WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA - When the world set out in 2015 to address the greatest societal challenges facing us through the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 193 member states, including Canada, made the commitment to this ambitious and optimistic vision of the future.
Going 100% Renewable with Søren Hermansen – #PowerShiftWR
Søren Hermansen was a driving force behind his home’s – Samsø Island, Denmark – transition to 100% renewable energy. What lessons can communities all over the world learn from Samsø and the winner of "the environmental Nobel" prize?
WGSI brought organizations in the Waterloo Region with an interest in sustainability and energy issues together under the #PowerShiftWR banner for a week (April 17-23, 2016) of public programming that engaged all ages in discussions about our energy choices.
#PowerShiftWR complements WGSI's globally focused OpenAccess Energy Summit by bringing a local lens to the topic of energy access.