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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.
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.
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?
ISO 14001:2015 What are the changes and how to implement the new requirements
ISO 14001: 2015 was released on September 15, 2015. Update your environmental management system to align with the new requirements with insights from Dr. Yogendra Chaudhry, EP, CRSP.
Top paying environmental jobs in Canada
While there are other incentives and benefits, salary compensation remains a top factor in employee satisfaction. Learn the top paying environmental jobs and how your salary compares to the national average.
4 Types of engagement: which one are you?
Engagement is not a simple case of all or nothing, but a more complicated matter of degree. Along this spectrum, ECO Canada has identified 4 specific types – which one sounds most familiar to you?
Job trends and future growth of Canada’s water quality workforce
What is the current status and future growth of Canada’s water quality workforce? Learn the key findings of ECO Canada’s recent study, Careers in Water Quality.