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In this Issue #13 Government of Quebec ups the ante Green / climate bonds on the rise What is the economic benefit of a low carbon society? The impact of climate on the birds Featured visual: Electric Generation in Spain over last 24 hours Why we can’t think clearly about climate change Pathway to Paris […]
Community’s vision for its future emphasizes education and creativity, a growing sustainable economy, and environmental leadership A year and a day after the Community Sustainability Plan Steering Committee was announced, the final draft of Oxford’s first-ever Community Sustainability Plan was tabled—and endorsed– at County Council as the first in a series of council presentations that […]
A biweekly climate briefing for municipalities About this service | Subscribe to this newsletter | Contact the editor In this Issue #11 The last two weeks UN preparatory meeting in the lead up to Paris Countries issue their national targets How can towns and cities contribute to a fair and ambitious climate deal in Paris? […]
Last year, we started a project in collaboration with Indeco to work with Halton Hills on their local action plan. SSG managed and wrote the Community Energy Plan, Indeco the Corporate Energy Plan. Using GHGProof, we examined community wide energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, particularly from transportation and land use. Here is the recent […]
Yuill was asked to join this panel for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to share innovative ways to finance climate change and energy initiatives in municipalities. The panel was on: Developing and financing actions or strategies to achieve community energy and emission plans (CEEPs); evaluating the economic and employment impacts of a CEEP. Innovative […]