Alberta Environment

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.

Notley May Stray From Mulcair's Proposed Cap-And-Trade Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley said that the system "may not be our best road forward."

Alberta Well Blowout Has Been Venting Toxic Gas Since Monday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Crews are now opening a second route to the site.

Premier Rachel Notley Says She And Clinton Share Views On Keystone XL

CBC | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says Clinton's statement reaffirms that the project is a waste of time.

Giant Goldfish Invade Southern Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

They have no natural predators in Alberta.

Alberta On Track To Have Worst Air Quality In Canada: Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

The Red Deer air zone is now required to develop a response to reduce levels.

Cool Weather Spells Some Relief For Alberta Firefighters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Cool, wet weather is helping crews in Alberta get more of a grip on wildfires.Provincial officials say there are about three dozen fires bu...

Alberta Plans Energy Lease Sale On Huge Swath Of Caribou Habitat

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

Figures from 2010, the latest available, show that about half that caribou range was already disturbed.

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...

Alberta Should Be An Environmental Leader: Premier

CBC | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta must become a world leader in environmental stewardship or risk being left behind, Premier Jim Prentice said Saturday in Banff. In a speech...

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...

'The Wild Frontier Mentality Isn't Working'

DeSmog Canada | CAROL LINNITT | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alan Ernst and his wife Madeline were world travellers for most of their adult lives. So when they decided to settle down, they gravitated back to ...

What Hollywood Hotshots Saw When The Visited The Alberta Oilsands

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

Even before there was a script for my last film, Noah, I was interested in the environmental message in scripture. Man and woman are kicked out of par...

Alberta Animals Being Threatened By Climate Change

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The peaceful croaking of frogs in Alberta ponds could eventually go silent, according to an assessment of how climate change could affect t...

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.

Company Defends Rejection Of Alberta Oil Spill Ad

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

Pattison Outdoor Advertising is denying allegations that the company's decision to not run a Greenpeace billboard in Alberta was politically motivated...

Silenced First Nations Sue Alberta Energy Regulator

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Two aboriginal bands are taking Alberta's energy regulator to court after it denied them the right to speak at hearings into an oilsands de...

Lack Of Funding Forces Climate Change Non-Profit To Close

Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

An Alberta non-profit dedicated to addressing climate change announced Monday that it will be shutting down, two years after the provincial government...

WATCH: The Oilsands Film He's Showing Tour Audiences

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Neil Young has made ample reference to the ugliness and the Hiroshima-like destruction he says permeates the landscape in the oilsands region of north...

16 Times The Mercury Concentrations

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Mercury levels around the Alberta oilsands are 16 times higher than background loads, with contamination taking on the shape of a 'bull's-eye' over th...

TransCanada Pipelines' 'Green' Move

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

TORONTO - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) has acquired an additional new solar power generation facility in eastern Ontario, about 60 kilometres west of O...

'Things Are Coming To A Head'

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Simmering disputes over the oilsands between Alberta aboriginals and the provincial and federal governments will break into the open in 201...

Lubicon Blockade Receives Legal Blow From Calgary Judge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A Calgary judge has granted an injunction against an anti-fracking blockade of an energy company's drilling site in northern Alberta.A news ...

Neil YoungTo Help Fund Anti-Oilsands Fight

CP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Music legend Neil Young is playing four concerts in his native Canada to benefit a northern Alberta aboriginal band fighting oilsands development in i...