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Annual Green Energy Retreat: Buildings for a Changing Climate

Friday, May 5: 8:45 am – 5 pm Join us for the 8th Annual Wintergreen Energy Co-op Green Energy retreat. This year’s retreat is co-hosted with Wintergreen Studios and Sustainable Eastern Ontario. Read all about it, and register  here. With the advent of the Ontario Climate Change Action plan there is a unique window of Read More

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Setting the Climate Change Action Bar

A coalition of, what was just last week, 55 Canadian environmental and social justice groups, has now grown to 75 – with Wintergreen Co-op as one of the signatories. The coalition  is demanding that federal, provincial and territorial leaders embrace the policy changes needed for Canada to meet its Paris climate change commitments. In a Read More

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Change in the Canadian Climate

There is change in the air. With the new cabinet announced this week, Trudeau is sending a strong signal that climate protection is high on his agenda. Quoting an article from the National Post, “As signals go, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has put a big green light on his Liberal government’s promised climate change agenda. Read More

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This Changes Everything!

While turfing out the Harper Conservatives doesn’t change everything, it sure does change a lot. People who want to avert climate disaster and develop a clean energy economy now have a wonderful opportunity to persuade the brand new Trudeau government to take serious national action to avert a climate catastrophe and promote and facilitate democratic, Read More

Climate change

Explaining Climate Change: A Series of Public Talks

Undergraduate and graduate students at Queen’s University have created a series of public talks to make climate change concepts more accessible to Canadians. Every Monday in March at 7 p.m. in Stauffer Library, researchers from a variety of backgrounds will explain different aspects of climate change in terms everyone can understand – no more complex scientific jargon!  By pairing Read More

May 18 2012 - Aerial pictures of Kingston General Hospital.

Health care providers prepare for climate change

Health care providers are searching for ways to protect patients and research in the face of climate change-induced super storms such as Hurricane Sandy (or closer to home, the flooding in Calgary and Toronto). Hospitals are rewriting their evacuation plans, designing potential retrofits and examining the need for brand new, climate-safe buildings. Medical centres often Read More

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Health care providers prepare for climate change

Health care providers are searching for ways to protect patients and research in the face of climate change-induced super storms such as Hurricane Sandy (or closer to home, the flooding in Calgary and Toronto). Hospitals are rewriting their evacuation plans, designing potential retrofits and examining the need for brand new, climate-safe buildings. Medical centres often Read More