Education News Canada: Bay Area Climate Change Office Launches with Community Support
2/2019 - The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) has contributed $46,000 in funding to support the launch of the Bay Area Climate Change Office (BACCO) at the Centre for Climate Change Management at Mohawk College's Fennell campus.
Bay Observer: Grant awarded to Hamilton Chamber Of Commerce will help local manufacturers optimize uses of industrial waste heat
1/2019 - “This project presents a unique opportunity to demonstrate the business case for climate action, and we are honoured to be a TAF grant recipient,” said Keanin Loomis, President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.
Hamilton’s business community is turning industrial waste heat to energy
1/2019 - The Atmospheric Fund provided grant funding for the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce to accelerate innovative industrial energy solutions in the Bayfront area. Find out more about how this industry-led project will reduce emissions and increase business competitiveness by optimizing uses of industrial waste heat.
Hamilton Spectator: Waste heat diversion project for harbour industries
1/2019 - A $189,500 grant from The Atmospheric Fund will fund a two-year project that will attempt to divert unused waste heat from manufacturing industries on Hamilton Harbour, primarily steelmaking, to help heat nearby buildings.
Homes Magazine: Markham commits to becoming Canada’s largest net-zero emissions city
11/2018 - TAF supports the City of Markham in their design of a new geothermal community, in partnership with Mattamy Homes and Enwave Energy Corp. Best practices from this project will help advance geothermal community energy systems across the GTHA.
Electric Energy Online: First of its kind geothermal community planned for Berczy-Glen
11/2018 - To become a net-zero emissions city by 2050, the City of Markham announces a new geothermal community of approximately 300 homes, in partnership with Mattamy Homes and Enwave Energy Corporation. Grant funding has been provided by TAF for design activities.
Beyond the commute: Three ways that the King Street Pilot creates more liveable communities
11/2018 - Data shows an 11% increase in public transit ridership in the downtown core; this increase in ridership indicates that the pilot is working for commuters. But is it working for the rest of the community? Here are the top three ways the King Street Pilot contributes to a more livable downtown.
Health impacts of climate change may be the secret to inspiring action
9/2018 - Human health is intimately connected to the environment. That's why we partnered with the Ontario Public Health Association to develop a health-focused communications strategy for climate messaging. Find out more in this guest blog from their Executive Director, Pegeen Walsh.