Stories written by Peter Gorrie

CANADA: Ontario Aggressively Woos Green Power Investors

A "feed-in tariff" offering guaranteed premium prices for electricity from wind, solar, biomass and other green sources promises to attract large-scale international investors and developers, especially those aiming to erect wind turbines, to Canada's most populous province.

In the Vertiscape, diners would ride a glass elevator to a restaurant atop several storeys of crops and livestock - the menu ingredients. Credit: Vertiscape designer Brad Augustine

ENVIRONMENT: Where Farm Meets City, Hello Sty-Scrapers!

One of the displays at an exhibition here imagines a Netherlands pig grower who, in some not-distant future, has given up his farm and now commutes to work downtown at a high-rise "Pig City."