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The Dangers of Fracking in Canadian Wells

It is important for Canadians to be aware of the dangers of fracking so that they can make informed decisions about whether or not to support this process.
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The Pros and Cons of Canadian Oil Wells

In recent years, the development of oil wells in Canada has become a controversial topic. We take a look at both sides of the argument to help you make up your own mind about Canadian oil wells.
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4 Ways to Get Creative with Solar Energy

Solar power is a renewable energy source capable of powering our entire planet, and then some. Check out these creative ways people are using solar to power their lives, and a few ideas on how to get creative with this renewable energy source.
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Geothermal energy: A sustainable and carbon-neutral power source

Geothermal energy is renewable energy generated by tapping into the heat of the Earth's molten core. It's a sustainable and carbon neutral power source that can help us cut our dependence on fossil fuels. Here's what you need to know about this promising power source.
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8 Promising Alternatives to Oil: Kicking our Dependence on Fossil Fuels

There are many potential alternatives to oil, some of which have already been implemented on a large scale. Some of the benefits of these alternatives include reduced emissions, decreased reliance on foreign oil, and reduced environmental impact. Without further ado, here are the most promising fuels and alternative energy sources of the future.
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Understanding Renewable Natural Gas: Is It Actually Renewable?

The green revolution is influencing sustainable changes in different industries. One of the most challenging transitions is occurring in the energy sector. Power companies are working to meet consumers’ demands by developing low-emission energy sources. Some power companies are transitioning from high-emission energy sources using renewable natural gas. However, environmentalists are skeptical of the power supply's sustainability.
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Are Home Energy Audits Worth it?

Businesses often offer homeowners home energy audits which they claim will increase a home's efficiency and cut down on homeowners' monthly energy costs. But, are they audits actually worth it? The answer may surprise you.
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Are Solar Shingles Better Than Solar Panels?

With the option of having aesthetically pleasing solar tiles that generate more power with less bulk, are solar shingles worth the investment? How do they differ from traditional solar panels? Here is a comparison to help you make an informed decision on the best solar technology for your home.
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US Renewable Energy Consumption Reaches Record High

The rise of Eco-consumerism fueled sustainable markets. Now, companies must adopt renewable energy sources to remain competitive in their fields. Brand image and customer loyalty improvements partially drove clean energy sales over the past year.
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8 Business Opportunities in the Solar Industry

As financial institutions divest from fossil fuels and world governments commit to climate objectives, investment in renewables is guaranteed to grow. Renewables are establishing themselves as a fundamental component of our models of the future. Here are business opportunities in solar and how you can profit from them.