Going Green for Less: Cost-Effective Alternative Energy Sources
AbstractCanadian governments have many renewable energy programs in place to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But which ones are the most cost-effective use of taxpayers' money? The authors conduct an audit to find out.
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Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): 282 (February)
growth; innovation; renewable energy; GHG emissions;
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