Transition to RNG in Canada’s North seen as viable option in transportation sector
July 26, 2021
By Canadian Biomass
Only a small fraction of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to its northern regions, a report by the Pembina Institute notes. The North faces challenges that are different from the provinces, but the institute’s director of federal policy says the territories must transition from diesel fuel to cleaner energy.
Unlike the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, the Yukon Territory is ahead of the game, having achieved its emissions reduction target to 45 per cent, which matches the federal target.
With the transportation sector creating the most emissions, the transition to biodiesel and renewable natural gas is seen as a viable option for the North.
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