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And the winner (loser) is ... Ontario!

Ontario ratepayers well ahead in international competition to see who pays more for nothing.

A recent article appearing in Energy Voice was all about the costs of “constraint” payments to onshore industrial wind developments in Scotland.  361 more words

Electricity Bills

Solar, Wind, and Green Power | @VamosPedaleando

#SolarPower #WindPower #GreenPower. Lessons from @vamospedaleando. He is biking across #Spain and #Portugal looking for #sustainable ideas. His photos share his beautiful views and his reflections while sleeping in a tent or hammock under the stars. 13 more words

Global Learning News

Your letters for Saturday, Sept. 23

Tailing ponds aren’t birds’ only hazard

Re: “Notley says action will be taken on oilsands bird deaths,” Sept. 21.

It is a sad thing that 123 birds died at an oilsands site, but surely a little perspective is required. 604 more words

Calgary

Scale of offshore wind developments leading to more centralisation of ownership

The energy transition is leading to many interesting trends. Offshore windfarms, given their size and costs, are profoundly shaping the country’s electricity system. Bridget Woodman from the University of Exeter explains about recent developments in an article on The Conversation website. 813 more words

Wind Energy

Belgium fossil-fuel free in nine steps

According to the Flemish Green party, Belgium can become fossil-fuel free and in a video they identified nine steps (translated from Dutch) to do that. When I found this article this week on their website, I was rather curious how they envisioned becoming fossil-free. 1,760 more words

Energy

GLOBAL WARMING NOT AS THREATENING BUT BE CAREFUL: EWACKOS MUST RESTART THEIR MISSION, COWS CANNOT FART

Telegraph: “Climate change poses less of an immediate threat to the planet than previously thought because scientists got their modelling wrong, a new study has found. 169 more words

Politics

M&M's New Campaign Wants You to Get Excited About Fighting Climate Change

Mars’s climate change message chimes again.

A month after the candy maker announced a $1 billion pledge to fight climate change, M&M’s, one of its most iconic brands, has launched a “Fans of Wind” campaign as part of the wider “Sustainable in a Generation” plan. 286 more words

Leadership