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Logo: ClearPath
ClearPath is an all-in-one suite of online tools for local governments in the US to complete GHG inventories, forecasts, and climate action plans at the community or government operations scale.

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This tool is included in the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership.


ClearPath is an online suite of tools that allow multiple users to collectively develop baseline and subsequent inventories, track emissions progress over time, forecast multiple scenarios for future emissions, analyze benefits of emissions reduction measures, and visualize alternative planning scenarios. Guidance and training are included in the suite.

When to Use This Tool

This tool is most useful for development impacts assessments focused on:

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Learn more about the topics for assessing the impacts of low-emission development strategies (LEDS).

Key Outputs

Greenhouse gas inventories, emissions progress, future emission estimates, alternative planning scenarios.

How to Use This Tool

Training Available
Training and guidance are included in the online tool.

Level of Expertise

Key Inputs

Local emission factors for natural gas, gasoline, electricity, average fuel economy for vehicles, and composition of municipal solid waste.

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