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Ontario and Quebec Announce New Electricity Trade Agreement

Repost from Sussex Strategy Ontario and Quebec Announce New Electricity Trade Agreement  Premiers Wynne and Couillard announced a new Agreement to trade electricity, energy capacity and energy storage between the two provinces.  The stated purpose of the Agreement is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while making electricity more affordable and reliable for Ontarians. The...
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Setting the Record Straight on Ontario’s Green Energy Plan

The following blog was originally posted on Huffington Post. Its appearance on Mindscape Innovations is not an endorsement of that company. Environmental Defence is Canada’s most effective environmental action organization. For more information visit environmentaldefence.ca   Setting The Record Straight On Ontario’s Green Energy Plan Author: Keith Brooks, Clean Economy Director,...
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Two Green Trends Worth Watching

By Daljit Basan:   CaGBC’s Green Building in Canada: Assessing the Marketing Impacts and Opportunities  The CaGBC released a key market  impact report with The Delphi Group titled Green Building in Canada: Assessing the Market Impacts & Opportunities, which details the wide economic impact that the green building industry has had in Canada over the past decade. Among its many...
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Five Things To Expect in 2016

Times, They Are A-Changing! By Derek Satnik: Every year at Mindscape we like to sit down and look ahead at what we think might happen. You could call it planning strategically, but part of it is certainly that we just love to dream about how we can help continue to change the world.  We’ve had a couple rough years for energy and the environment in Canada, but 2016 promises to be an...
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The Climate Change Hoax (pt 2): Carbon, Cynics, and Conspiracies

By Derek Satnik. (This is Part 2 of a multi-part article. Refer to Part 1 here.) The Carbon Quandry Political debates on climate change have focused, for right or wrong, on Carbon, which has been rather tragically abused in the debate on climate change. Carbon is one of the most basic elements of life, so it is abundantly present in the natural environment and can readily be measured. Al Gore is...
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The Climate Change Hoax

By Derek Satnik. Wait a minute – climate change is a hoax? That’s what many people believe (especially during an election!), and honestly, some of their reasons are sound. We run into this debate at least once a week, so in this article we’ll attempt to respect both sides of the debate and to offer a useful perspective on what is worth worrying about.   The Debate...
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