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Oxford County affirms commitment to 100% renewable energy with new leadership role

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Oxford County, Ontario, Canada, is taking another step to advance its commitments to 100% renewable energy by 2050 and becoming a zero waste community with the appointment of a new leadership role. Manager of Strategic Initiatives Jay Heaman began his new role at the municipal government on February 5, 2016. Previously, Jay served as …

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Renewables: the smart way out of crisis for Southern Europe

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Even though autumn is in full, colourful swing and we’re slowly getting ready for winter in Europe, Greenpeace is turning up the heat and not letting go of summer just yet. I still have a picture in my mind  of hundreds of volunteers, tourists and local residents heading to the most popular beaches of …

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Global 100% RE Cities and Regions Network

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The Global 100% RE Cities and Regions Network is an initaitive of the Global 100% RE campaign that brings together pioneering local governments that are driving the sustainable transition to 100% RE. The Network is inclusive and open to all ambitious cities, towns, and regions setting their course towards 100% Renewable Energy and demonstrating …

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Oxford County commits to 100% renewable energy by 2050

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The global 100% RE movement has a new member: Oxford County is the first municipal government in Ontario to commit to a 100% renewable energy target. Local decision-makers were inspired by the various examples from across the world. After returning from the Global Learning Forum in Vancouver last months,  a motion to put Oxford …

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