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Solar garden proposed for Nelson, B.C., could be a 1st in Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/solar-garden-proposed-for-nelson-b-c-could-be-a-1st-in-canada-1.3136182/ The solar garden would provide residents with 'clean' energy and credits on their power bill By Daybreak South, CBC News Posted: Jul 03, 2015 7:21...

Power to the People: Solar for Everyone

Workers install solar panels. (photo: Michaela Rehle/Reuters) http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/271-38/30914-power-to-the-people-solar-for-everyone By Bill McKibben, The New Yorker Mark and Sara Borkowski live with their two young daughters in a century-old,...

A Small Iowa Town Embraces Energy Independence

David Labrador Writer / Editor Making local work in America's heartland  In late March 2015, RMI hosted the second annual eLab Accelerator. Described as a bootcamp for electricity innovation, the four-day intensive work session brought together 12 teams from across...

Food costs in Nunavut spur Ryerson students’ ingenuity

Toronto Star A group of Ryerson University students hope their greenhouse project can help ease the high cost of food in Northern Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS From left, Ryerson University students Brad Smith, Ben Canning, Sonya Noronha and Ilya Zatolokin started a...

Creating livelihood is more than earning a living.

Creating livelihood is more than earning a living. It is about quality of life, about being in relationship with the local community one is a part of. What does it take for a community to support its inhabitants to find their place and co-create a healthy, resilient...