How to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day takes place on April 22nd, so it’s a busy time for environmental groups like PERC. However, if you’re not in the environmental sector, it might seem like an odd date to commemorate. Isn’t it just a made-up holiday? Well, in some sense, all holidays are made up, so there’s no reason to be a snob about Earth Day. Even Christmas, with it’s tie-in … Continue reading How to Celebrate Earth Day

LOW CARBON BUILDING COULD CHANGE HOW WE THINK ABOUT CONSTRUCTION

This article was written by Kailee Marland and is a crosspost from Our Positive Planet. The Ontario Government recently opened applications for its Low Carbon Building Skills Partnership Fund.  The funding is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and “aims to strengthen training, workforce and technical capacity in low- carbon building skills”. But what exactly is Low Carbon Building?  The answer will vary depending … Continue reading LOW CARBON BUILDING COULD CHANGE HOW WE THINK ABOUT CONSTRUCTION