Written by Cyrus Lau, MASc Candidate, Civil Engineering, University of Toronto. Cyrus is currently conducting research on incorporating probabilistic hydrological analysis into deterministic hydraulic design for urban stormwater systems.
What is a “Sustainable City”? A simple google search will quickly reveal that there is no single agreed upon definition. In fact, the number […]
We are excited to share with you the topic and speaker for the second Sustainable Cities seminar in our three-part series in collaboration with the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and RBC Canada.
The seminar will […]
By Duane Stanford, Bloomberg April 4, 2011
At PepsiCo’s (PEP) Walkers potato chip plant in Leicester, England, steam from the fryers rises through exhaust stacks into the open sky. From his office window, Martyn Seal, the company’s European director of sustainability, watches the wispy clouds and sees nothing but lost resources and wasted cash. To […]
Sept. 13, 2010 NY Times Article By MATTHEW L. WALD
A biotech company plans to announce Tuesday that it has won a patent on a genetically altered bacterium that converts sunlight and carbon dioxide into ingredients of diesel fuel, a step that […]
On August 12, 2010, SDTC issued a call to industry professionals requesting submissions of plans for their latest round of funding. The Application Deadline for this round is October 20, 2010. SDTC invests in a range of innovative solutions across all industries that address Climate Change, Clean Air, Water and Soil.
Further information is available […]