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. Pretty much like any other urban area in the world, Montreal’s food supply comes mostly from [.] Eco-tourism in Montreal: rooftop farms is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

New Sodexo Montreal offices include "Quality of Life" spaces

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The offices invite a well-rounded recipe of collaboration, peace of mind and wellness

New Sodexo Montreal offices include "Quality of Life" spaces

AGreenLiving

Following the planning and recent completion of the new Sodexo Montreal building, located overlooking the Lachine Canal in Montreal, it’s no surprise the resulting offices invite a well-rounded recipe of collaboration, peace of mind and wellness. Along with contractor Modulor, the team worked closely with another Montreal-based design team at Vives St-Laurent for the adaptive reuse project.

Montreal unveils plans for award-winning Biodiversity Corridor

AGreenLiving

Following decades of car-oriented growth that replaced swaths of greenery with asphalt, the city of Montreal is attempting to bring nature back with the launch of its ambitious new Biodiversity Corridor project.

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. Con*Cept is Montreal's Annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention on October 14-16, 2011. What an auspicious start to Montreal’s annual science-fiction and fantasy convention! ?. ??. Nina launches "Outer Diverse". ??

The best eco tourism spots in Montreal

AGreenLiving

Montreal is a lively city where there’s always something going on. Montreal has long been a major port city. With a population of two million, Montreal is Canada’s second-largest city. While more than half of Montreal’s residents are bilingual in French and English, quite a few only speak one language or the other, depending on their family’s native tongue and their education. It’s the mix of picturesque old and totally modern that makes Montreal so beautiful and fun.

Enrico Andreoli Montreal and More, Where to Travel To Post-Pandemic

Eco Friendly Daily

For my colleague Enrico Andreoli Montreal is the place which he keeps on telling me that he cannot wait to visit, and having been there myself I can absolutely understand, it truly is a great place to spend some time.

Lemay injects new life into Montreals Expo 67 site

AGreenLiving

Canadian multidisciplinary design firm Lemay recently revitalized a core area on the site of Expo 67, the 1967 International and Universal Exposition that was held in Montreal and is considered the most successful World’s Fair of the 20th century. The $60 million project, which concluded earlier this summer, was carried out as part of the City of Montreal’s 375th anniversary in 2017. Lemay injects new life into Montreals Expo 67 site.

A midcentury home receives a sensitive renovation in Montreal

AGreenLiving

Local practice Salem Architecture has recently renovated the Maison Ave Courcelette, a stately, midcentury home with an improved indoor/outdoor connection in the heart of Montreal. A midcentury home receives a sensitive renovation in Montreal.

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. The world’s third largest producer of aluminum has teamed up with Israel’s Phinergy to produce a new battery that would make electric vehicles as cost effective as gas- or diesel-fueled vehicles, and significant extends vehicle range.

Oceans may start emitting ozone-depleting CFCs

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What’s Going on With the Ozone?

Environmental News Network

World governments agreed in the late 1980s to protect Earth’s ozone layer by phasing out ozone-depleting substances emitted by human activities, under the Montreal Protocol.

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

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Sunday, August 30, 2009 Toulouse and Nina Go To Montreal—in Anticipation of the 2009 World SF Convention “We want to see a hero who works to achieve an environmentally sustainable world through innovation and creative technology,” said Tom Doherty, publisher of Tor Books, beside me at a panel on alternate energy. The starting point was Montreal, Quebec (my old digs when I went to university).

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Scientists Reveal How Landmark CFC Ban Gave Planet Fighting Chance Against Global Warming

Environmental News Network

Without the global CFC ban we would already be facing the reality of a ‘scorched earth’, according to researchers measuring the impact of the Montreal Protocol.

Protecting the Ozone Layer Also Protects Earth’s Ability to Sequester Carbon

Environmental News Network

Previous “world-avoided” experiments have shown that, without the Montreal Protocol, ozone levels would be depleted globally by the mid-twentieth century.

Jordan Finally Phases out Ozone-depleting Chemicals

Green Prophet

million grant from the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol, granted to the Kingdom in May 2010. Jordan is a signatory to the Montreal Protocol. Two years later, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer was adopted, inciting development of CFC alternatives. Under the Montreal Protocol, and by prescribed deadlines, developed nations must achieve specified progress towards total phase-out of HCFC production and consumption.

