Sadhu Johnston helped develop and implement Vancouver’s pathbreaking Greenest City Plan over seven years of work as deputy city manager. Now, as of earlier this year, he is city manager, overseeing the whole enchilada.
At one time cleaning up the vacant Uniroyal and Facemate properties seemed like an impossible dream, but a recent tour of the vacant Uniroyal property shows the remarkable progress made over the past decade.
A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage that demonstrated the potential of renewable energy.
Massive bags of nylon - stripped from old fishing nets - are being collected in Steveston, B.C., in an attempt to put a dent in the tonnes of gear lost and discarded in the world’s oceans every year that clog up harbours and endanger marine life.
A new study of car sharing networks in San Diego and four other cities shows they’ve reduced pollution and taken thousands of cars off the street in recent years by filling in the small gaps faced by those who commute using mass transit or bicycling.