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Category: Explainers

Offshore Oil and Gas — Seriously?

So here’s the thing: the pathways to limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C are quickly closing. If we continue to burn fossil fuels, we will
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Natural Gas: Friend or Foe?

Just how natural is natural gas? Well, it does exist in nature—so do coal and oil. But so-called natural gas shouldn’t be mistaken for clean
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Biomass Is Not Carbon Neutral

Biomass energy (or “bioenergy”) refers to plant or animal matter that is used to produce heat or electricity. Bioenergy can be derived from a variety
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Why are we talking about coal?

Coal mining and coal-generated power have played an important role in Nova Scotia’s history. But coal is not a fuel of the future. Thermal coal is quickly becoming a stranded asset
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