Trottier Energy Futures Project
Imagine a future with a cleaner environment, in which Canada is seen as a leader in innovative, clean-energy solutions.
The David Suzuki Foundation, the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Trottier Family Foundation have joined forces to envision this future.
With input and ideas from energy and economic experts, as well as from Canadians from all walks of life, we can build a better tomorrow.
Solutions exist to overcome the serious threat posed by climate change. It's up to us to spur governments to act to change the way energy is produced and used in Canada. Using fossil fuels as our primary energy source contributes to climate change and other environmental problems. Renewable energy sources like wind and solar offer clean power that is not dependent on unpredictable fuel costs. And these technologies allow power to be produced closer to where it's consumed. Canada can seize the opportunity offered by renewables by developing energy systems that are secure, affordable and free from harmful emissions.
The Trottier Energy Futures Project points to the changes we can make today to build a future that is free from dependence on harmful energy sources, taking into account economic, social and environmental concerns.
In developing low carbon scenarios for Canada, it is important to understand the role of the oil and gas sector as a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Canadian Energy Systems Simulator model has been chosen to provide estimates of current and future energy use and GHG emissions.... Read more »
If anything limits Canada's transition to a low-carbon energy system, ... Read more »
The B.C. Auditor General's report on the province's carbon neutral pol... Read more »
The Trottier Energy Futures Project's Inventory of Low-Carbon Energy f... Read more »
After reading the Trottier Project's Inventory of Low-Carbon Energy for Canada, what I find most striking about the results is how utterly unremarkable they are. The findings on Canada's reserves... Read more »