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Discussions with tag 'Emissions'

Petition: Tell the EPA to Support the Clean Power Plan (via NRDC)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Please help the NRDC with a petition to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator! It's time to limit emissions on coal-fired plants, for the health of the planet and for current and future generations. …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,EPA,NRDC,Health,Emissions

0 replies | 1527 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

Volkswagen Punished for Emissions Cheating

by JackSawyer // Student

In September 2015 a report came out stating that 11 million of Volkswagen's cars contained software that falsified emission data. Since then, the car manufacturer has been facing a great deal of scrut…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Environment,Emissions,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Germany,cars,Volkswagen,Cheating,Software,South Korea,United States

0 replies | 1299 views | Posted on: 06/25/2016 | Last updated: 06/25/2016

Webinar: Carbon Capture and Storage - Engineered Carbon Sequestration, March 8, 3 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Carbon Capture and Storage is the process of capturing carbon dioxide, transporting it to a storage site, and depositing it where it will not enter the atmosphere. There are many different places CO2

Filed under: Engineering

Keywords: Carbon,carbon capture,Emissions,Carbon sequestration,carbon storage

0 replies | 1419 views | Posted on: 02/02/2021 | Last updated: 02/03/2021

FREE Webinar: Green Concrete - Building with Carbon, March 11, 3 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Concrete is both a big problem and a big opportunity in our climate crisis. It currently accounts for 8% of CO2 emissions which is comparable to the entire agriculture sector. Yet, new low carbon conc

Filed under: Concrete

Keywords: Carbon,Concrete,Emissions,Carbon sequestration

0 replies | 810 views | Posted on: 02/03/2021 | Last updated: 02/05/2021

Buildings and Carbon | Green Building Online Training Program, March 17, 9 am - 1pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

This course will focus on climate impacts associated with carbon emissions from the built environment. It will emphasize the importance of goal setting and taking actions to manage building-related ca

Filed under: Energy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy,Emissions,Carbon,Carbon Cycle

0 replies | 1260 views | Posted on: 02/23/2021 | Last updated: 02/24/2021

Deep Dive Into Electric Vehicle Batteries, Webinar, March 3, 1 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Vehicle electrification to lower greenhouse gas emissions will largely be driven by better batteries. Though the current technology is good enough for early-adopters, how will better tech move us towa

Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Emissions,Electric Vehicles,Batteries,Battery Storage,EVs

1 replies | 1167 views | Posted on: 02/26/2021 | Last updated: 03/19/2021

Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report Reception 2020, May 20, 4 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Typically, the Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report Reception is a celebration of the progress the District has made towards reaching 50% reductions in energy use, water use, and transportation em

Filed under: Government Agencies and Initiatives

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Energy,Emissions,Indoor Air Quality,2030 Goals,Sustainable Pittsburgh

0 replies | 955 views | Posted on: 04/23/2021 | Last updated: 04/23/2021

Virtual Conference: 2021 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum, May 25-26

by samanthaklein // Intern

Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you

Filed under: Energy

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: finance,Energy Efficiency,Real Estate,Emissions,Greenhouse Gas Emissions

0 replies | 2457 views | Posted on: 04/27/2021 | Last updated: 04/27/2021

Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) Boston: Embodied Carbon in the Residential Sector, June 24, 4-5 PM

by Richard Minasian // Student

When we think about embodied carbon emissions, we tend to envision our largest buildings and campuses that include millions of square feet. These are all worthy targets; however, one could argue that

Filed under: Environment

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Architecture,Emissions,Carbon

0 replies | 521 views | Posted on: 06/14/2021 | Last updated: 06/14/2021

Climate Mobilization Act Primer, September 16, 1-2 PM

by Richard Minasian // Student

Get informed on New York City climate legislation and its impact on buildings. Register now for the Climate Mobilization Act Primer, a one-hour seminar examining the basic principles of the Clima

Filed under: Environment

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Emissions,Climate,Legislation,Climate Mobilization Act

0 replies | 903 views | Posted on: 08/25/2021 | Last updated: 08/25/2021

2021 - A Tipping Point Year? Presented by Electrify Now, December 8, 3 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

A lot has happened in 2021 to be excited about if you are a clean energy junkie. Have we built momentum toward a clean energy future?

Join Electrify Now for a roundtable discussion on the bigg

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: clean energy,Emissions,Carbon,Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 1694 views | Posted on: 11/15/2021 | Last updated: 11/15/2021

Webinar: An Introduction to Zero Carbon Certification, December 14, 8:30 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

As climate disasters threaten the wellbeing of people and the planet, the need to reduce CO2 emissions is ever more urgent. The ILFI Zero Carbon Certification is a worldwide, third-part

Filed under: Energy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Emissions,Zero Carbon Buildings

0 replies | 1205 views | Posted on: 11/29/2021 | Last updated: 11/29/2021

Kicking Gas! Going All-Electric for the Health of Your Family and the Earth (Recorded Webinar: Available On Demand)

by Rate It Green Team

Recorded Webinar: Kicking Gas! Going All-Electric for the Health of Your Family and the Earth
Recorded: June 30, 2021
Speaker: Ann V. Edminster, M.Arch. (See speaker introduction bel

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: HVAC,Emissions,Hot Water Heating,EEBA,Decarbonization,Electrification,Heating,Cooling,Induction Cooking,Home Electrification

0 replies | 5603 views | Posted on: 12/22/2021 | Last updated: 02/07/2022

Free Webinar, Refrigerant Management for Fewer Leaks and Emissions, January 10, 11am ET

by Luqman // Marketer

Many refrigerants have a high global warming potential which can lead to a sizable contribution of greenhouse gas emissions in an organization's overall carbon footprint. Learn about resources to

Filed under: Webinars

Related to: Refrigeration

Developing Technologies

Keywords: Emissions,Better Buildings,Refrigeration Maintenance,Refrigerant leaks

0 replies | 325 views | Posted on: 11/24/2022 | Last updated: 11/24/2022

2023 ASHRAE Winter Conference, February 4-8, Atlanta, GA

by samanthaklein // Intern

The ASHRAE Winter Conference will be held February 4-8, 2023, at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center and Building A of the Georgia World Congress Center. The AHR Expo is February 6-8 in Buildings B and C of

Webinar: It Takes a Village: Building a Culture of Energy Efficiency in Your Facilities, July 6, 11 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Reducing energy and emissions in your facilities is not a one-person job - it takes a village! Every employee influences energy use practices in your facility in one way or another, so building an org

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Emissions,Facilities

0 replies | 884 views | Posted on: 06/18/2023 | Last updated: 06/18/2023

Free Webinar: Zero is the New Black: The Path to Carbon Neutrality, December 15, 10 am PST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This class is offered in partnership with San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E). Buildings have one of the highest carbon footprints—they currently contribute to 30% of global annual greenhouse

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: Innovation,Emissions,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Technology,Net Zero Energy,Carbon Neutrality

0 replies | 521 views | Posted on: 11/21/2023 | Last updated: 11/21/2023