An overview of wind power One of my favourite parts of living in Kingston is the view of the turbines located on Wolfe Island and more recently, the ones on Amherst Island. In my second year of university, I had a design course that featured a group project to construct a small scale wind farm. … Continue reading The true colours of the wind
Today I would like to present a brief overview on the methods behind generating Canada’s electricity and their associated contributions to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In 2018, Canada produced just under 650 terawatt hours of electricity. This is the amount of electricity one would need to power a single 5W lightbulb for 14,840,182,650 years. Okay, … Continue reading On the grid
Quick reminder that design is an iterative process, and so is this website! As promised, let’s start by a quick overview of the Paris Agreement. In December of 2015, members of the UN at COP21 reached a consensus on an agreement to work towards a sustainable, low carbon future, and to combat climate change. The … Continue reading What did Paris agree to?
It’s been one full week since my MASc defense! I’ve been keeping myself busy trying to brush up on AutoCAD skills, and working on my French. This morning I saw an ad for Climate Risk Virtual Week, an event hosted by The Economist, which I thought would be a great use of my time, but … Continue reading Introduction, continued
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