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In the new age of anxiety — which we seem to be entering — institutions of higher education can be outposts of optimism, oases that push back against doomsday scenarios and help us face the future with a measure of hopefulness. Such is the case with a new renewable energy initiative at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.Continue reading »
Bob Spencer is proud of the 72-kilowatt solar array on an elementary school in Toronto's Beach neighbourhood. "It was a world speed record," he jokes. "They created the array in just 22 days."
Spencer, a former school trustee and founder of the grassroots energy co-op commissioned to install the solar panels, explains, "It was built between August 11 and September 2, 2016."Continue reading »
Now that road tolls are out, at least for the foreseeable future, how can Toronto pay for public transit that is vital to our climate goals and congestion relief?Continue reading »