Title: THE STATE OF ENERGY IN QUEBEC Author: Pierre-Olivier Pineau , Johanne Whitmore Publisher: HEC Montreal Date: December 2018 Summary: The State of Energy in Quebec provides the most objective overview of Quebec’s energy data to help all stakeholders and observers gain a clearer understanding of current energy consumption trends and to better
Benefits of Hydrocarbons
Who benefits most from government ‘green’ policies? Usually it is the companies that produce renewable energy, not citizens or the environment. For example, 602 birds and 1,270 bats were killed by wind turbines at a single Ontario wind farm between July and December of 2009.
Aggressive carbon pricing schemes that depend upon routing taxpayer dollars to ‘green’ projects are making energy and other goods more expensive for Canada’s poorest. Canadians in provinces where these policies have been implemented are having to choose between heating their homes and buying groceries to feed their families. Some are walking away from their homes because they can no longer afford to power and heat them. This is the ‘heat or eat’ conundrum.