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    PCP Webinar
    Ask a PCP champion for tips on municipal energy initiatives
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
12:00-1:30 p.m. EDT
 
While the cities of Nelson, Yellowknife, and Halifax and the Region of Waterloo have pursued their own unique plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, they share the common vision of reaching a low-carbon future. All are Milestone 5 achievers in the PCP program, and all have valuable knowledge to support other communities in taking local climate action.
 
Be part of this webinar and take advantage of the chance to ask municipal climate leaders about ways to boost energy initiatives in your community. Come with questions, ideas or challenges that you'd like to discuss. Our panelists will share their stories and insights on the many subjects shown in the speakers list below.
 
Join the webinar to hear how:
  • The northern City of Yellowknife, NT, converted several of its corporate facilities to biomass heating systems and is actively promoting wood pellets as an energy source within the community
  • Halifax Regional Municipality, NS, used innovative financing to develop its $8.3-million Solar City Program, which provides solar hot water installations for homeowners
  • The City of Nelson, BC, is pursuing an aggressive target to cut corporate GHG emissions by 25 percent by 2015
  • The Region of Waterloo, ON, is undertaking a range of corporate and community-based initiatives to curb energy and fuel use within a rapidly growing region    
Learn more and register for the webinar by clicking here
 
The Partners for Climate Protection Program is a partnership between the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability.

 

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