May 5, 2011 to May 6, 2011

The City: 2nd International Conference

Part of Interdisciplinary Themes Conferences, The City: 2nd International Conference will focus on culture, society and technology in the urban environment.

April 19, 2011 to April 20, 2011

Ontario Feed-In Tariff Supply Chain Forum

Building and sustaining the local wind and solar industries of Ontario.

April 15, 2011

Green Business Forum at the Green Living Show

Join us as leading businesses and NGOs discuss the environmental impacts of Canada’s resource-based economy at The Green Living Show’s Business Forum in Toronto, Ontario. Gain a better understanding of the key economic and environmental issues from key players who outline their challenges and accomplishments as they seek common ground on goals that often compete — profit and the planet.


"Could Cornstarch Have Plugged BP's Oil Well?"

As a kids' plaything, it's called oobleck -- a cornstarch suspension that flows at slow speeds but freezes into a solid when you try to move it fast. Washington University scientist Jonathan Katz has just published an article saying it might have succeeded in a "top kill" of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf well where ordinary drilling mud failed.

Source: NPR, 03/08/2011
January 12, 2011

Free Online Webinar: Sustainable Refurbishment and Solar Heating for the Home

Join the authors of Sustainable Home Refurbishment and Solar Domestic Water Heating for an event that offers guidance to anyone wanting to improve the energy efficiency of their home and to professionals looking for guidance on the best techniques and materials.


Groups Challenge Canada's Secrecy on Breeding Proposal for GM Salmon

A coalition of some 60 environmental, fisheries, and consumer groups want to know whether the Canadian government is undertaking a risk assessment before allowing AquaBounty's genetically engineered eggs to be grown on Prince Edward Island.

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