Tag: British Columbia

British Columbia is first Canadian province to release hydrogen strategy

British Columbia is first Canadian province to release hydrogen strategy

July 11, 2021 |

In Canada, the Government of British Columbia released its hydrogen strategy – a blueprint for how renewable and low-carbon hydrogen will support its climate goals and create new jobs in B.C.’s growing clean-tech sector. B.C. is the first province in Canada to release a comprehensive hydrogen strategy. Part of CleanBC, the B.C. Hydrogen Strategy includes […]

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Canadian researcher develops compostable coffee pod

Canadian researcher develops compostable coffee pod

March 1, 2021 |

In British Columbia, researcher Zachary Hudson has developed a compostable coffee pod made from renewable materials.  The University of British Columbia assistant professor and research chair in sustainable chemistry created the pods over three years in partnership with Nexe Innovations. The pod consists of bamboo fiber capsule, polylactic acid lining, and paper seal. The pods […]

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British Columbia wants Alberta and Saskatchewan to join Low Carbon Fuel Standard

British Columbia wants Alberta and Saskatchewan to join Low Carbon Fuel Standard

December 8, 2015 |

In Canada, British Columbia’s Energy and Mines Minister has challenged Alberta and other provinces to follow its lead on low carbon fuels in response to other COP 21 pledges that focus on GHG emissions reductions that don’t tackle fuel. The province introduced a Low Carbon Fuel Standard in 2008 mandating a minimum of 5% renewable […]

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British Columbia’s Bioenergy industry is creating a strong bioeconomy

British Columbia’s Bioenergy industry is creating a strong bioeconomy

February 16, 2014 |

A city in British Columbia, Canada will soon be using garbage trucks powered by garbage. The province of British Columbia, situated on Canada’s west coast, is a world leader in the bioenergy sector and one of the province’s latest bioenergy projects is underway in the city of Surrey. By 2015, Surrey will be home to […]

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