In November 2017, the journal BioScience published a warning from roughly 15,000 scientists from 184 countries about the catastrophic state of global biodiversity and the urgency of implementing “a great change in our stewardship of the Earth” in order to preserve it.

GHG emissions are one of the main causes of the deterioration in the quality of life of living species. The decarbonization of economies is essential to correct this situation.

With over 99.8% of its output generated from water, Hydro-Québec contributes to improving air quality and reducing the impacts of climate change. However, some of its operations emit atmospheric contaminants and produce greenhouse gas emissions, for which mitigation measures are implemented.

Direct-current line near Des Cantons substation in Val-Joli.

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