Tech deals for Amazon Prime Day 2021

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Green architecture building employee floorplan generator home montreal opportunity option prime-day- small solar powerTech gadgets are one of the most popular products to shop for on Prime Day, and that means the two-day event often focuses many of the best discounts on these items. Whether you’re looking for smart home tech or solar-powered gadgets, there’s something for everyone. Here are the top deals on tech products for Prime Day 2021.

New Frank and Oak office reflects the company’s sustainable values

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The company teamed up with Imperatori Design, an award-winning, Montreal-based interior design firm that specializes in creating unique work environments, to refresh its office. For this reason, the clients chose to remain at their same address inside the epicenter of Montreal’s artistic district, revitalizing the original space rather than starting from scratch. Eco Green Recycle a-locker-room- a-with-gray because-frank carbon-offset design montreal space

Big in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies

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While Lion Electric already has a factory in Montreal that can make 2,500 e-buses and trucks a year, the company tells GreenBiz it plans to expand into the U.S. Business Eco Green auto california energy financial first goals island kansas montreal obama school school-district white

Big in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies

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While Lion Electric already has a factory in Montreal that can make 2,500 e-buses and trucks a year, the company tells GreenBiz it plans to expand into the U.S. Business Eco Green amazon electric goals kansas michigan montreal north obama school white yearBig in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies Katie Fehrenbacher Wed, 01/06/2021 – 00:30 One of the big things I’m thinking about to kick off 2021 is how electric vehicles will be entwined with a U.S. recovery.

Designers propose sustainable housing in response to COVID-19 lifestyle changes

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Eco Green Recycle biodiversity corridor city covid-19 high density living homes landscape reclamation live-work mixed-use montreal urban-housing vegetable gardenFor those lucky enough to keep their jobs during the global pandemic, a large portion have been working from home — a privilege that could become a permanent way of life for many.

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

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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.

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I want to go somewhere nice

Environmental Economics

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

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Southern California’s largest orchid producer Westerlay sets sustainability standards

Green Prophet

I’ve always been an advocate of cutting wild local, flowers and look to cities like Montreal in Canada where hipsters have created a business around selling flowers that grow in the city. This Cascade orchid creates a statement.

I wonder if someone will say the same thing 100 years from now?

Environmental Economics

Although the hole will not close completely until midcentury at the earliest, the healing is reassuring to scientists who pushed for the Montreal Protocol. From Science: Since it was discovered in 1985, the Antarctic ozone hole has been a potent symbol of humankind’s ability to cause unintended environmental harm. But now comes a glimmer of good news: The void in the ozone layer is shrinking. “It’s

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

Green (Living) Review

But worldwide, communities are banding together to save their local urban wild spaces, using a variety of tactics like outreach , events , guerilla gardening , and in the case of one Montreal collective, creating an interactive online map using open source tools, mapping the wild, uncultivated spaces of Montreal. 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.

Asthma Inhalers and the Ozone Layer

Eco Friendly Daily

Because of the far-reaching Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the emergency albuterol inhalers asthma patients have used for years are changing, and the old versions won’t be produced or sold past December 2008. The Montreal Protocol doesn’t just apply to inhalers, either. Revised seven times so far, the Montreal Protocol makes some allowances for “essential use” products that currently have no acceptable substitute.

"Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics"

Environmental Economics

Montreal, Quebec. Via caseyjwichman.com : Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics. Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics. New York, NY. May 17-18, 2018. Submissions: closed. link]. NBER Summer Institute – Environmental & Energy Economics. Cambridge, MA. July 23-24, 2018. Submissions: closed (invite only). link]. Camp Resources XXV. Wrightsville Beach, NC. August 12-14, 2018. Submissions: closed. link].

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Nitrous Oxide New Leader In Ozone Depletion

Eco Friendly Daily

The ozone was once a highly debated global concern that created the Montreal Protocol. The Montreal Protocol, which came to be in 1987, limited ozone-depleting compounds. Chlorofluorocarbons, the main compounds targeted in the Montreal Protocol, actually work to inhibit nitrous oxide from impacting the ozone. Prior to the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer above Antarctica was severely damaged by the likes of chlorofluorocarbons.

