of Public Policy

Low Carbon Economy in BC Conferences

CLEAN ENERGY seminar WITH SWISS CONSULATE GENERAL & GLOBE Foundation

The ACT Low Carbon Economy in BC seminar took place November 24, 2009, at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, BC. The private panel event featured experts from Switzerland and Canada, and engaged representatives of the private sector, research institutions, universities, and all levels of government. Topics discussed included research and development, and barriers and opportunities in a number of areas for clean energy such as hydroelectricity, waste-to-energy and geothermal energy.

The event was hosted in partnership with the Consulate General of Switzerland and the GLOBE Foundation. The panel was moderated by Bruce Sampson, former VP Sustainability, BC Hydro; Chair, International Centre for Sustainable Cities BC.

(PDF) Media Release dated November 18, 2009
Leading Swiss Scientist Keynotes Clean Energy Seminar at SFU

BC experts to discuss impact of melting glaciers on water supply and energy generation

Vancouver, BC – The Alps are often called the “Water Towers of Europe”, the source of the legendary Danube, Rhine, Po, and Rhone rivers. But temperatures in the Alps are rising at twice the global rate; glaciers are melting; the snowline is climbing and Europe faces droughts and shortages if the trend is not reversed.

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