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Erik Frenette

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Erik Frenette has worked on energy models since 2011, with a focus on providing solutions to Canadian-specific energy and climate change issues. As a model analyst at whatIf? Technologies, Erik utilizes his experience in energy modeling to quantify environmental projects and provide clear-cut insight to key decision makers.

Earlier in his career, he was a research assistant at HEC Montreal and an environmental consultant at ESMIA. His academic research experience includes several published papers and conference presentations relating to strategies for greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption reduction.

He holds an Ms.c. in Economics from HEC Montreal, where his research focused on the energy and environmental impacts of meat and dairy consumption in Canada.


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Reducing Emissions by Changing How We Work

Before we had to deal with a global pandemic, most of us drove to work. This commuting accounts for a significant portion of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This was underscored by the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns in early 2020: by April 2020, daily emissions had dropped 17…