Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Current Project: FED-AP. Our Food Energy Descent and Action Plan. (Community Food Resiliency Plan.)
A unique and comprehensive resource on energy sustainability across almost all uses is David MacKay's Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air, available free on-line by clicking here.
Check out how to install a Solar Roof here.
The best collection of research links on Peak Oil and alternative energy, the latter customized to the climate of the Northwest, is here on the Sightline Institute's web site. If you know of other important resources, please post them on these pages here or send them to us.
While acting locally, global thinking is also needed. Few better arguments for building a green energy economy, and suggesting clear policy means of to do so, are the subject of this April 2010 article by Nobel-Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman--click here to view as a PDF . Carbon taxes, carbon tariffs, and global carbon cap-and-trade are all discussed here, rationally and fairly.
A new policy at the City of Vancouver means that the cost of permitting a PV system in Vancouver is 6 times the cost of an equivalent system in Toronto.Please consider contacting the City of…Continue
This June will mark seven years that North Vancouver resident Doug Horn has been producing all of his electrical needs from a solar energy system on his roof.read more at:…Continue
Hi AllInteresting article about transitioning to a lower energy (80% less) city by 2050, prepared by a UBC professor and students …Continue