Article – Consumers continue to focus on sustainability

“Although a survey has underlined the long-standing faith Canadians have in farmers and the food system, they increasingly regard issues such as sustainability as a vital part of that trust, said an expert.” Read more here:

Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks

“In a world of steadily rising global temperatures, increasing human population and steady loss of wildlife habitat, protected parks and recreation reserves around the globe are some of the last vestiges of wild space where people can find connection to nature and a source of physical and mental health. Wildlife depend on these spaces forContinue reading “Blog – Concern Over Sweeping Cuts to Alberta Parks”

Article – Expect the Unexpected: Agricultural Trends

“Most climate models predict a near future that sees a likely increase in agricultural productivity in Western Canada, but Blade points out that it would be folly to look at that data and think there’s nothing to worry about. “ Read about it here: https://www.manitobacooperator.ca/news-opinion/news/expect-the-unexpected/

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities

Free webinar Dec 17, 2020 at 2pm MST to learn about biodiverse home gardens in Canadian cities! Hear “from Professor Nina-Marie Lister, Author Lorraine Johnson, and Environmental Lawyer David Donnelly, about the ecological significance of advancing biodiversity through natural gardens and native plants in the City along with the challenges faced by the current stateContinue reading “Webinar – Barriers, By-laws, and the Biophilic City: Advancing Natural Gardens and Native Plants in Our Cities”

Politics – Where do Alberta’s Political Parties Stand?

We are not in an election year, but that doesn’t mean we should stop looking at what our political parties promised us back during the last election. Investigate what political parties in Alberta proposed to support during the 2019 election campaign. Thoughts to reflect on: – How has each party continued to support and advanceContinue reading “Politics – Where do Alberta’s Political Parties Stand?”

Article – 2020’s Hit Reveals the Oil Energy Peak

“It’s often difficult to recognize civilization-sized shifts in behavior until after they’ve occurred. Until the pandemic none of the major oil forecasters had seen an imminent demand peak. The debate won’t end now, especially with signs that the pandemic will ease in 2021. But if we look back from here and see the oil peak clearlyContinue reading “Article – 2020’s Hit Reveals the Oil Energy Peak”

New Proposed Coal Mine in Crowsnest Pass Causes Mixed Opinions in Nearby Communities

“ ‘No community-level consultation has been done on the Blood Tribe,’ [Calf Robe] said, ‘and, as far as I know, has not been done with any of the communities in Treaty 7.’ ‘So those letters of support that were issued were issued without community-level consultation in any of these communities.’ “ Read more about theContinue reading “New Proposed Coal Mine in Crowsnest Pass Causes Mixed Opinions in Nearby Communities”

Article – Wind Turbine Energy Sector to Grow

“Growth in Alberta’s renewable energy sector should continue its upward trend, experts say, with one forecast anticipating a surge of projects that could have the province poised to be the Canadian leader in utility-scale wind and solar capacity as early as 2025.” Read the full article here: https://www.theweathernetwork.com/ca/news/article/alberta-could-lead-canada-in-wind-and-solar-power-by-2025-expert-says?fbclid=IwAR2YY37voGP7w_b2yuGTklaXKlLaEDMJr2dR5ATgjU1N9udLJJwi7JrvuyE

Podcast: Alberta Better – The Cost of Canada’s Low Carbon Economy

In this episode of Alberta Better, researcher Ryan Riordan discusses the economic impacts and fiscal investments required to meet the Federal government’s plan to achieve Canada’s net-zero emissions by 2050. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.businesscouncilab.com/podcast/episode-024-the-cost-of-canadas-low-carbon-economy/