The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed on the value of energy efficient homes to Canada’s development
Originally Published in The Hill Times
By Vivian Chung, Dylan Heerema
There is growing recognition across the country of the importance of buildings and energy efficiency to combatting climate change and meeting our commitments under the Paris Agreement. Because nearly a quarter of Canada’s greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions are linked to homes and buildings, improving the energy efficiency of our built environment is one of the federal government’s key action areas for climate action.
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The ECOreport reposts ways to feed as many as nine billion people
Originally Published by the David Suzuki Foundation
By David Suzuki, with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Senior Editor Ian Hanington.
Calculating farming’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is difficult, but experts agree that feeding the world’s people has tremendous climate and environmental impacts. Estimates of global emissions from farms range widely. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency puts them at 24 per cent, including deforestation, making agriculture the second-largest emitter after heat and electricity.
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A Testimony of the growing momentum of the transition to a low-carbon economy from Climate Week New York: The Energy Revolution’s Economic Opportunity.
Originally Published on RMI Outlet
By Jules Kortenhorst, CEO or RMI
Yesterday marked the end of the seventh Climate Week NYC. The annual event brings together influential global figures—and new voices—from the worlds of business, government, and society who are leading the low-carbon transition. We live in an exciting time, when more companies and investors are committed to bold climate leadership than at any other time in history. RMI/CWR is proud to be part of Climate Week. We know that the transition to a low-carbon economy is essential, and is the only pathway to long-term sustainable economic growth. Bold climate action is not a burden, but a historic opportunity!
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