Video Explainer

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This explainer video by Canadian Geographic explores the challenge of decreasing greenhouse gas emissions while meeting increased global demand for energy.

The world needs more energy than ever at a time when it’s also trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow climate change. It’s a real conundrum which Canadian Geographic tackles with this informative and memorable explainer video. The video explains the problem while also providing some ideas for solutions, including what Canada can do, and how we all need to work together, both as nations and as individuals.

It’s part of Canadian Geographic’s Energy IQ series that produces energy information for teachers, students and the general public. Learn more at

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