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Reducing GHG emissions and creating green jobs through retrofitting #retrofit #greenjobs

Reducing GHG emissions and creating green jobs through retrofitting #retrofit #greenjobs

This green house: Building fast action on climate change and green jobs June 20, 2011 | Leave a comment Given the pressure that the Canadian climate puts on household energy use and the need to dramatically reduce GHG emissions quickly, the time to act is now (Credit: Columbia Institute ). By Charley Beresford, Executive Director, Columbia Institute The David Suzuki Foundation acted as a consultant on the planning of the Institute's conference. These days, amid record setting floods, fires and tornados, we are well aware of the threats and impacts of climate change. We are also aware of Canada's dismal environmental record, and our federal government's failure to step up to the task. We each do what we can, but our time and bank accounts are stretched, and we know that it's going to require commitment from more than just us. Imagine if local governments made it easier for ...

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