Greenhouse gas (GHG) assessments offer a valuable way to compare the effectiveness of multiple energy and sustainability best practice actions over time. GHG assessments support planning for sustainability by defining a baseline, tracking a trajectory, and measuring outcomes of sustainable strategies. They can also track progress toward meeting the State’s goals regarding energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction, and can be used for cities to set their own targets and track progress towards energy or climate goals.
Maplewood GHG Assessment
In 2016 Ted Redmond, co-founder of Pale Blue Dot, LLC (www.bluedotregister.org), and a resident of Maplewood, donated his services to the City to complete a GHG baseline assessment. Here is a summary: