British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Cap and Trade) Act

May 302010
Canadian Executives Increase Green Spending: Ernst & Young Survey

Eighty-two percent of Canadian executives believe that a response to climate change is imperative today and plan immediate increases on spending for climate change initiatives, according to the new report Action Amid Uncertainty: The Business Response To Climate Change, based on a survey from Ernst & Young. Read this post on what Canadian companies are doing and what their future plans are for climate change, sustainability, and environmental initiatives.

Apr 082010
British Columbia Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting

The new British Columbia greenhouse gas emissions reporting regulation took effect on January 1, 2010. This means any B.C. business facility that emits 10,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) or more per year must file an annual report on their emissions. In addition, a facility emitting 25,000 tonnes or more of CO2e per year would require third party verification for their report. For the purpose of calculating your emission threshold, certain emissions from biomass may [Read more…]

Mar 192010
First Post ... Why This Blog

Hi, I am Derek Wong and this is the very first post of this blog. So why do I start this blog? It seems climate change news and discussions are already everywhere. Newspapers, magazines, televsion carry a lot of coverage on global warming, the melting of iceberg, renewable energy, etc. And yet, I have found it to be quite difficult to find information specifically focused on climate change issues faced by Canadian businesses. We hear [Read more…]