Calgary: The Green Electricity Capital.

1)    What environmental programs does this city run that make’s it green? Calgary renews energy by using wind mils for 75 % of its energy and we pal to make that at least 90% of the energy we are getting. Calgary also plans to divert its amount of waste from the landfills by 2020 and we are looking to use less water then the amount that was used in 2003 even with the growing population peoples can contribute to a 100 year plan with goals to use less water!

2)    What are the advantages to being a green city?

We save money because we don’t half to make energy because it is coming from the wind mills.

3)    What challenges might a city face in trying to be green?

A city could have problems such as not having the right equipment for certain things and not being able to produce enough for the city.

Okotoks: The Solar Centre of Canada.

1)    What environmental programs does this city run that make’s it green?

Okotoks has a solar panel system set up they are going to warm 90% of their water with this system!

2)    What are the advantages to being a green city

There water will be heated and they wont half t5o pay as much for hot water.

3)    What challenges might a city face in trying to be green?

They might have some days where there is no sun there for they wont have the water being heated.

Montreal: The Most Bike-Friendly City in the Nation.

1)    What environmental programs does this city run that make’s it green?

Montreal is going green by using less cars because more peoples are using bikes to get around.

2)    What are the advantages to being a green city?

They won’t be polluted by the fumes from as many cars and they wont have to pay for gas.

3)    What challenges might a city face in trying to be green?

It will be hard for the peoples to get around on bikes in the snow so they may need to use cars

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