Category: Canada

Current and Projected GHG Emissions in Canada’s Energy Production Sector

As can be seen from the chart below, Canada’s oil and gas sector and electricity sector, both subsets of the energy production sector, account for approximately 37% of the country’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The oil and gas sector

Up in the Air: Canada’s Approach to Reducing its GHG Emissions

As a whole, Canadians are acutely aware of the dangers posed by climate change. The governments of Canada’s ten provinces and three territories are working to strengthen their individual efforts and mitigate their contribution to the country’s total greenhouse gas

Mired in the Oil Sands, An Opportunity

The Canadian government’s most recent report on the country’s greenhouse gas emissions undermines its push for U.S. approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Specifically, the report states that Canada will fail to meet its goal of reducing carbon emissions to 17 percent