Alberta Climate Change

Alberta Wetlands In Serious Trouble

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - New research suggests that climate change is threatening to turn Alberta's huge northern wetlands into vast expanses of bush and shrub, alt...

Alberta Extends Climate Change Rules

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta has extended its climate-change regulations, including the carbon levy on large emitters, for another six months.The regulations ha...

Alberta's Climate Change Approach Model For North America: Harper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the Alberta approach to pricing and controlling greenhouse gas emissions could serve as a model for all of...

Oilsands Growth Outpacing Environmental Monitor: Official

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Oilsands growth is already putting pressure on Alberta's environmental monitoring agency to expand."The program was initially designed to l...

Alberta's Inaction On Climate Change Comes In Threes

Greg Clark | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Alberta
Greg Clark

Whether we like it or not, the world is using Alberta's development of our oilsands as a proxy in the fight against climate change, in large part because our transparent regulatory reporting system requires Alberta producers to report the impacts of their operations.

Does This Mean Alberta Is Getting Serious About Climate Change?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta will play host this spring to a World Economic Forum on energy and climate change.The event, to be held April 24-25 in Lake Louise,...

Climate Change? She's Still Not Convinced

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition leader is again under fire for refusing to take a stand on whether climate change exists.Danielle Smith is being "weas...

Why Alberta Could Face A Much Drier, Hotter Future

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A new report is predicting a hotter and drier Alberta.As climate change slowly kicks in over the coming decades, the province's ecological ...

New Climate Change Policy In Alberta?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Environment Minister Diana McQueen says Alberta is a long way from imposing higher carbon levies on its energy industry.Responding to a sto...

If We're So "Oil Rich" Why is Alberta Planning Spending Cuts?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Business
Kevin Grandia

Canada has the third largest proven oil reserves in the world, but the province of Alberta is planning to cut education and health care spending this year, and Canada's national debt stands at a whopping CDN$600 billion. How can that be? With so many people calling our massive tar sands reserves the "Saudi Arabia of the North," how can we be so cash-strapped?

Alberta Does Something BIG For The Climate

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - A non-profit corporation created by the Alberta government has announced $46 million for six new projects designed to reduce greenhouse gas...

Climate Change? What Climate Change?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The woman leading a front-running party in Alberta's provincial election has cast doubt on the widely accepted scientific theory that human...