2015: The Hottest Year on Record

NASA video showcases Earth’s long-term warming trend from 1880 to 2015. Analyses and data have been released independently by NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the UK Met Office showcasing that 2015 was the hottest year on record since modern record keeping began in the late 1800s. In fact, since 2001, 15 of the 16 warmest years on … Read More

RE100 Projects 15% Global Emissions Reduction

If the private sector fully embraces renewables, RE100 suggests that 15% of global carbon dioxide emissions could be saved. Imagine a world in which all private companies are fully committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by operating solely on renewable electricity. This world, according to internationally collaborative enterprise RE100, could potentially reduce worldwide carbon dioxide emissions by 10 to 15%. That … Read More

China to Cap Coal Consumption by 2020

Big environmental and climate goals for China to take place over the next 5 to 15 years. China to limit coal consumption by 2020 and cap CO2 emissions by 2030. Last month, China announced for the first time that by 2030 the country will have put a cap on carbon dioxide emissions as part of the US-China Joint Announcement on Climate … Read More

World Energy Supply: Past and Future

Learn more about the world’s energy supply timeline, dating back to the 1970s and projected into the future until the year 2030. Over the past century, as advancements in technologies and our overall way of life have been made, humanity has relied on various different resources, in different capacities, to provide the energy that we require to operate our advancements. Specifically since the 1970s, … Read More

The Causes of Global Warming

Learn more about what causes global warming and how you can make a difference. What is Global Warming? Over the past few decades or so global warming has become a hot topic surrounding the environmental debate of our planet. Described as the observed rise in temperature within the Earth’s climate system, global warming is thought to be the reason behind abnormal weather … Read More

The Phenomenon of ‘Bikelash’

Discover the meaning of ‘bikelash’ and why it’s not actually such a bad thing. It’s a fairly new phenomenon. A city takes up biking and launches efforts to enable biking as a form of valid transportation, only to have many members of said city begin to oppose the new bike initiatives. What’s even more recent is the term ‘bikelash’ and, due to … Read More

Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Discover the meaning of carbon footprint, as well as how to calculate and reduce your own footprint. What is a carbon footprint? Your carbon footprint is the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, or more specifically carbon dioxide, that is being produced by you and your household. The amount of electricity, natural gas, fuel, etc. that you consume all contributes … Read More

Canada and GHG Emissions

Do you know where Canada stands on greenhouse gas emissions?
Learn more about GHG emissions, electricity and Legend Power’s green ideas…