The future is electric but where will all that electricity come from? Is it clean or carbon-intensive? Is its supply consistent or does it rise and fall with the sun and wind? What are the implications for land use and water availability?
Discussions around cleaner fuel sources for transportation focus on electric vehicles: cars, trucks, SUVs — even tractor trailers.
Evaluating strategies for transitioning emissions-intensive and trade-exposed industries to net-zero.
Integrating Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Considerations into Investment Decisions
Preparing for climate change and sea level rise on BC’s South Coast.
Developing strategies for wildfire and forest management that minimize climate impact and strengthen BC’s bioeconomy.
Developing a thermal storage “missing link” that will enable transmission of waste heat from off-the-grid urban and industrial sources into district energy networks.
Converting carbon dioxide into permanent rock beneath the Earth’s ocean floor: a potential global-scale negative emissions technology.
Adaptive Mitigation: A Framework for Assessing Climate Change Solutions in Urban Multifamily Buildings
Explore new tools that support the integration of green building and climate adaptation approaches for multi-unit residential buildings.
Water woes: Examining the climate crisis’ impact on water above and below the Earth’s surface — and on government decisions
The extreme effects of climate change have been in the spotlight in BC in the last year, from the deadly June 2021 heatwave to the atmospheric river that caused flooding that cut off Metro Vancouver from the rest of Canada.