Understanding Ontario’s CCAP
The Ontario government’s Climate Change Action Plan is a 5-year initiative aimed at effectively fighting the reality of climate change. Climate change throughout North America is affecting the environment as a whole – and not in a good way. As such, Ontario residents can make a difference by contributing to a lower-carbon economy. Indeed, Ontario is very well positioned to offer the options and opportunities that will best improve energy consumption and energy-efficiency. Continue reading
Residential home energy audits could be mandatory.
Along with many other energy initiatives, the Province of Ontario is moving ahead with plans that require Energy Audits for properties that are listed for sale. As part of the planning, the Ministry of Energy will require real-estate agents and homeowners to ensure that a certified Energy Audit has been completed and then included in the real estate listing itself. Continue reading
Around the world, the majority of respected climate scientists agree that the main cause of global warming is the human-influenced “greenhouse effect”. This is essentially a warming of the Earth because the atmosphere is trapping heat that radiates from the Earth outward to space. Continue reading
With all of the media hype about global warming and climate change, it’s sometimes difficult for the average person to get an accurate sense of where things stand. To complicate things more, competing interests tend to have their own focus, making it harder to grasp the bigger picture. Continue reading