Zero Carbon Ontario is committed to advocating the procurement of all energy in Ontario from zero carbon sources in order to meet or exceed the emission reductions targets that were identified in the Paris agreement.

The Second International Energy Efficiency Scorecard of 12 major economies finds Canada behind most countries, Including China, France, and Australia and the United States. Only Russia was worse.

The International Energy Efficiency Scorecard ranks the world's largest economies on their energy efficiency policies and programs. The rankings include Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.

Thirty-one different energy efficiency indicators have been analyzed for each economy ranked in the report. The rankings are determined by scoring out of 100 possible points. Points can be earned in four different categories, including buildings, industry, transportation, and national effort, which measures overall or cross-cutting indicators of energy use at the national level.

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