Phinergy tests range-extending aluminum-air battery for EVs in Montreal

Green Prophet

The companies recently tested their new aluminum-air battery at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal and will make a presentation at today’s Canadian International Aluminum Conference in Montreal.

Eco-tourism in Montreal: rooftop farms

Green Traveler Guides

| Urban Fruits & Veggies | Over the past three decades, the metropolitan community of Montreal has lost more than 30,000 hectares of farmland, according to the Coalition pour la protection du territoire agricole.

Street Art in Montreal. (You have to see this)

Elephant Journal

Seven Photos, one Transformation. The transformation of culture from dark to light doesn’t take just hard work…it takes joy, beauty, and vision. The transformation of a forgotten, forgettable wall.

What a Con*Cept! Nina Launches Outer Diverse in Montreal

The Alien Next Door

Last weekend I met old friends Toulouse and Vanessa in Montreal to attend Con*Cept 2011 at the Espresso Hotel and to launch my new book Outer Diverse , the first book of The Splintered Universe Trilogy. What an auspicious start to Montreal’s annual science-fiction and fantasy convention! ?.

The Key to Finding Joy in Discomfort.

Elephant Journal

babies Candada contentment discomfort happiness having a baby joy Montreal Stevie WonderMild contentment, happiness even, may be attained by making things nice and easy. And that’s perfectly good sometimes. But joy is a different bea. Arts Family Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Z Arts & Culture Today Only.

I knew nothing about "the obscure effort to amend the Montreal Protocol"

Environmental Economics

Until today: Negotiators from more than 170 countries on Saturday reached a legally binding accord to counter climate change by cutting the worldwide use of a powerful planet-warming chemical used in air-conditioners and refrigerators. The talks in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, did not draw the same spotlight as the climate change accord forged in Paris last year. But the outcome could have an equal or even greater impact on efforts to slow the heating of the planet.

Toulouse and Nina Go To Montreal—in Anticipation of the 2009 World.

The Alien Next Door

The starting point was Montreal, Quebec (my old digs when I went to university). Montreal Convention Center (photo by Nina Munteanu) 3.

LUSH Cosmetics Wants You to Make Fur History


Cruelty-free cosmetics brand LUSH is joining with the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals and Montreal SPCA in hopes to #MakeFurHistory.

What Happens When We Learn to Receive. ~ Guenevere Neufeld

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks anxiety awareness giving Montreal moving patience receiving stress tension unconditional I know what I can do. I can relax. I can stop thinking others are annoyed at the fact that I need help and they''ve (willingly) agreed to offer it. I can breathe. Into every tense cell of my being I can bring in breath.

Moshe Safdie Goes To China

Green Prophet

US and China Agree to Launch Formal Negotiations to Reduce Super Greenhouse Gas Under Montreal Protocol


Building on the earlier agreement between President Xi Jinping and President Obama at their summit in Sunnyland in June, the US and China agreed today to open formal negotiations on the details of an amendment to phase down the super greenhouse gasses HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.

Millions in Animal Shelter Donations Going to Direct Mailer


Montreal SPCA owes millions to a direct mail company paid to help the organization raise funds. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

Quebec Fur Farmer Charged with Animal Cruelty


A Quebec fur farmer has been charged with six counts of animal cruelty and neglect after an undercover investigation by the Montreal SPCA. The accused, Jean-Luc Rodier, faces charges related Read More The post Quebec Fur Farmer Charged with Animal Cruelty appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Entrepreneurs Release Vegan Burger Line


Behkor told the Montreal Gazette , “For me, it became a hobby and passion. Vegan dreams do come true, and I’m not just talking about your favourite cashew cheese being in stock.

The World’s Surprising Top 8 Bike Share Programs


Modeled after Montreal’s Bixi (which has claimed the #8 spot on this list), the Citi Bikes are efficient and well-received, with many New Yorkers happily welcoming the program. 8 – Montreal, Canada. If you love art, French-Canadian culture, and the winter, Montreal is the city for you.

Curbing Sidewalk Rage.

Elephant Journal

Funny Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) compassion impatience loving-kindness Montreal road rage walking winter Sidewalk rage I aim to raise awareness of this serious issue infecting our streets in hopes that it can one day become eradicated. But darn it!

The Hero's Journey in Darwin's Paradox: The Iroquios Locks

The Alien Next Door

New Brunswick, and Montreal, I had a eureka moment: why not follow Julie’s momentous trek across the future Ontario heath toward Icaria-5 (Toronto), as she follows her “ hero’s journey ” toward redemption and securing safety for her threatened family.

Artizia Declares That Vegan Leather Is Better


The Canadian women’s fashion boutique has countless locations in Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Toronto, Chicago, Montreal and New York. Stop the presses – Artizia has figured out that vegan suede is better than the real thing, and they’re shouting it from the rooftops!

Big, Fast, Cheap Climate Opportunity Within Reach

Green (Living) Review

Using the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – potent greenhouse gases used in refrigeration, air conditioning, and foam-blowing applications for insulation – could result in mitigation of 100 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent by 2050, at a cost of 5-10 cents per tonne. The Montreal Protocol is the best environmental treaty the world has ever created,” said Zaelke. “At

‘Super’ Greenhouse Gases Targeted by India and US Task Force

Green (Living) Review

HFCs are chemicals are potential substitutes for ozone-depleting and climate-warming CFCs and HCFCs currently being phased out under the Montreal Protocol treaty to protect the ozone layer. The task force will include industry representatives, scientists, and government officials from India and the US to evaluate a phase-down of the production and use of HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.

