An Inventory of Low-Carbon Energy for Canada
David Suzuki Foundation and partners
Authored by: Ralph D. Torrie, Tyler Bryant, Mitchell Beer, Blake Anderson, Dale Marshall, Ryan Kadowaki, Johanne Whitmore
Partners: Canadian Academy of Engineering
Climate solutions decarbonization, policy and regulation, greenhouse gas emissions, industry, energy, climate change, renewable energy
An Inventory of Low-Carbon Energy for Canada shows that Canada’s supplies of solar, wind, hydroelectric and biomass energy are much larger than the current or forecast demand for fuel and electricity, and technology costs have been falling in recent years.
But the ability to reduce GHG emissions by 80 per cent compared to 1990 levels — the target set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — will depend on an integrated energy system that combines individual technologies to deliver affordable, reliable, sustainable energy services.