Tag archive

Greenhouse gas

Placeholder
Posted on in Featured/Releases

Discover the Future of Energy in Arcos Films “Switch”

Is fracking polluting our water? How dangerous is nuclear? Will we run out of oil? Can we clean up coal? Will renewables power our future? Get the straight answers to today’s most important energy questions in Switch, the acclaimed new documentary and web video series. Switch will screen at 250 universities across the country as… Keep Reading

Placeholder
Posted on in Releases

Queen’s University Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop

Provincial grid factors, seasonal temperatures and changes in the number of operational buildings on campus kept Queen’s University greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relatively stable in 2010, compared with the year previous. The 2010 GHG inventory shows campus emissions dropped by just over one per cent, from 47,191 tonnes of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) in 2009 to… Keep Reading

Placeholder
Posted on in Releases

Queen’s University Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions

An inventory of Queen’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has found that the university’s emissions dropped by roughly nine per cent from 2008 to 2009. The 2009 inventory aligns with Queen’s commitment to establish benchmarks for green house gas emissions under the University and College Presidents’ Climate Change Statement of Action for Canada. It has been… Keep Reading

Placeholder
Posted on in Science & Tech

Greenhouse Gas Inventory Reveals University’s Carbon Footprint

In its first greenhouse gas inventory – a measure of the greenhouse gas emissions from facilities under the control of the University – Queen’s fared well, according to Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Bob Silverman. “Tracking the university’s greenhouse gas emissions is the first step toward setting reduction targets and developing strategies and activities to achieve… Keep Reading

Go to Top