Why isn’t Canada spearheading the movement to build more sustainable homes?
By Monte Paulsen with photography by
PLUS: Canada’s greenest homes
Canada’s largest cities are paving the way for more eco-conscious commuting choices
By Fraser Los
From energy-efficient stadiums to solar-powered boats, making leisure time clean and green is all the rage
By Carolina Novotny, Stefan Superina and
Environmental Scientist of the Year
Canada’s greenest prof
Vancouver might just be home to the greenest building in the world. Meet the geography professor who brought it to life.
By Timothy Taylor with photography by
Energy use in Canada
Where and how we live affect how much energy we consume. Here’s what Canada would look like if the provinces and territories were scaled to represent the amount of energy they use.
By Jessica Harding, Samia Madwar, Ksenia Nigmanova and
Michela Rosano with map by
Winners of Canadian Geographic
’s energy-themed photo contest
Do solar panels work in places that get cold weather and snow? Absolutely.
By Judy Wearing
Step aside, soybeans and sunflowers. This slimy stuff could someday power the world.
By Sarah Leavitt
The territory grapples with meeting energy needs of growing populations and booming businesses
By Stefan Superina
Researchers get creative in their quest to make the next big breakthrough in green energy
By Carolina Novotny
How bikeable is your neighbourhood? There may soon be an index for that.
By Kathleen Wilker