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Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...reduction of carbon released into the atmosphere comes a reality check as well. A massive polluter has a lot of room for improvement compared to say, a country ...

New ecoMetrics Tool Unveiled at CaGBC Conference
Architecture

Diamond Schmitt Architects creates tool to compare energy use data across building types

Toronto-based Diamond Schmitt Architects is taking a leadership role in the development of a sustainable design databank focused on energy-use reduction. The f...

Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office
Architecture

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

...reduction relative to reference building under MNECB = 68% - Potable water consumption from municipal sources = 2,441 L/occupant/year - Potable water consum...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...reduction in CO2 production. The International Energy Agency (IEA) goes even further and predicts the economic fallout of Covid-19 will wipe out the world’s oil...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...reduction in water usage as a part of its sustainability strategy. Apart from the obvious sustainability benefits, one of the biggest impacts for hospitals ...

Earth Day 50th Anniversary April 22 2020 - Ecohome
Climate Change

Earth Day 50th Anniversary is the 22 April 2020 - What's the History, and How can we all Help?

...reduction of environmental impact caused by climate change, was The Paris Agreement of 2016 [6]. The Paris Agreement – Earth Day 22nd of April 2016 – The Worl...