Vancouver 10-year Green Plan

Mayor Gregor Robertson announced an ambitious 10-year plan Tuesday to make Vancouver the world’s greenest city by 2020.  Robertson presented the plan to Gaining Ground-Resilient Cities conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. “As in many other cities, Vancouver’s ecological footprint is far too large despite having decisions made decades ago to keep freeways out of…

We’re really enjoying Colin Janz’s photography- here’s a couple more pictures:

VCEC Green Roof

We (the Vancouver Sustainable Building Advisor Program group) toured the new VCEC on Saturday – thank you to Robert Abbenhuis of Stantec. One feature not mentioned in the related article linked here that we observed is the presence of bee hives on the roof- the bees are necessary to pollinate the plants. More photography from…