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High water on the North Saskatchewan River looking towards the Rossdale power plant
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Protecting Edmonton's water supply from climate change uncertainty

In much of Alberta, climate change threatens to make water a scarce resource. But for Edmonton's water supply, the main concerns will come from having too much rather than not enough.

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Overhead shot of a garbage can with food waste
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Wasted food is a climate issue — what can be done to decrease it?

Edmonton's green bin program was started in 2021 to divert tonnes of garbage associated with food from the landfill. But the very act of having people separate organics from their trash may also be an oblique public awareness campaign about the prevalence of food waste, says the director of sustainable waste processing for the city.

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A young man dances in an art gallery, while others watch
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Young artists gather to explore climate change and just transition

While more people are aware of the reality of climate change than ever before, for many it remains a remote concept. But art can engage people emotionally where the fact-and-figure heavy warnings about the present ecological crisis may fail to connect, say young artists working on climate action.

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Chart of the week: Where do Edmonton's emissions come from?
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Chart of the week: Where do Edmonton's emissions come from?

Edmonton has the highest per capita emissions of any municipality in Canada, according to the University of Alberta.

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Chart of the week: Temperatures in Edmonton are rising
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Chart of the week: Temperatures in Edmonton are rising

This chart shows Edmonton's average yearly temperatures between 1900 and 2020, using data from Environment and Climate Change Canada. Each stripe marks one year. The red half of the spectrum represents hotter temperatures, which are particularly visible in most recent years.

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Promotional image for People's Agenda listening session on climate change
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Share your thoughts about the climate emergency on April 22

Will we act on climate change? That's the question we'll be exploring on April 22 at the next listening session for our People's Agenda project.

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Chart of the week: Projected emissions scenarios
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Chart of the week: Projected emissions scenarios

Council's executive committee endorsed a revised climate plan on April 12, which includes a $100 million annual investment into energy-efficient buildings, active and mass transportation, and green incentives for businesses and individuals.

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