Energy Efficiency at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board

An informational and awareness website

Results of the 2010 Défi Climat

438 students and 39 School Board employees registred to the 2010 edition of Défi Climat!  Our planet thanks you!  The combined pledges represent a reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 2440 tons over the next year.  This is the equivalent GHG released by 750 family cars driving 15 000 km/year!

The top three schools for highest participation rate were given certificates.

  1. Souvenir Elementary School:    52% participation rate 
  2. Genesis Elementary School:      22% participation rate
  3. Ste-Agathe Academy:               14% participation rate

What is Défi Climat?

  • A large mobilization campaign to fight climate change;
  • Hundreds of businesses, public institutions and organizations from all regions of Quebec will participate;
  • More than 50 000 citizens who commit to reducing their emissions of greenhouse gases by changing their lifestyle and travel.
  • The campaign is in effect each year, in March and April.

Why participate in Défi Climat?

  • to do your part for the environment;
  • to be a part in the movement for a more sustainable society;
  • to reduce energy consumption;
  • to respect future generations;
  • to improve health and quality of life;
  • to win prizes!

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