Climate Change

Lichens as Biomonitors for Urban Air Quality & Climate

Aug 20 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Find out what using lichens as biomonitors for the climate and air pollution is all about. 

Lichens, a symbiotic partnership between algae and fungi, are excellent (and inexpensive!) biomonitors for telling us about climate change and pollution - and Edmonton is ripe to start using them. 

Read more about Lichens as Biomonitors for Urban Air Quality & Climate>

Fall Internship: Research Assistant, Canadian Institute for Clean Growth and Climate Change

Position: 
Research Assistant – Fall Internship
Application Deadline: 
14 Aug 2020
Location: 
Anywhere in Canada

About the Institute

The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices was established to provide an integrated, evidence-based perspective on the climate policy choices ahead as Canada works to address and adapt to climate change. We are doing this by developing rigorous, independent, non-partisan research, analysis and insight, and engaging with partners and stakeholders every step of the way to ensure our advice is practical and relevant for decision makers and Canadians. Learn more about the Institute’s work here. Read more about Fall Internship: Research Assistant, Canadian Institute for Clean Growth and Climate Change

Calgary Climate Hub Wants ENMAX to go Net Zero by 2050

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Climate Hub this week launched a campaign to get Calgary’s electricity utility, ENMAX Corporation, to go net zero emissions by 2050.

“As we work towards economic recovery and diversification, more companies are demanding decisive action on climate,” said Dr. Joe Vipond, Co-chair of the Calgary Climate Hub. “Having our electricity generation net-zero would send a clear signal that Calgary is serious about the climate crisis and entering the green economy.” Read more about Calgary Climate Hub Wants ENMAX to go Net Zero by 2050

Issue Brief: Rescinding the Alberta Coal Policy

The Alberta government rescinded the 1976 Coal Policy on June 1, saying the policy was no longer relevant due to regulatory changes and new approaches in land use planning since the 1970s. However, gaps in land use plans (particularly in the eastern slopes region) may leave sensitive regions open to coal development. Read more about Issue Brief: Rescinding the Alberta Coal Policy

Reframed Tech Series: Embodied carbon & deep retrofits

Jul 22 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

This webinar is part of Pembina Institute's Reframed Tech Series

Register

Join our fifth webinar to hear from leaders in embodied carbon and retrofit solutions. Learn about novel ideas and projects underway, and ask burning questions about the opportunities and challenges of implementing embodied carbon solutions in building retrofits.

Speakers: Read more about Reframed Tech Series: Embodied carbon & deep retrofits

Clone of A Climate of Change - Episode 10: Brandy Burdeniuk

Jun 25 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 Clone of A Climate of Change - Episode 10: Brandy Burdeniuk

A Climate of Change - Episode 11: David Dodge

Jul 2 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 11: David Dodge

Pages

Subscribe to Climate Change