Coal Power

Setting The Record Straight On Ontario's Green Energy Plan

Keith Brooks | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Politics
Keith Brooks

Ontario is taking a comprehensive approach to cutting emissions, which is a good thing. While some folks may love to hate the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, the reality is that it's the reason Ontario is Canada's clean technology leader. And the coal phase out was the right move, too, which is why it's being emulated by Alberta, why Ontario hit its 2014 GHG emissions target, why our air is now smog-free, and why people like me, who care about the environment and our kids' future, can breathe more easily.

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.

BLOG: Wake up and Smell the Coal Alberta!

Kristina Groves | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Alberta
Kristina Groves

If a new Pembina Institute report released this week is any indication, we Albertans have happily, if unwittingly, kept the wool pulled down over our eyes when it comes to acknowledging the primary fuel that powers our lives. To wit, fully 64 per cent of the electricity generated in Alberta comes from burning the most inefficient and dirty of all fossil fuels: coal.

Thousands Will Die Early From This, Study Finds

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A study says coal-fired power generation is likely to cause thousands of early deaths in Alberta and cost the province hundreds of millions...

Who's The Real Climate Change Bad Guy?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2012 | Canada

One of the world's top climate scientists has calculated that emissions from Alberta's oilsands are unlikely to make a big difference to global warmin...