Commentary: Hydro-Quebec offers misleading claims about power’s climate impact

BY BRADFORD H. HAGER (Jan. 5, 2019)

Hydro-Quebec’s claim that – as paraphrased by Portland Press Herald Staff Writer Edward D. Murphy – the electricity they would send south is “produced with none of the carbon emissions blamed for global warming” is dead wrong, directly contradicted by scientific research sponsored by Hydro-Quebec itself. I care deeply about aggressively addressing climate change, and I agree with the Press Herald Editorial Board (Our View, Dec. 9) that the most important question in evaluating the proposed transmission line to Massachusetts is whether it will reduce total greenhouse-gas emissions.

Commentary: Hydro-Quebec offers misleading claims about power’s climate impact

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