Following an initial proposition in July 2012, the Premiers of all provinces and territories agreed to work together to develop a “Canadian Energy Strategy”. As the national strategy is being developed, many particular energy issues would also benefit from a more regionally based consensus as demonstrated by a recent energy-trade agreement announced by the Premiers of Ontario and Quebec (November 2014).
What are the principles of sustainable urbanism? What are the approaches to design evaluation systems and best practices for decision-makers, developers, consultants, researchers, development professionals, municipalities, and institutions to use? These questions are central to sustainable urban planning and the cities of the future.
A Course Showcase: Design and Analysis of Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods for Energy, Water and Food Independence
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete” - Buckminster Fuller.