Blogs - GTEC Green Technology Education Centre


Reflections on connecting with wilderness through the practice of wilderness vigils

By Scott Lawrance: Wilderness Vigils Tara Souch and I offer a wilderness solo opportunity each year on a quiet mountain on Salt Spring Island located on the traditional Indigenous territory ...
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The Future of Green Technology

By Terry Stone: As a green tech entrepreneur what opportunities do you see a) for summer internships and b) entry level employment in the sector. The future of “Green Tech” ...
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Generation Z Goes Electric

By Todd McGowan: Gen Z learners are intelligent, aware of social issues and concerned about the climate crisis….and they can brush their teeth using a mobile phone. They are also ...
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Gavin Phillips and Small Things Add Up

Students from Kalamalka Secondary School in Vernon, BC and Hugh Boyd Secondary School in Richmond, BC are learning more about how electrified transportation can help save the planet in GTEC’s ...
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The Ides of March

By Ross Thrasher Beware the Ides of March! And in Europe, several countries are wary of the AstraZeneca vaccine after some recipients developed blood clots and other medical conditions. A ...
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First Anniversary of Covid-19

By Ross Thrasher One year has passed since the World Health Organization declared a coronavirus pandemic emergency on March 11, 2020. And what a year it has been, with 118 ...
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Why Electric Vehicles?

By Justin B The GenZ Electric Vehicle Education Project #GenZGoesElectric Introduction In partnership with the Fraser Basin Council’s, Emotive, BC team and the Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association, GTEC is currently ...
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Pandemic Update

By Ross Thrasher After five months of steady increases in new coronavirus cases and deaths across the planet, both curves have begun to bend downward in February. The world's increment ...
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/ Covid-19, international news, lifestyle

Employment in the Green New Economy

by Arden Henley There is now wide agreement that the world’s economy is in transition to a much lower carbon emission future. This will increasingly mean changes in employment opportunities ...
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Cleantech Manufacturing in BC

By Ken McFarlane This is a response to Andrea Reimer’s recent National Observer article - The article itself refers to KPMG’s third BC Cleantech Report Card. As with most ...
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/ energy, lifestyle, news, opinion, technology