Taking Action in Government Operations

Exercising Leadership, Strengthening Performance

Taking action to reduce emissions in local government operations is an opportunity to improve energy efficiency and optimize systems, strengthening overall performance and service delivery. A government’s own operations are only a percentage of a community’s total emissions. Local government leadership, however, plays a pivotal role in building knowledge inside town hall and out in the community that leads to much deeper emission reductions.

What's New

  • 18 Aug, 2010


    While actions to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions are critical, communities also need to prepare for unavoidable climate change and its impacts. This is referred to as “adaptation”.
  • 10 Jul, 2018
    Energy Connections is an annual conference that brings together citizens, industry, government and academics to...
  • 10 Jul, 2018
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    Find out about regional opportunities for asset management training delivered by FCM's partner organizations.