Students analyze tables that rank 20 countries based on their CO2 emissions, then discuss how the presentation or use of statistics can be misleading.
In 2010, British Columbia became the first government at the provincial, territorial, or state level in North America to take 100% responsibility for the greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution from all 128 of its public-sector organizations by measuring their emissions, reducing them where possible, and purchasing offsets to cover the remainder. Learn more about the B.C. government's program to go carbon neutral here.
CleanBC is a government of B.C. provincial plan for a cleaner, more renewable and sustainable future. Cleaner transportation is a focus, including increasing active transportation networks, making electric cars more affordable and shifting to renewable fuels. By 2040, every new car sold in B.C. will be a zero-emission vehicle. In B.C., the vast majority of electricity comes from water, a renewable energy source. The move to electric cars helps the shift to renewable fuels in transportation. Learn more about how B.C. is exploring clean electricity for a low-carbon future here.