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Heat Pumps Are Amazing On Modern Grids, Not So Much In Coal Country

November 29th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

Electrifying everything at the same time as all electrical generation shifts to renewables are two of the key points in my Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work. Heat pumps are only part of the answer, but at about 1% of Canada's total GHG emissions reduction target, they are a surprisingly big one. Too bad about Alberta though


Electrify Canada Expands Into Alberta

November 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Electrify Canada, which is a partner of Electrify America as well as Volkswagen Group Canada, continues spreading holiday cheer and ultrafast EV charging stations across Canada, and it has now expanded into Alberta


A Tale Of Two Oil States: Norway & Alberta, Canada

April 23rd, 2020 | by Barry A.F.

Both Norway and Alberta, Canada are economies that gain huge profits from selling oil. They have huge natural reserves of it and make ginormous profits from feeding our "need" for oil powered transportation. However, their method of deploying those profits is in sharp contrast, and interestingly it even guides their philosophies and how they view climate change


No One Is Buying Canada’s Oil: A Preview Of The Near Future New Normal

March 29th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

When will Canada learn? Stop throwing money at the fossil fuel industry. Let it live or die on its own with its decades of profits. Shift investment to clean technologies, technologies which are also much lower in contagion pathways for Canadians. Stop investing in the past and start investing in the future. 


When Oil Companies Go Too Far — This Is Disgusting

March 3rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

An Alberta oil company, X-Site Energy Services, handed out promotional stickers at job sites for workers to wear on their hard hats. These stickers had a cartoon image of Greta Thunberg, who is now 17, being sexually assaulted


TransCanada Scraps Energy East Pipeline

October 5th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

TransCanada has notified the Canadian government that it does not intend to go forward with its proposed Energy East pipeline to Quebec City and St. Johns, New Brunswick.



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