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Solar Energy Milestone for Ottawa

Announcement: Ottawa now has solar panels generating power from the Sun on 1,000 rooftops in every corner on the City. This event will profile the 1,000th Project, and highlight opportunities for more clean, renewable and beneficial renewable energy opportunities in the months and years ahead for Ottawa residents, community organizations and businesses. 159 more words

Climate Change

Natural disasters, public safety and the power of analytics

By Colin Laurie and Kirtana Raja

The human, social and economic cost of large-scale natural disasters is enormous.  The United Nations estimates the annual financial cost of natural disasters… 724 more words

Big Data & Analytics

Smallholder farmers: Agents of Change in a Risky Climate

By Alice Marks

It can be difficult to avoid sounding hyperbolic when talking about climate change because the truth is that, if current farming practices and resource-heavy ways of life are not changed, the future does not look bright. 829 more words

Agriculture

Is an artificial tree part of the solution to climate change? These guys think so.

https://aridanielshapiro.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/tree.mp3

Trees are nature’s tool for pulling carbon dioxide out of the air, but there aren’t enough trees in the world to suck up all the CO2 humans are putting there. 41 more words

Climate Change