Renewable Energy Technologies: Canadian Prospects

$19.95

Add to cart
Essay #: 051854
Total text length is 4,414 characters (approximately 3.0 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
Renewable Energy Technologies: Canadian Prospects
The Canadian outlook for renewable technologies is growing. Although Canada has been slow to adopt the strictures of the Kyoto Accord and is currently among the top nine offenders in pollution worldwide (Nordhaus), the country’s prospects for the introduction of solutions that meet the needs of sustainability are being augmented through both political and corporate means. In 2007, Canada’s “effectiveness and efficiency of existing federal investments in environmental and energy science and technology” (International Energy Agency (IEA), 2009) were audited and the country embarked upon on a new technological outlook for environmental change. 
Although Canada is one of the largest producers...
The end:
..... K. (2006). The Shaping and Reshaping of 
British Columbia Forest Policy in the Global Era. Association of BC Forest Professionals Annual General Meeting, Victoria, BC, Canada. 
Huesemann, M. (2006). Can Advances in Sciences and Technology Prevent Global 
Warming? Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Vol. 11, pp. 539–577. 
International Energy Agency. (2009). Agency Website. Retrieved 29 April 2009 
from http://www.iea.org/Textbase/country/m_country.asp?COUNTRY_CODE=CA&Submit=Submit. 
Nordhaus, W. (2007). The Challenge of Global Warming: Economic Models and 
Environmental Policy. New Haven CT: Yale University Press. 
Running, S. (2006). Is Global Warming Causing More, Larger Wildfires? Science, Vol. 
313, pp. 927-928.