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As of May 11, electric vehicle (EV) owners will be able to plug in their vehicle while visiting the Avalon Mall in St. John’s. Representatives from the Avalon Mall were joined by Green Rock Electric Vehicle Solutions and the Hon. Perry Trimper, Minister Responsible for the Office of Climate Change, to unveil two new Level Two EV charging stations located in the Mall’s underground parking garage.
A new Report released by the University of Waterloo Faculty of Environment found that, in general, Canadians are not aware of their flood risks and are unprepared for flooding events, even though the costs associated with flooding continue to rise and flood risk is increasing due to climate change.
Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources were in St. John’s on May 1, 2017 seeking views on the effects of transitioning to a low-carbon economy, as required to meet Canada’s 2030 target of a 30 per cent reduction below 2005 levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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