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The waltzing value of carbon credit prices and greenwashing

The waltzing value of carbon credit prices and greenwashing

Throughout the year 2020 we have seen a growing interest in corporate and public sector carbon neutrality, recently referred to as “net zero carbon”[1] by corporations such as BP, Total, Shell, Apple, Microsoft or by the Canadian...
Audit in COVID time

Audit in COVID time

In the process of realizing a carbon footprint of a building or the qualification, quantification and verification of greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction projects inherent to Will’s methodology, field audits are the necessary step of...
Post-COVID Economic Recovery: A Climate Opportunity?

Post-COVID Economic Recovery: A Climate Opportunity?

By: Alexie Roy-Lafontaine As a society, we are at the crossroads between a human and a sanitary crisis and an economic and social crisis. The current historical confinement period and self-assessment leads to certain reflections in regard to our...
Energy Transition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewables

Energy Transition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewables

More than 95% of the electricity consumed and produced in Quebec comes from hydropower, a carbon-neutral energy [2]. However, the industrial and transport sectors are mainly fueled by fossil fuels. Indeed, the transport sector alone consumes 82% of...
Closing the loop, once and for all

Closing the loop, once and for all

Cyclic processes such as water and nutrients abound in natural ecosystems. When species die, they decompose and integrate the soil with a range of nutrients necessary for the survival of others. Residual matter of one species is the food of the...