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Four Cool Innovations in the Environmental Sector
There’s innovation everywhere in the environmental sector — so much so it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Here’s a look at four industry-related stories this week — some spotlight problems and some spotlight solutions. Take a look and get inspired.
Picture This: Monthly Snapshots Give You a Look at Sub-Sectors
Get the facts and trends we’ve discovered in our environmental labour market research in a new way: monthly snapshots. This month, we’re focusing on Sustainability, one of the fastest-growing fields in Canada.
Defining Cap and Trade: how does it help industry and government control greenhouse gases?
As many Canadian provinces are proposing cap and trade to deal with climate change, how does it help the industry and government? Find out the tangible and intangible benefits from Dr. Yogendra Chaudhry.
ECO Canada’s top 5 achievements in 2015
Here’s a look back at the top achievements ECO Canada accomplished in 2015, from enhancing our EP certification to growing the economy with our internship program.
Possible outcome of COP 21 expected this week: Limited or no role for carbon markets
Carbon markets are unlikely to merit even a single mention in a Paris climate change agreement, but the idea of trading emissions has not gone away.
Learn what the possible outcomes of COP21 may be this week with our guest blog by Amit Thusu, Program Officer on Clean Development Mechanism at the United Nations.
Why understanding Canadian environmental law isn’t just for lawyers
Lawyers aren’t the only professionals who benefit from understanding environmental law.
Develop practical skills and find ways to apply this knowledge for a variety of projects and industries.
ECO Canada launches the 2015 Survey of Environmental Employers
The survey will estimate the numbers of environmental professionals per subsector, industry and region, their educational level and establishment size – which could potentially assist in ensuring that future educational and training programs better meet the needs of Canadian employers.
How to leverage the competitive advantage of EP certification
You’ve worked hard to build your environmental expertise and have attained the status of a certified Environmental Professional (EP).
Now’s the time to make the most of your certification and reap the rewards.
Paris summit: Reaching for a solution to global climate change
France is hosting the 21st session of the UN Convention on Climate Change (COP21). Where will Canada stand?
The VW O-mission
By now pretty much everyone has heard about the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) and its claim that the German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen has been knowingly defeating emissions testing. Aside from the obvious costs associated with further investigations and resolving the issues with the vehicles in question; what are the long-term repercussions?