People are deeply concerned about water management, and any perception that supplies are at risk from development can be bad news for the energy sector. This infographic should allay those concerns
Wind turbines and solar cells sound compelling and no doubt they will have a big impact on consumers one day. Yet the greatest potential is for natural gas to replace dirtier forms of energy, and for energy efficiency generally.
A recent Supreme Court of British Columbia ruling found the way water is used in natural-gas extraction in British Columbia to be acceptable, following a court challenge alleging otherwise. Also, data shows that exploration rather than actual extraction accounts for the lion's share of water usage.