PYROGENIC CARBON CAPTURE & STORAGE
CARBON-NEGATIVE HEAT IN THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
Is it possible to not only slow down the climate crisis, but reverse it and have a positive regenerative impact on the Land? In this webinar, Ecology North invites partners from Germany and Sweden to demonstrate that it is possible, and explore how we will make it happen.
NORTHERN BUILDING RETROFIT ECONOMY
RESEARCH REPORT: April 2019
The Building Retrofit Economy may generate a 9% return on investment in the Northwest Territories, along with annual savings of $20M for NWT residents, a GDP increase of $15M, 123 new jobs annually, and a $1.5M increase in tax revenues -- while reducing the incalculable costs of inaction on climate change.
CONSULTANTS' REPORT: March 2019
A team of Innovation Specialists conducted interviews with stakeholders and facilitated an open-invite community workshop in Yellowknife. Their report describes how a sustainability-focused Innovation Hub could operate in the NCFS, what it would offer, and who it would it serve.
OPEN HOUSE & WORKSHOP
Public Event: April 2019
An open house at the YKDFN Housing Office in NDilo invited local residents to share their ideas on how Equity, Health&Happiness, and Beauty can be incorporated into the building's design.
PLACE: Dec 2018
Discussions on how to incorporate urban agriculture, human-powered living, and the unique Northern context (cultural, historical, geographical) into a sustainable building in Yellowknife.
ENERGY: Nov 2018
To meet the Energy-specific requirements of the LBC, one hundred and five percent of the project’s energy needs must be supplied by on-site renewable energy on a net annual basis, without the use of on-site combustion.
PROJECT OVERVIEW: July 2018
This vision was developed based on the work done by the Planning Committee, the Executive Committee and the Advisory Group, as well as project staff & volunteers.