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Job Opportunity: Research Associate, Clean Prosperity , Anywhere in Canada, Full-time

Position: 
Research Associate
Location: 
Anywhere in Canada
Clean Prosperity’s net-zero modelling research is a new flagship initiative that will help inform credible climate policy directions for Canada to 2050. As Clean Prosperity’s Net-Zero Pathways Research Associate, your main area of focus will be to support a national-level modelling research study. Your contributions, which will focus on data evaluation and the synthesis of model insights, will help build further rigour around the most effective pathways to achieving Canada’s net zero goals.

Opportunity: Clean Prosperity

Position: 
Communications Associate
Location: 
Anywhere in Canada
As Clean Prosperity’s first-ever Communications Associate, you’ll help us spread the word about the most effective pathways to achieving Canada’s climate targets. There are few things more important right now than addressing the challenges posed by climate change. Your work could have a big impact on climate policy in Canada, and you could play a part in fostering a more sustainable world for coming generations. What could be more satisfying?

Grassy Mountain Coal Project Decision May Sound the Death Knell for Montem and Atrum Coal

Yesterday’s Grassy Mountain Coal Project Joint Review Panel categorical rejection of Benga Mining’s applications for the Grassy Mountain mine may very well sound the death knell for Montem Resources and Atrum Coal. Today, both companies requested that trading in their shares on the Australian Securities Exchange be stopped.

Before Montem’s request was accepted its stock lost 20 percent of its value. Its last trade was at 7 cents a share; Atrum’s last trade was at 4.7 cents a share. Read More

New Waste Management reports from the Environmental Law Centre

The Environmental Law Centre has published two new reports on waste management and reduction in Alberta.

Good Riddance: Waste Management Law in Alberta is the 3rd Edition of the ELC's primer on the waste management system in Alberta. The report includes five sections covering (1) Legal Concepts and Institutions, (2) Waste Management & the Law, (3) Types of Waste, (4) Recycling, and (5) Import & Export of Waste.

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Extended Producer Responsibility: Designing the Regulatory Framework is a detailed look at the extended producer responsibility [“EPR”] model of waste management, and the potential application of EPR in Alberta's waste management system.

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Boosting electric vehicle production could stimulate Canada’s economy

New report from the Pembina Institute and the International Council on Clean Transportation shows potential in Canada’s light and heavy duty electric vehicle production industry

TORONTO — To future-proof Canada’s auto industry and ensure the country holds its position as a top global auto producer, targeted policy support to enable a shift to electric vehicle production is critical, according to Power Play: Canada’s role in the electric vehicle transition, a new report from the Pembina Institute and the International Council on Clean Transportation.  Read More

Pembina Institute recognized for convening businesses and communities around climate action

Pembina Institute receives top awards from Canada’s Clean50

TORONTO — Two flagship projects launched by the Pembina Institute were honoured today as recipients of the 2020 Canada’s Clean50 Top Project award. The Business Coalition for a Clean Economy and the Alberta Narratives Project are among 20 projects receiving the award.  Read More

Green Regs ‘n’ Ham: Where to from here?

Oct 24 2019 - 7:15am to 9:00am

Environmental liabilities and diminished credit facilities: 
Insolvency, environmental obligations & the impact of the Redwater decision

Alberta has a crisis on its hands. A mountain, of Everest-sized proportions, of environmental obligations exists across the Alberta landscape. Read More

Location

Hotel Arts
119 12 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

Solar Seminar: Solar Power your Business Calgary

Jan 17 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Calgary has an increasing number of government solar projects and large commercial systems. Larger systems are going in as installation costs are dropping. What are the steps to putting a photovoltaic system on a business? What are the tax benefits? What kind of ROI do these projects offer? Case studies of commercial systems will be provided by a panel of the installing contractors and developers. Read More

Location

Orpheus Theatre, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
1301 16 Ave NW
T2M 0L4 Calgary , AB

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