News Story Friday, April 22, 2022

An interesting article was published in the Toronto Star about net-zero and energy poverty.

One in five Canadians lives in energy poverty, meaning they spend a disproportionately high percentage of their income on home energy bills.

To reach net-zero, experts say we must address energy poverty.
What do you think? Let us know.


Check out this CBC article on why banning fossil fuel heating can help Canada and the world reach net-zero!

At least two jurisdictions have implemented recent restrictions on fossil fuel heating: Vancouver & Quebec
Should Ontario join the ban?

Reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is a key goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Canada itself has also committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.

Let us know what you think?


NY State's climate council wants heat pumps in all new homes by 2024 Council wants to aggressively switch from fossil fuels.

The Climate Action Council, charged with figuring out how to achieve the goals of the ambitious Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), released a plan earlier this month for getting New York off fossil fuels.
Should we follow the NY State's climate council in Ontario?
What do you think?


Check out this article about Canada’s race to net-zero and the role of renewable energy.

As the UN climate talks draw near, Canada has enormous work left to reach its goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Collectively, Canadians have to cut overall greenhouse-gas emissions by 40 to 45 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions across the economy by 2050.

Given its track record, how will Canada achieve its goal of getting to netzero by 2050?
Let us know what you think in the comments section.


An interesting article published by the Waterloo Record about heat pumps and how they are part of Waterloo Region’s climate action strategy.

Among the goals for the community climate action plan is, by 2030, to have 20 per cent of the region’s buildings climate controlled by heat pumps, and for 20 per cent of the region’s water heaters to be on heat pumps or another low carbon option.

What do you think? Let us know!


Interesting article on how Finland found an answer to heating homes.

How to heat homes and workplaces without relying on fossil fuels is one of the more difficult challenges for moving rapidly to zero carbon economies.

The momentum of the heat pump market in Finland is now generating a variety of innovative and disruptive business models that are likely to accelerate further the rate of installations.

Check out the article. What do you think? Let us know.


News Story Monday, July 05, 2021

An interesting article on the race against climate change and the urgency of finding solutions.

With super-insulated buildings, you can harness new technologies like air source heat pumps to efficiently heat or cool buildings.

Now more than ever, we need the federal and provincial governments at the table to ensure that our cities, large and small, have the tools and resources to adequately adapt their communities to the imminently changing climate, as well as to proactively reduce carbon pollution.

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