The carbon tax is a resounding success despite complaints to the contrary by Jason Kenney and the UCP in Alberta. Like BC which has had a carbon tax since 2007, Alberta leads the Country in Growth. California with a Cap-and-Trade emissions program leads the U.S. in growth. Coincidence? We don’t think so.
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Money will help communities build smaller wind, solar, biomass, hydro projects
‘It would be a huge boon for the economy of this province,’ says U of A geologist
In-pit extraction process produces dry tailings, reduces CO2 emissions and costs
Alberta invests in greener public transit.
Alberta commuters will have more options when it comes to getting around thanks to a new public transportation program that invests in green transit throughout the province.
Innovation rush in the oil sands.
Oil sands operators and suppliers alike are trying to find ways to reduce operations costs and cut emissions
Alberta funds solar power for Beaver First Nation
A decade later, Alberta project aims to both capture CO2 and boost oil output.
Alberta Carbon Trunk Line project will capture CO2 from two Edmonton-area industrial sites
Climate and Environment Student Action Challenge.
Alberta K-12 students are invited to develop a school-based project to address climate change or other environmental concerns.
Alberta to fund green upgrades for non-profits.
Program could make 180 organizations more energy efficient
Alberta commits $1.04 billion to Edmonton’s west Valley Line LRT expansion
Energy Efficiency Alberta launches fourth edition of popular Instant Savings program
Farmers racing to tap into $35-million energy efficiency program.
Interest is high, so producers and processors should get applications in as soon as possible, says official
County office producing own power
Energy Efficiency Alberta saves Albertans $300 million in its first year
Energy Efficiency Alberta says 50,000 households took advantage of savings in 1st year.
Provincial agency was created last year as part of the government’s climate leadership plan
First passive house car dealership in North America
Alberta puts up $40M to help workers transition during coal-power phase-out
Jayman BUILT 1st large builder in Alberta to install solar in every new home built
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