Dr. Cady Coleman saw our blue planetâ€™s possibilities from an orbital perspective. Â Now she brings her unique viewpoint as a scientist and retired NASA astronaut to the morning keynote of the 2017 Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference, Nov. 1 at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre.Â
Recent Work – Lafarge Canada Metro Vancouver Sustainable Cement Collaboration
Metro Vancouver/Lafarge Water Residuals for Cement Project from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo. (story written/produced/directed – Chris Keam) Lafarge Canada Inc. and Metro Vancouver have reached a three-year agreement that will see drinking water treatment residuals from the Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant be used as a material in cement manufacturing, and
Recent Work – The Sustainable Region Episode 4, May 2017 — Homelessness in Metro Vancouver
Skyrocketing house prices, underfunded social services, and a lack of social housing are having a devastating impact on people across the Metro Vancouver region. In this episode of The Sustainable Region, we examined the problems created by homelessness and the ways in which they can be addressed.
Recent Work – The Sustainable Region Episode 2 — Feb. 2017
In this episode we meet the local innovators featured at Metro Vancouverâ€™s 2016 Zero Waste Conference and visit Turnabout Luxury Retail. Owner Joy Mauro pioneered a trend by offering a green alternative in designer fashion retail and now she is expanding her range to include high-end furniture. In this
Recent Work – The Sustainable Region episode 1 Jan. 2017
At the 2016 Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference, keynote speaker Owen Zachariasse profiled his company’s Park 20|20 development; with its closed loop energy and water systems, human-centered design, and innovative construction. I produced a condensed version of his presentation as the first episode of the 2017 season of The
Sustainable Gardens Takes Center Stage
In the latest episode ofÂ The Sustainable Region,Â we took a closer look at gardening in our region. In particular, the program showcased Metro Vancouver’s new Grow Green Guide, visited with community gardeners, and explored ways gardeners can create great, water-wise green spaces.
A Big Day for Bike Share in B.C.
A light-hearted first look at Vancouver’s new bike share system, Mobi.
From Paper to Iron – Is the iPad Mini a useful work device?
I am thinking about upgrading from my ancient iPad to a new iPad mini 2 or 4 for work purposes. Wondering if anyone else is using a tablet in this manner and what I should be considering?
2016 is marking a new challenge for me, as I take on an expanded role with the television programÂ The Sustainable Region.Â Here is the first episode I produced — a repackaged version of Tristram Stuart’s inspiring talk on food waste, delivered at the 2015 Zero Waste Conference last October.
“From Metro Vancouver’s 2015 Zero Waste Conference, an inspiring talk from food waste activist Tristram Stuart. His recipe for addressing food waste could be the secret ingredient for feeding a global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050.”
Computing Coppelias – Thoughts on ‘Her’ and ‘Ex Machina’
With the promise and/or threat of artificial intelligence much on our collective minds these days, itâ€™s entertaining to consider two films that explore the topic. Their parallels and dissimilarities highlight shared themes and thought-provoking questions we may well face when androids learn to dream.