Call for Climate Protection Under Ozone Treaty

Green (Living) Review

Bangkok , Thailand , November 12, 2010 – At the 22nd annual meeting of the Montreal Protocol in Bangkok , a growing number of parties—expected to soon surpass a majority-- supported a proposal to use the ozone treaty to address super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons or HFCs. Phasing down HFCs under the Montreal Protocol is a brilliant and necessary climate mitigation strategy,” added Zaelke. That’s the beauty of the Montreal Protocol.

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Ozone Treaty Lauded for Climate Protection

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Washington, DC – After almost 23 years in existence, the Montreal Protocol treaty is increasingly recognized for its success in saving the ozone layer – and in providing critical protection for the climate system. The Montreal Protocol was named as one of the five most effective pieces of environmental law, delivering a “one-two punch” for ozone and climate protection.

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THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY RECOGNIZES VELDERS, ANDERSEN, DANIEL, FAHEY & MCFARLAND FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

Green (Living) Review

The scientists were recognized for their landmark paper: “The Importance of the Montreal Protocol in Protecting Climate,” which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(12):4814-4819 (2007). This paper also earned the 2007 United Nations Environment Programme Award for the “Best New Paper on a Montreal Protocol Related Topic: Science Category.” “The Parties to the Montreal Protocol have taken another step in sustaining the Earth.”

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. Makes sense: If you walk or take the train, you’re not a slave to traffic. Ride the train, and you can even use your commute to get work done. That explains why walkers and train riders expressed 85 and 84 percent commute satisfaction, respectively.

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JEL (52,2) p. 424 - Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations

Environmental Economics

These factors are used to examine the role of transaction costs in the establishment and allocation of property rights to provide globally valued national parks, implement the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, execute the Montreal Protocol to manage emissions that damage the stratospheric ozone layer, set limits on harvest of highly-migratory ocean fish stocks, and control greenhouse gas emissions.

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New Carbon Market Rules for Destroying Ozone-Depleting Chemicals Open the Door for Major Climate Benefits

Green (Living) Review

The Montreal Protocol’s technical experts estimate that recovery and destruction of these substances could result in climate mitigation of up to 6 billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent by 2015,” said Durwood Zaelke, President of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development. “If With the world increasingly focused on preventing climate change, the climate mitigation potential of the Montreal Protocol has received significant attention in recent years.

Small Island Nation Leads Push for Biggest Climate Opportunity of 2010

Green (Living) Review

C tipping point Geneva, Switzerland, June 2010 – For the fourth year in a row, the small island state of Micronesia (FSM) has taken the lead to combat climate change by fighting to phase down the production and use of HFCs under the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. The Montreal Protocol Parties discussed the Micronesia proposal and a similar proposal submitted by the US , Canada , and Mexico. The treaty is Montreal

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Moshe Safdie Goes To China

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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.

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Atmospheric Ozone Recovering In Mid-latitudes, Report Shows

Eco Friendly Daily

Researchers attribute the improvement to both a reduction in ozone-depleting chemicals phased out by the global Montreal Protocol treaty and its amendments and to changes in atmospheric transport dynamics. Well finally some good news confirmed by NASA. The Ozone is recovering, if anything this is a confirmation that human beings can and do affect the environment and that if we want to make a difference we can.

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How Environmental Lawyers Help the Community

Green Prophet

The most important environmental laws are The Clean Water Act, The Clean Air Act, The Montreal Protocol, The Endangered Species Act, and the Reformation Plan No. She is a lawyer who speaks for the trees. You don’t hear that often about environmental lawyers.

Refrigerants May Hinder Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Eco Friendly Daily

Since the Montreal Protocol called for the phasing out of HCFCs, the use of these refrigerants (also called HFCs) has increased. The aforementioned Montreal Protocol’s phasing out of HCFCs is also pinpointed as a reason for HFC increases. Refrigerants, also known as F-gases, are used in refrigerators and air conditioning. They are used in homes, buildings, cars, trucks and even trains. In addition, they are frequently used as foam blowing agents.

Cancun Climate Talks Conclude on Positive Note

Green (Living) Review

Zaelke noted that aspects of these three provisions were borrowed from the Montreal Protocol treaty originally designed to protect the stratospheric ozone layer. We don’t need to reinvent the wheel,” added Zaelke, when we can borrow from the Montreal Protocol, which has been successful precisely because it was able to bridge the differences between the two sides. Ninety one countries support using the Montreal Protocol to cut the use of HFCs.

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