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Environmental monitoring suspended for all oil and gas projects in Alberta

Alberta Energy Regulator suspends requirements for environmental monitoring for all energy projects, citing COVID-19 concerns, despite the Government of Alberta rolling out its plans to reopen the rest of the province

Edmonton – Alberta’s Energy Regulator released two unilateral decisions on May 20, 2020, to suspend a series of environmental monitoring activities for all oil & gas operators and in situ operators. These suspensions include monitoring tailings for migratory bird landings, programs to detect and repair methane leaks, testing of surface waters and groundwater, soil monitoring, reclamation monitoring programs, wetland monitoring, and the requirement for lab testing of waters released to the environment. Read more about Environmental monitoring suspended for all oil and gas projects in Alberta

A Climate of Change - Episode 5: Tom Rand

May 21 2020 - 7:05pm

From the Calgary Climate Hub website:

Join us for our new weekly speaker series about what comes next as it relates to our country, the economic system and the climate crisis once the coronovirus has come and gone. Each week, Canadian thought leaders will answer three questions: Read more about A Climate of Change - Episode 5: Tom Rand

Pembina Institute to assess updated methane regulations as Alberta seeks equivalency

Pembina Institute reiterates timeline and process on path to federal equivalency

CALGARY — The Government of Alberta has released updated methane regulations as it seeks to achieve federal equivalency. Jan Gorski, senior analyst at the Pembina Institute, made the following comment: Read more about Pembina Institute to assess updated methane regulations as Alberta seeks equivalency

A Climate of Change - Episode 2: Dr. Sarah Hastings Simon

Apr 30 2020 - 7:05pm

From the Calgary Climate Hub website:

Join us for our new weekly speaker series about what comes next as it relates to our country, the economic system and the climate crisis once the coronovirus has come and gone. Each week, Canadian thought leaders will answer three questions: Read more about A Climate of Change - Episode 2: Dr. Sarah Hastings Simon

Calgary Climate Hub AGM 2020

Apr 27 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

From the Calgary Climate Hub:

The Calgary Climate Hub will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Monday, April 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The meeting will digital. Joining instructions will be sent by the day before. 

Join us for a presentation by Rev. Bill Phipps. During the meeting, we'll give you an update on our financials, let you know what we've been up to over the last year, and give you a sense of where we hope to go in the future. Read more about Calgary Climate Hub AGM 2020

Virtual Earth Day With McDougall United Church

Apr 22 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

From the Calgary Climate Hub:

Join us for an interactive discussion about personal actions we can take to mitigate climate change, create more resilient communities, and contribute to greater food security. This event is part of McDougall United Church's Ethical Dilemmas conversation series and celebrates the UN International Year of Plant Health.  

Discussion topics include: Read more about Virtual Earth Day With McDougall United Church

Understanding Community Generation in Alberta

Apr 22 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre and Pembina Institute for this webinar, on Earth Day, April 22, 2020.

Discover more about renewable energy generation and how it builds energy resilience in municipalities across Alberta. Read more about Understanding Community Generation in Alberta

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