environment; energy;

Ontario Government cancels $3.8 billion in Green Energy; Sign of a Bright Future?

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In a seemingly controversial move, the Ontario Government has canceled 3.8 billion dollars in their plan to further its investments in green energy, including solar, wind, and biofuel energy.  Since the Liberal Party introduced Long Term Energy Plan in 2013, there has been value conflict between the Liberals (party in power) and the Progressive Conservatives (opposition party) over the costs associated with the Liberal’s green energy initiatives.

What a population of 7 billion means for the planet (Group 5)

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2011/jul/18/population-7-billion-planet

The production and use of renewable energy such as solar, bio-fuel, hydro- and wind energy has been on the rise. However, is this increase in production fast enough to counteract the rapid increase in demand due to population growth?