Climate change demands that we develop alternative sources of renewable energy. Queen’s Park is pushing hard to increase the use of biomass – fuel from crops, grasses and wood pellets. But even green power comes with an environmental price tag. By John Lorinc
Monday November 23, 2009 Posted by John Lorinc Beginning next year, new building projects in the City of Toronto will be expected to meet a minimum green design standard that includes bird friendly development guidelines. “All new development will have to be bird friendly,” says Toronto environmental planner Kelly Snow.
Environmental crusader Kaid Benfield marries green buildings to smart design and an eco-friendly community is born by John Lorinc Like many veteran environmentalists, Kaid Benfield knows what it is like to be in the thick of a David-and-Goliath fight. As a director of the Washington, D.C.- based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an influential U.S. […]