Book – Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene

“Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene is a collection of essays about the natural environment in a province rich in natural resources and aggressive in development goals. This is a casebook on Alberta from which emerges a far wider set of implications for North America and for the biosphere in general. The writers comeContinue reading “Book – Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene”

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”

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/