Articles from Canada

Anti-turbine Amaranth group forming

Except for a promise to retain the "airstrip" designation for private airfields, as opposed to "airports," in its Official Plan, Amaranth council would commit itself to nothing by the end of a sometimes emotional two-hour presentation by three delegations.
4 May 2006

Review the science

Aside from the dubious origins of the Climate 90 letter, it certainly supports the Skeptic 60 claim that there is major disagreement among scientists.
20 Apr 2006

Wind farms an alternative

PORT BURWELL -- Pea-soup fog shrouded dozens of wind turbines near here yesterday, lifting just in time for the official launch of Ontario's largest and newest wind farm, which stretches along the Lake Erie shoreline. But energy expert Tom Adams warns the future of wind power projects in Ontario remains clouded.
14 Apr 2006

Wind technicians keep active at turbines

Whether it happens in the "wee hours" or the middle of the day, if anything goes wrong with a wind turbine, it'll shut itself down immediately and send an alert to a wind technician, says Kevin Carswell, the operations manager at Canadian Hydro Developers Cowley Ridge installation in Alberta.
13 Apr 2006

Ottawa plan hacks green programs

The new Conservative government has decided to slash spending on Environment Canada programs designed to fight global warming by 80 per cent, and wants cuts of 40 per cent in the budgets devoted to climate change at other ministries, according to cabinet documents obtained by The Globe and Mail.
13 Apr 2006

One man's garbage is another's gold

Wind and solar power have a much higher profile as sources of renewable energy. Yet, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, based in the United States, biomass provides almost 30 times more energy to Americans than wind and solar power combined.
11 Apr 2006
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