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Oil companies have stalled on decarbonization commitments: report

Oil companies have stalled on decarbonization commitments: report

Carbon pricing system needs transparency, stringency, experts say

Carbon pricing system needs transparency, stringency, experts say

The stakes for any changes are high, because if adjustments aren’t made appropriately, the sensitive carbon market could be pushed “out of whack” from 2023 to 2030.
Alberta's carbon market well established: expert

Alberta's carbon market well established: expert

Carbon market 'sort of a simple extension' of Alberta's years of practice with the creation and regulation of its oil and gas industry
Shelterbelts fight climate change on the farm, study finds

Shelterbelts fight climate change on the farm, study finds

Trees trap two to three times more carbon than crops

COMMENTARY: Cleaning up our act on plastic pollution

They are convenient, inexpensive and versatile but plastics are harming our health and our planet. Recognizing the damaging effects of plastic pollution, the federal government recently announced regulations limiting single-use plastics. But they do not go far enough to protect human health or ensure environmental sustainability.
Canmore's clean energy program nears launch

Canmore's clean energy program nears launch

“I am excited about this program. I am excited for this program to be rolled out. I think it is an excellent opportunity for people to have the change they want but are fiscally unable to do so.”
Buffaloberry season leads to bear advisory for residents, visitors

Buffaloberry season leads to bear advisory for residents, visitors

“If there's a good crop, they’ll literally just park themselves into a shrub bush and often engorge on them. It goes through their system pretty fast and sugars get extracted.
Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin officially removed

Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin officially removed

“It is heartbreaking. It is one of the best-known huts in Canada, you can even argue North America. It has been associated with the Alpine Club of Canada for many years. For everyone in the club, guests who have stayed there, staff and a vast number of volunteers, it is something that everyone has a difficult time with.”
Banff mayor takes in climate change workshop at FCM

Banff mayor takes in climate change workshop at FCM

“We should all know that climate change is an imminent threat to this park and our home and our lives as we know it, as well as our livelihoods, and there’s absolutely an economic cost that’s going to come with the very real effects of climate change.”
Snowpack in Banff, Kananaskis well above normal

Snowpack in Banff, Kananaskis well above normal

“It seems like we’re about a month behind what we would normally see for snow amounts."