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I am as interested in reducing emissions as anybody, but I prefer a broad variety of co-existing energy sources, which can together preserve the environment, as follows, in random order:


Canucks get over 60% of our power from clean Hydro. Hydro doesn't 'use' water, it merely borrows it long enough to extract the kinetic energy from it while it seeks the lowest elevation it can get to.

The primary sources of electricity generated in 2015 were hydro (60.7 percent), nuclear (16.8 percent), coal (10.8 percent), natural gas (6.8 percent), and renewables (e.g., wind, biomass, solar) (5 percent), according to the Canadian National Energy Board (NEB).Aug 14, 2017

In many places it also adds lovely lakes that can be enjoyed by families for fishing, boating and swimming. I find it odd that somehow it doesn't make your list?

People we knew in North Georgia (Blairsville) made their family fortune when a dam was built for both flood storage and power turning their land into a vacation destination for RVs and campers.

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