Ole Hendrickson

Ole Hendrickson is a forest ecologist and current president of the Ottawa River Institute, a non-profit charitable organization based in the Ottawa Valley.

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Monday, September 21, 2015 - 4:15pm
For Canada's 2015 Election, Green Party Sets the Bar on the Environment
Canadian voters who care about the environment above other issues will likely vote for Green Party candidates in the upcoming election. The recently released Green Party platform, Vision Green , covers everything from Arctic strategy to zero waste. It addresses important issues such as "Railways—re...
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 8:15am
From the Grid to Energy Democracy: Making the RenewablesTransition
When Naomi Klein spoke about her book This Changes Everything at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles in September 2014 , she was asked if she agrees with James Hansen's support for nuclear power. She began by crediting Dr. Hansen -- a scientist who worked for decades at the U.S. National Aeronautics...
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Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 9:51am
Energy In, Energy Out: Getting Off the Fossil Fuel Treadmill
The European Union (EU) fuel quality directive requires a 6 per cent reduction in the greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of fuels used in vehicles by 2020. To help meet this target, the EU has calculated average GHG releases from biofuels, conventional crude, tar sands, and oil shale using a "life-cycle" approach, including emissions from extraction, processing and distribution.
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