Interview with Simon Rose

The Alien Next Door

In the spring I was at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo and also connected with readers at schools and libraries in Montreal and Quebec City during Children's Book Week.

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Addressing Environmental Challenges Today – Core Principles for a Time of Change

Conservancy Talk

The United States has been a leader in forging international agreements, as President Reagan led the Montreal Protocol to protect the ozone layer and President Obama led the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Those Who Contribute the Least get Impacted the Most by Climate Change


To estimate the impact of climate change on people, scientists from McGill University, Montreal, developed a new metric called Climate Demography Vulnerability Index (CDVI). Life (and climate change) really isn’t fair.

2016—Year of the Cat?

The Alien Next Door

From Vancouver to Montreal, the stressed, lonely or just plain cat deprived can cuddle their woes away with adoptable new friends (in partnership with the local SPCA or Humane Society). “ Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes.”—Walt

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Transit Score: Cascadia Smackdown

Sightline Daily

The 2014 Canadian Transit Scores are out…and Vancouver, BC clocks in as the third most transit-friendly city in the Great White North , narrowly bested by Toronto and Montreal.

Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

HS: I grew up in Jordan, and studied architecture at McGill University in Montreal. For five years a set of unfinished twin towers have stood watch over Amman, Jordan, construction halted – allegedly crippled by lawsuits.

The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities

Sustainability Ninja

Montreal. Copenhagenize Consulting, a company based in Denmark have just released a list of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. Using a massive and thorough criteria list, the firm has examined each city based on the following factors: Advocacy. Bicycle Culture. Bicycle Facilities. Bicycle Infrastructure. Bike Share Programme. Gender Split. Modal Share For Bicycles. Perception of Safety. Politics. Social Acceptance. Urban Planning. Traffic Calming.

A stack of books recycled into a perfect rendering of human skull


Maskull Lasserre, an artist from Canada, who now lives and works in Montreal, QC, has come up with an innovative idea to recycle such useless books. Ishan Sidhu: In past, we have covered lots of designers around the world who have come up with innovative ideas to recycle books.

Wild City Mapping: Interactive online sharing of wild urban spaces (Video)

Green (Living) Review

Wild City Mapping is an open collective that is internationally based but locally focused, with members who are from all over the world but live in Montreal.

Switching Car Coolants Provides Fast Climate Benefits for US, World

Green (Living) Review

Administration reduce HFCs using both the Montreal Protocol and the Clean Air Act. The US, along with Canada and Mexico, has proposed phasing down HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.

Julia's Gift by Nina Munteanu

The Alien Next Door

By mid-morning the smell of Montreal had dissipated. We moved to the country last summer to get away from the fighting in Montreal. Mom and Dad met at BioGen in Montreal. A short while ago, I wrote a piece entitled " Writing about Truth and Other Lies ".

The Christmas Truce of WWI—A Moment of Great Disobedience

The Alien Next Door

1553; Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1997), 46, 58–60; Riane Eisler, The Chalice and the Blade (New York: Harper & Row, 1987), 45–58, 104–6. On Christmas Eve of 1914—a hundred years ago this month and in the midst of brutal trench warfare—a moment of peace broke out on the Western Front.

The 20 most bicycle-friendly cities in the world

Green Blog

Montreal (8). While the majority of the top-scoring cities are located in Europe, the US still has no city that can compete with more bike-friendly cities such as Copenhagen in Denmark, Tokyo in Japan, Rio in Brazil or Montreal in Canada.

Saudi Arabia HungerStation: Fast-food Convenience or Obesity Enabler?

Green Prophet

Founder Ahmed Al Majid was a student at McGill University in Montreal, a town familiar with home delivered grub. Too bad he chose to export home food delivery instead of that city’s open-air cultural events: Montreal is a city of festivals.

14 Reasons Why Cargo Bikes Are Better Than Delivery Trucks


And these aren’t just based in bicycle cities either; there’s one in Montreal for example, and another in Sweden. If you don’t live in one of the world’s bike havens , then I guarantee all your deliveries go something like this: the post office receives your letters or packages.

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Walk to work — you’ll be happier

Green (Living) Review

A recent survey from Montreal’s McGill University suggests that people who walk or take the train to the McGill campus are more satisfied with their daily commutes than those who do anything else.

Costi Gurgu Interview and the Auroras

The Alien Next Door

Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Bucharest) and both cover and model have been extolled. ??. full cover art for Outer Diverse. ??

Embracing Analog: Postcards From the Middle East

Green Prophet

I told my teenager (who was on Facebook and fielding texts) about my faraway ( from New Jersey ) penpal from exotic ( to adolescent me ) Montreal. Here in Amman, Jordan , personal mail gets delivered painfully slow to post office boxes rarely filled.

Canada Cuts UNESCO Funds Based on US Law

Green Prophet

According to the Montreal Gazette, following a UNESCO vote that will give Palestinians a seat at the table, Canada’s federal government responded by retracting its voluntary payments which amounts to about $12 million a year.

I want to go somewhere nice

Environmental Economics

I attended Monterey, Kyoto, and Montreal (and missed Venice and Istanbul).