Financing Low Carbon Buildings and Retrofits
Published on 18 May 2011
"Carbon emissions are directly connected to reducing energy utilization in building operations, which is a specific benefit of some green building approaches. It is also one of the few benefits of green buildings that provides a direct cost saving – which can then be translated into a financial benefit."
Reducing Carbon in the Retail Supply Chain
Published on 8 April 2011
"Canadian retail companies generally agree that a significant percentage of their carbon impacts lie beyond their direct facilities and operations, and are largely found in their supply chains."
How to Move in a Green City: Planning for Vancouver in 2040
Published on 9 March 2011
"Green transportation entails ensuring that walking and cycling are the safest and most convenient ways of getting around, and that transit is fast, frequent, reliable, and accessible to everyone. It also entails efficient goods movement."
Low Carbon Heating Options for Vancouver
Published on 23 February 2011
"Natural gas used in buildings and industry account for nearly 50% of Vancouver’s greenhouse gas emissions. Much of this natural gas is used for space heating, domestic hot water and industrial process heat."
Defining, Measuring, and Reducing Fugitive Emissions in the Oil and Gas Sector
Published on 11 February 2011
"Fugitive emissions are deemed to be an important part of the debate on climate change, as they represent a significant portion of GHG emissions contributed by the oil and gas industry to Canada’s overall emissions."