Energy production and consumption is the primary contributer to greenhouse gases and climate change. This section includes resources for how a municipality can reduce and decarbonize it’s energy consumption, and empower the community to do the same.
This subsection focuses on what a municipality can do to reduce energy consumption and carbon polution from their own operations. In this section you learn about professional energy audits, creating and implementing an energy reduction plan, and analysing and reporting results.
Inventorying greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy implementation , and energy conservation are some of the ways that a community can begin to address greenhouse gas mitigation. This section defines these topics and provides strategies to mitigate greenhouse gas in communities.
Sustainable Pennsylvania, a joint project of the Pennsylvania Municipal League and Sustainable Pittsburgh, is a voluntary performance recognition program designed to help municipalities set and achieve sustainability goals, save money, conserve resources, and foster a vibrant community.
The Pennsylvania Municipal League is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1900 as an advocate for Pennsylvania’s 3rd class cities. Today, The League represents participating Pennsylvania cities, boroughs, townships, home rule communities and towns that all share The League’s municipal policy interests.
The mission of the Pennsylvania Municipal League is to strengthen, empower and advocate for effective local government.
Sustainable PGH is a nonprofit committed to building the knowledge, perspective, and ability needed to create a better tomorrow for our region.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Leslie Rhoads from PML at 717-236-9469 *237 or Jim Price from Sustainable Pittsburgh at 412-259-5331