Alberta Climate Change

Alberta Invests In Solar Energy With Rebate Program

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

"'Solar for all' should be the government's new mantra.''

Alberta's Carbon Tax Collection Might Be Temporary: Minister

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Our goal is not to collect the carbon price forever.''

Alberta And Manitoba Premiers Meet To Talk Energy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

In Alberta, Notley last month introduced a sweeping new climate change strategy.

Alberta Entering A 'Constrained' World: Environment Minister

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

Shannon Phillips is working toward a different province than the one in which she grew up.

No Rest For Notley After A Groundbreaking Year

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Sometimes you win people over... sometimes you grind out the change you need.''

Alberta Will Thrive Under Paris Climate Agreement: Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2015 | Canada Alberta

The so-called Paris Agreement comes less than two months after Alberta's new climate change plan.

Alberta Has Done Its Share For Climate Change: Phillips

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

The new goal aims to keep rising temperatures within 1.5 degrees.

Most Albertans Aren't Pleased With The New Carbon Tax, Poll Says

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

“We’ve consistently found opposition to new taxes in Alberta."

Alberta Energy Companies Voice Support For Climate Change Plans

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

The government plans to appoint a facilitator to help in the transition.

First Nations To Have More Say With Alberta's New Climate Policy

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

"We're not saying no development. Do it in a responsible way.''

Rachel Notley Has Staged A Masterwork Of Political Imagery

Sean Mallen | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Alberta
Sean Mallen

Rachel Notley's challenge has been to reassure the fiercely skeptical Alberta business elites that were horrified to wake up last May to discover the NDP had risen to power. With the economy already hammered by plummeting oil prices, they feared that the New Democrats would inflict further damage through a climate change plan that would drive up costs and cripple the oil sands. But business leaders in the Alberta can read the financial press as well as the rest of us and now seem to be buying Rachel Notley's view that they better try to be part of the solution.

Notley Says Carbon Tax Revenue Will Only Go To Green Projects

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Every cent that is collected by the carbon tax will be recycled back into the economy immediately."

Alberta Carbon Tax Proceeds Could Become A Slush Fund: Opposition

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said Notley should call it what it is — a straight-up tax.

Climate Plan Might Hurt Rural Albertans, Farmers, Warn Opponents

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said the government will work to ensure that the tax doesn't have "detrimental economic effects.''

Doctors Praise Alberta's Decision To Phase Out Coal

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

"By focusing on these plants, we can make a huge impact."

Alberta's New Climate Plan Is Historic, But It's Not Enough

Cameron Fenton | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta
Cameron Fenton

Emissions targets were the kind of policy that we needed in the tar sands a decade ago, but today the measure of climate leadership isn't a target for what you won't put in the air -- it's legislation that listen to the science and keeps fossil fuels in the ground.

Alberta Seeks New Image With Bold Climate Change Plan

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

The report also suggests Alberta phase out its coal-fired power generation by 2030.

Alberta's Cutting It Close To The Wire With Climate Change Plan

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

"We're considering many of our options."

'Canada Needs To Become A World Leader On Climate Change:' Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Ignoring climate change is no way to develop the energy industry."

Alberta To Release Partial Climate Change Plan Before Summit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says her government will do what it can.

Climate Change Progress Will Get Pipelines Built, Says Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

A panel is working on such a strategy for Notley.

Hundreds Of Albertans Weigh In On Climate Change Policy

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

The panel received close to 500 submissions.

Oilsands Even Have A Bad Rep In Their Own Back Yard: Poll

CP | Bob Weber/The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

The oilsands might have some image-polishing to do.

Half Of Albertans Support A Carbon Tax

CP | Bob Weber/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

Respondents were split on whether or not the province is headed in the right direction.

70 Per Cent Carbon Tax Increase Will Reduce Emissions: Report

CP | Bob Weber/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

The best answer is to beef up Alberta's current system, the report suggests.