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NFL Eagles fly on 100% renewable energy

When the 70,000 fans of the Philadelphia Eagles fill the stands to cheer for their NFL team they do it at Lincoln Financial Field a stadium powered by 100 per cent renewable energy. Even more impressive, 40 per cent of the electricity used in the stadium comes from 11,000 solar modules and 14 wind turbines mounted right on the stadium.

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Imagine Travelling Across the Prairies on a High-Speed Train

Imagine getting from Edmonton to Calgary within 90 minutes and for less than $100 or Saskatoon to Winnipeg or Regina to Calgary; we see a network connecting Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, and Winnipeg. Now imagine you’re sitting back and watching the scenery with a glass of wine and a buttery, flaky croissant in your hands while someone else drives at 300 KMH. This reality is much closer than you may think.

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Water problems pose new threats & opportunities

The decision made by the City of Montreal to dump an estimated 8 billion litres of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River during the late autumn of 2015 was, to say the least, unsettling.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz: Spain’s green capital is made for walking

Change is hard. Green energy enthusiasts talk a lot about creating more sustainable cities, reducing emissions and greening up our lifestyle. But then we toil away inside the bubble of our geography and culture while the inertia of our traditions resists innovation. Shedding this inertia, we flew to Vltoria-Gasteiz (or VG) in the Basque Country ofSpain to take a look at the 2012 European green capital. I was looking for a shake-up, some stimulating ideas for creating new sustainable cities that are resilient, beautiful and oozing with livability.

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