Air Quality

Call for Members: Quantifying the Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health in Alberta Ad Hoc Group, CASA

Initiative: 
Quantifying the Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health in Alberta Ad Hoc Group
Position: 
NGO Member
Application Deadline: 
14 Oct 2020

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance is seeking sectoral representatives to serve on an Ad Hoc Group to discuss Quantifying the Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health in Alberta. Please see the attached document for full details. Apologies for not forwarding this opportunity to the full caucus earlier. Read More

Call for Members: CAAQS Achievement Project Team, CASA

Initiative: 
CAAQS Achievement Project Team
Position: 
NGO Members
Application Deadline: 
13 Oct 2020

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance is seeking two ENGO representatives to serve on the Approaches and Solutions for CAAQS Achievement in Alberta Project Team. Please see the email quoted below, and the attached documents for full details. Read More

Issue Brief: Oil Sands Monitoring

Updated: September 10, 2020
The budget for the joint provincial-federal Oil Sands Monitoring Program will be reduced by around 25% this year, citing less field work due to the COVID-19 outbreak. AEN members discussed the budget reduction on a call on August 26 and are seeking clarification from the Oil Sands Monitoring Program. Read More

Learning to Speak Lichen: Lichen Walk n’ Talk About Air Quality & Climate

Aug 22 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Join us to learn about your lichen neighbours, and how to translate what they’re telling us about our urban environment. Not sure what a lichen is? Come and find out! We’ll introduce you to a few of your common (and uncommon) lichen neighbours, and discuss why we think listening to urban lichens is important.

Location

Edmonton , AB

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. 

Urban Trees: Improving Air Quality in Our Neighbourhoods

Jul 28 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join the Tomorrow Foundation (virtually) for Urban Trees: Improving Air Quality in Our Neighbourhoods.

What role do urban trees play in removing air pollution from our neighbourhoods? Anyone interested in air quality, neighbourhoods, planning or urban environments is encouraged to attend this event. Read More

Urban freight is the next frontier for climate action in Canada

New Pembina Institute report addresses increase in online shopping, population growth and congestion

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Truck Traffic

Photo: Roberta Franchuk, Pembina Institute

TORONTO — To drive down greenhouse gas emissions and eliminate costly inefficiencies, an increased focus on urban freight and collaboration across municipalities and industry is critical, according to a new report from the Pembina Institute.  Read More

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