Skip to main content

Syndicate contentClimate Change

Pembina reacts to legislation being tabled to implement Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan

Bill 20 includes the framework for a carbon levy in Alberta

24 May 2016

EDMONTON — Ed Whittingham, executive director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to climate change legislation being introduced in the Alberta Legislature.

“Today’s introduction of legislation to implement the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan is a momentous occasion. For far too long plans to address climate change have been about talk. Now we are seeing action. Read more »

Posted May 24, 2016 by AEN

Pembina reacts to Bill 18

New Act is intended to ensure independent environmental monitoring

17 May 2016

EDMONTON — Andrew Read, technical and policy analyst at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the introduction of Bill 18 today in the Alberta Legislature. Read more »

Posted May 17, 2016 by AEN

Call for Committee Members – Methane Reduction Oversight Committee, AER

Initiative: 
Methane Reduction Oversight Committee
Position: 
ENGO Representative

Alberta has developed a new strategy on climate change, the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan. The Climate Leadership Plan includes a target to reduce methane in Alberta by 45 percent of 2014 emissions by 2025. Alberta Energy is leading the overall methane reduction work, with the implementation of new methane standards being led by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).  Read more »

Posted May 6, 2016 by AEN

Methane Reduction Oversight Committee Information Session

May 12 2016 - 10:00am - 2:30pm

Alberta has developed a new strategy on climate change, the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan. The Climate Leadership Plan includes a target to reduce methane in Alberta by 45 percent of 2014 emissions by 2025. Alberta Energy is leading the overall methane reduction work, with the implementation of new methane standards being led by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).  Read more »

Location

Room 416, University of Calgary Downtown Campus
906 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted May 6, 2016 by AEN

Climate Change, National Parks and Large Landscape Conservation

May 6 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

On May 6, Dr. Jodi Hilty, Y2Y President and Chief Scientist and one of the world’s leading experts on wildlife corridors, will speak about the opportunity to prioritize conservation in light of climate change and provide provocative insights as to how others are achieving enduring conservation across landscapes and seascapes around the world.

FREE admission

Location

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear Street
Banff, AB

Posted April 28, 2016 by AEN

Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

May 25 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Sandy Aberdeen, originator of Calgary's first single-site urban farm, and Alison Thompson, Chair, Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, as they present Al Gore's iconic multi-media presentation, The Inconvenient Truth. Both speakers have been personally trained by Al Gore. Read more »

Location

Fish Creek Library
11161 Bonaventure Drive SE
Calgary, AB T2J 6S1

Posted April 28, 2016 by AEN

Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

May 16 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Sandy Aberdeen, originator of Calgary's first single-site urban farm, and Alison Thompson, Chair, Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, as they present Al Gore's iconic multi-media presentation, The Inconvenient Truth. Both speakers have been personally trained by Al Gore. Read more »

Location

Signal Hill Library
5994 Signal Hill Centre SW
Calgary, AB T3H 3P8

Posted April 28, 2016 by AEN

Climate Reality: The Age of Carbon is Over

May 10 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join Sandy Aberdeen, originator of Calgary's first single-site urban farm, and Alison Thompson, Chair, Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, as they present Al Gore's iconic multi-media presentation, The Inconvenient Truth. Both speakers have been personally trained by Al Gore. Read more »

Location

Central Library
616 MacLeod Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2M2

Posted April 28, 2016 by AEN

SMLS Public Lecture - Climate Change Law and Policy in a Post-Paris Agreement World

Apr 23 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Faculty of Law and the Canadian Institute of Resources Law invite you to attend a free public lecture on Climate Change Law and Policy in a Post-Paris Agreement World. Read more »

Location

Murray Fraser Hall, Room MFH 3360
2878 University Way NW (University of Calgary Faculty of Law)
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Posted April 15, 2016 by AEN

Pembina reacts to 2016-17 Alberta Budget

14 Apr 2016

EDMONTON — Simon Dyer, Alberta director, Pembina Institute made the following comments following today’s release of the 2016-17 Alberta Budget.

“Today’s budget shows the government is acting on its promise to make Alberta a climate change leader. It is smart policy to use some of the new revenue generated by Alberta’s carbon levy to reduce greenhouse gas pollution.

Read more »

Posted April 14, 2016 by AEN

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes