Robots Welcome: How Sweden Protects Workers, Not Jobs

GARPENBERG, Sweden — From a mining control room, carved out of rock half a mile underground, Mika Persson has watched the robots on his monitor steadily advance in skill over the years, replacing more and more human jobs. He doesn’t mind. They replaced his once. A few years prior at the New Boliden mine he […]

BC Invests In EV Infrastructure

VANCOUVER, BC, May 5, 2021 – Minister of Natural Resources, Seamus O’Reagan Jr has just announced an investment of $1.7 million dollars (with federal funding from Green Infrastructure – Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration Program) to address barriers to electric vehicle adoption.  Additional investments from FLO | AddÉnergie, the City of New Westminster, IBX Data Systems […]

Canadian Government Legislates Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, delivered on the Government’s commitment to legislate Canada’s goal of net zero by 2050, by tabling the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act in the House of Commons. The Act will do the following: Legally bind the Government to a process to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Set […]

Mayors of Global Cities Commit to Clean Construction

London, UK (24 November 2020) – Today, the mayors of Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have pledged to halve emissions from all construction activities in their cities by 2030, in collaboration with leading companies and innovative business communities.  Through the targets in C40’s Clean Construction Declaration, mayors pledge to revolutionise the global construction industry and shift […]