Will Canada’s oil boom be an environmental bust? The new global wasteland?

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — The largest dump truck in the world is parked under a massive mechanical shovel waiting to transport 400 tons…

Nuclear Power versus what options in Ontario?

I am no lover of Nuclear power and its by-product. Nuclear waste! Taking close to 10,000 years to simply become safe for handling or…

More oil from old wells and more electricity from the wind

Crude prices have fallen from their record levels. Apparently the wise folk on Wall Street now think Turkey will not attack ther Kurdish area…

Gas-fuelled power plant on agenda for Toronto and Mississauga

Buried in the release of Ontario Power Generation’s 2006 financial results last Friday was an intriguing paragraph: “OPG is exploring the potential development of…

The Nuclear Power that Binds Us in Ontario

In an effort to become a green city, little thought is given to the two major nuclear plants, just outside of the Toronto area….

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