Climate action plans are comprehensive road maps that outline specific actions that an agency or organization will undertake to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Climate action plans include greenhouse gas inventories, emissions monitoring, emissions forecasts, planning scenarios, and emissions reduction actions to meet climate goals. Kulshan Services provides the policy analysis, research and data collection, and emissions analysis needed to develop or update a climate action plan. We also offer group facilitation and lead decision making processes involving the public, nonprofits, and/or governmental entities. We bring leadership and strategic planning to the process and interface with multiple stakeholders. Our goal is to help our clients discover possibilities and opportunities together.
Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Monitoring
A greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory is an analysis of the energy use and behavior of an organization to quantify the volume of greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N20, and others) emitted over a period of time. An initial inventory can be used as a baseline for emissions forecasting and climate action planning to meet regulatory or internal goals. Typically, GHG inventories are repeated on an annual or semi-annual basis to monitor emissions trends over time and to ensure that goals are met.
City of Bellingham Climate Action Plan Update
The City of Bellingham, Washington, has been a leader in climate action since first committing to 100% Green Power for its municipal operations in 2006 and developing a climate action plan in 2007. Kulshan Services is currently updating the City's Climate Action Plan with new emissions inventories to track progress, and new emissions forecasts and planning scenarios to meet climate goals for both the city government and the community as a whole. The update includes reporting on previous emissions reduction actions and proposing new actions to continue reducing emissions despite a growing population.
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