Energy  (tagged articles)

The keyword Energy is tagged in the following 19 articles.

2016, Vol. 2016 No. 2
Dams have been used for centuries to assist with the development of human civilization. Access to drinking water, flood control and agricultural irrigation are historical reasons for the development of dams and river impoundments. The abundance... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 6 No. 1
Sweden, a small country with almost 10 million inhabitants, is the world's most sustainable country according to some reports that compare environmental, social, and governance components between nations. Sweden plays a significant role in the European... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 2016 No. 1
This paper explores the role that ecosystems can have in the decision making framework for urban air pollution mitigation in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The focus is on management planning of green roof implementation to mitigate the effects of urban... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 09
Energy researchers have recently taken interest in the use of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) as a biofuel. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), which are known to increase plant acquisition of nutrients through a symbiotic relationship, may be used... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 5 No. 1
Alberta's resource power lies within the Energy sector; in particular, the oil and gas industry. However, this same Energy sector is contributing heavily to the destruction of the landscape and is contaminating the environment. This destructive... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 01
The majority of oil extracted from the Alberta oil sands is processed, diluted, and then sold to the US. The implications that arise from the oil sands production are a litany of health, environmental, and economic concerns. Despite all the implications... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 4 No. 1
In the case of Japan, which lacks any significant fossil fuel reserves (Gasparatos & Gadda, 2009, pp. 4038-4048) some alternative forms of Energy production have been implemented. Japan has implemented alternative Energy options such as nuclear... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 8 No. 1
President Grimsson studied economics and political science at the University of Manchester, and in 1970, became the first person in Iceland to earn a PhD in political science. In 1973, he became a Professor of Political Science at the University... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 4 No. 1
This photographic documentary examines everyday activism through the lens of sustainable construction. There are many misconceptions about the construction industry and its impact on the environment. Focusing on the Edmonton-based architectural... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 04
The copious amounts of forgotten and disregarded food that are tossed mindlessly into our landfills are a global travesty of massive proportions. Americans alone waste enough food in a day to transform the Rose Bowl, a football stadium capable of... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 01
In 1992 during his famed Southern Trip, Deng Xiaoping, the paramount leader of the Communist Party of China, proclaimed that "To Get Rich Is Glorious[1]." This slogan ignited the economic revolution in China. It is through this very notion of economic... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 06
Objectives: Identify the factors affecting quality of sleep, and assess the impact of low quality sleep on the daily activities of students. Materials and Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional survey was done, using self-administered questionnaires... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 08
Nelson Mandela once said, "You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself." This quote is particularly applicable to the field of Energy, and the transition from an unsustainable fossil fuel consuming world, to one based... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 2011/2012 No. 1
The first decade of the twenty-first century was a period of change for Russia. The crisis of the 1990s was/were overcome and its international posture has improved. However, the scope and the stability of the shift are debatable and there is no... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 06
The objective of this paper is to propose a novel multi-input power converter for the grid-connected hybrid renewable Energy system in order to simplify the power system and reduce the cost. The proposed multi-input power converter consists of a... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 04
Renewable Energy sources, which are expected to be a promising alternative Energy source, can bring new challenges when connected to the power grid. However, the generated power from renewable Energy source is always fluctuating due to environmental... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 2010/2011 No. 1
The territorial claims on the North Pole are the latest contentious grey area amongst world forces – Russia, Canada, the USA, Denmark and Norway. The events could have been the perfect opportunity for a lesson in puppet mastery on the international... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 01
Big oil’s ruthless supply and demand tactics have monopolized the entire Energy industry by shredding competitors’ attempts to offer alternatives. Consumers are thus forced to surrender their right to choose due to the aggressive techniques... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 10
Just by flipping through television channels or walking through the aisles of a grocery store, it is easy to see that the popularity of “Green” and “Sustainable” lifestyles is growing everyday. With an impending Energy crisis... Read Article »

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