This Green House II: Building Momentum on Green Jobs and Climate Action Through Energy Retrofits Across Canada

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Innovative leadership on energy retrofits is the fastest way to take action on climate change. Our goal is that Canada’s provinces and territories follow up on this innovation and make the minor legislative changes needed to open the door to local government leadership on retrofits and climate action. It’s a win-win.

Evaluating the Impact of the BC Insulators’ Union Campaign to Promote Improved Mechanical Insulation Standards in BC’s Construction Industry

These papers are part of a series being produced for the ACW’s Built Environment Working Group—chaired by John Calvert —which is investigating the BC Insulators union’s efforts to promote a major climate initiative in the construction industry.

Promoting Climate Literacy in British Columbia’s Apprenticeship System: Evaluating One Union’s Efforts to Overcome Attitudinal Barriers to Low Carbon Construction

There is considerable evidence of a significant gap between the needed skill sets for low carbon construction and the capacity of the training and apprenticeship systems to deliver appropriate skills – including climate literacy – to the construction workforce, both in Canada and internationally.

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