Emission-reducing technologies are already making a significant impact Source: Grand River Dam Authority (Grand River Energy Center Unit 3)
Renewables may win most of the headlines as the future of our energy supply, but there is another arena where the battle for cleaning the environment is taking place. And, for the time being at least, it might be even more important.
As the way we generate electricity changes, so do the associated greenhouse gas emissions. After over a decade of growth, 2016 was the first year that more electricity was generated from natural gas than from coal, and renewable power generation has also increased dramatically during this time period.