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Pollution Probe

Pollution Probe is a national, non-profit organization that exists to improve the health and well-being of Canadians by advancing policy that achieves positive, tangible environmental change.

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Campaign makes the connection between environment, personal health, builds on commitment to well-being detailed in 2014 Public Accountability Statement Winnipeg, MB, May 5, 2015 . . . Great-West Life is contributing $600,000 to help Pollution Probe develop and implement its new Healthy Communities Campaign, which has a focus on:  Ensuring children can breathe clean air, consume
Waste
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The Government of Ontario has revised its regulations relating to reducing coal use in energy-intensive industries. The changes allow those industries, such as cement, lime, iron and steel, to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by switching from coal and coke to alternative low-carbon fuels, including biomass and non-recyclable residual waste. Facilities seeking to take advantage
Transportation
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As part of Pollution Probe’s Electric Mobility Adoption and Prediction (EMAP) project, Environics assessed the major factors that affect a person’s decision to purchase an EV. They discovered that one of the main barriers to EV adoption is range anxiety, or how far you can travel in an EV before the charge runs out. Interestingly,
Education
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In a recent interview on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Fareed Zakaria discussed his new book, In Defense of a Liberal Education. In it, he identifies online education as a game-changer for two reasons: first, it allows large numbers of people to access courses: “There’s this Yale professor who taught ... his first online
Infrastructure
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Rather than use drones to deliver books from Amazon, why not use them to drop off supplies to The Amazon? Many are now exploring the concept of using a network of drones to deliver humanitarian aid and other cargo to areas that are inaccessible by traditional infrastructure. According to Andreas Raptopoulos, the CEO of one