Canadian Geographic Article Index
Articles tagged with Energy (37)
13+ things you didn’t know about energy
Massive oilfields, huge offshore rigs, high-tech refineries, colossal dams, sprawling wind farms — how much do you really know about BIG power in Canada?
Source: Canadian Geographic, June 2013
, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)
, Environment Canada
, Geothermal energy
, Marine National Wildlife Area
, Natural gas
, Solar power
, Wind energy
An exclusive Q&A interview with Quebec Oil and Gas Association head Michael Binnion on the province’s energy issues
An energy gem
Wind power is fueling the push to green diamond mines in the Northwest Territories
Cutting the cord
An ethnographer and videographer meet the people whose homes produce all the energy they need
A very big dig
How a giant hole will help Ontario’s shift away from fossil fuels
Rethinking the low-carbon label for natural gas
What is old wood good for?
Low-quality timber gains new value as “energy wood”
Canada’s new geothermal energy industry
Pioneers of geothermal energy in Canada are cropping up in unusual places
On with the wind
Economic uncertainties, logistical challenges and environmental debates are buffeting this fast-growing energy sector
The green gold rush
Modern-day prospectors are banking on hydro power from British Columbia’s Bute Inlet, but arguments about the project’s impact are exposing a deep divide over the province’s crucial next step
The carbon cleansers
Norway’s economy is less dependent on oil than most. What prompted all the forward thinking? A carbon tax.
This town is made for walking
More than a million barrels of crude flow out of Alberta’s oil-sands plants every day. Environmentally, it’s a disaster zone. There’s no turning off the tap, but improvements in five areas could limit the staggering scale of the ecological damage.
People of the delta
Scattered across the vast reaches of the Mackenzie Delta, five small Arctic communities are home to a mix of newcomers from across the country and around the world and First Nations people still living off the land.Will a $16 billion gas-pipeline project be their salvation or their destruction?
The Mackenzie Delta
Thirty years after the initial project was proposed, the Mackenzie Gas Pipeline public hearings and panels are moving ahead for a final decision by 2008.
The price of power
Diverting the run of more rivers in northern Quebec will release a flow of money to the Cree. Will it deliver an economic boost to a growing population or flood a way of life?