Good Climate Practice Stories #2

Major Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Commercial Buildings

By Ewen Coxworth, SES Volunteer Researcher

Buildings, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions, and Opportunities to Reduce Emissions

The commercial and residential buildings sector accounts for about one-fifth of the world’s total delivered energy consumption, according to a new study by the Universityof Coloradoand the Rocky Mountain Institute . . . → Read More:

Good Climate Practice Stories #1

Walmart Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Big Trucks

By Ewen Coxworth, SES Volunteer Researcher

Transportation activities are the second largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Canadian economy according to Environment Canada’s National Inventory. In 2009, transportation accounted for 29 percent of Canada’s emissions. Within transportation, the fastest growing source of GHG emissions . . . → Read More:

End of Incandescent Lighting

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News at Noon November 21, 2011

Although the federal government had committed to phasing out incandescent lighting starting in 2012, they have since backed away from this. The phase out will now start in 2014. This delay will cause an extra 13 megatonnes of GHG to enter the atmosphere. Although the government is delaying the . . . → Read More: