For the past decade, I’ve been granted privileged access to the construction sites of some of Canada’s largest utility-scale wind energy projects. It’s been a dream job for many a photographer, but especially a photographer who is as concerned about climate breakdown as I am.

Standing on top of a wind turbine, 100 metres above the ground, gives you a different perspective on the energy transition. It’s become my favourite place to reflect on how we got here – to the Anthropocene – and where we are headed. While the mechanics, electricians and welders perform their magic inside the nacelle, ...


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