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Get off Coal: A Doctor’s Prescription by Dr. Joe Vipond

November 1, 2014

Wild Lands Advocate article, November 2014, by Dr. Joe Vipond.

Coal is king of the electricity landscape in Alberta.  In 2012, 52 percent of the electricity used in Alberta came from coal.  This translated into burning 20 kilograms of coal per day for each Albertan or 6.6 tonnes per Albertan annually.  More than the rest of Canada combined. Should we be concerned?

 

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