Ten years on, Karin Hinzer’s SUNLAB spins off technology and talent in the solar energy sector. Student start-ups like Spectrafy are a model of the entrepreneurial spirit bred in the lab.
Renewable and non-renewable energy projects alike face opposition across Canada. The key to public acceptance is to truly engage affected communities, say Positive Energy researchers.
Small farmers and indigenous communities have practised sustainable agriculture for centuries. Chidi Oguamanam is working to ensure that traditional knowledge is recognized and shared equitably.
At the Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, researchers are harnessing catalysts to create sustainable manufacturing processes.
To fulfill the Paris Agreement, the federal government must implement a national climate change policy that respects existing provincial and territorial initiatives, says Nathalie Chalifour.
From citrus fruit peels to used cooking oils, organic waste is the key ingredient to producing sustainable plastics.
Doctoral student Yasmine Hajar explores electrochemical processes that may lead to cleaner cars.
Canada is in the midst of a historic move to a cleaner, greener economy, says Stewart Elgie.
When it comes to sustainable development, small and medium-sized businesses innovate in many subtle ways, says Martine Spence.
There are multiple environmental and economic advantages to reclaiming goods that we normally send to the landfill. So why does reuse remain such a tough sell?
Psychologists cannot solve environmental problems directly. They can, however, offer insight into how to best inform and motivate people to adopt pro-environmental behaviour in their daily lives.
Ousmane Seidou’s hydrological research aims to protect water resources and mitigate the effects of climate change on food security—here and in Africa.
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