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
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
May 17th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Citing the coronavirus epidemic, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) indefinitely suspended 19 environmental monitoring requirements for oil sands producers such as Syncrude, Suncor, Imperial Oil, and
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
April 15th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard
The oil and gas industry will shudder slowly to a halt. It will collapse, leaving the remediation to Canadian tax payers
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.
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
February 25th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard
Teck made a tough call and made it the right way. Its only fault was letting it get anywhere near this brink. The company should have canceled this process months ago.
February 24th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Teck Resources has decided to abandon its plan to build an enormous new tar sands mine in Alberta. It's a significant victory for the Earth but environmentalists cannot rest. The fight for a clean energy future has a long way to go yet.
January 5th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard
Alberta and its primary industry are going to leave Canadians from outside of Alberta with a quarter trillion dollar liability to clean up. And Canada and Canadian citizens will, for decades
October 8th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
Canada has been a global leader for decades. We are part of the G7 and G20. Canada and the world can't afford a return to Conservative leadership until they join us in this century
June 14th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
It will cost Alberta nearly half a trillion dollars and several millenia to clean up the damage done by the oil and gas industry. Expect Alberta taxpayers to get hit with the bill.
May 26th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
Another brand new Tesla Model 3 has arrived and 16 new Tesla Shuttle routes have been added. In fact, these are our first routes in Canada!
April 16th, 2018 | by James Ayre
The Kinder Morgan Canada Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project will go ahead even if the federal government has to offer financial aid, despite strong resistance from the government of British Columbia and activists there, according to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
December 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Alberta, home to the dirtiest oil on earth, is beginning to transition to renewable energy. It has awarded contracts totaling $1 billion to three companies for 600 megawatts of wind power by 2019.
November 28th, 2017 | by Adam Johnston
Western Canada is looking to gain further traction as a regional cleantech leader, despite eastern Canadian provinces (Ontario & Quebec) at the top of the leaderboard
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.