Sustainability Journal

June 2009 Issue (files are in PDF format)

Environment Canada report on GHG

In spite of the grossly excessive amounts of greenhouse gases being generated in Canada for many years and the national commitment to bring the emissions into line with the Kyoto objectives our emissions have continued to increase.

Power generation is not the culprit in Ontario

Most of the efforts being made to reduce GHG in Ontario continue to be misdirected. Our electric power is mostly produced by nuclear power stations and by hydro, neither of which produces GHG's, but in spite of this most of the attention has been directed towards the 3.6% of our total energy consumption that is produced by fossil fuelled power stations.