Climate

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Graham Kawulka wearing a white collared shirt and grey sweater
News

Nanoprecise scales up to cut emissions through predictive maintenance

Nanoprecise Sci Corp is scaling up to help companies around the world reduce their carbon footprint by improving the efficiency of their industrial equipment.

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Machines in a factory
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Airport-based facility to boost production of compostable straws

Plant Plus, which produces compostable straws using a novel plant-fibre polymer, is planning to boost production thanks to an upgraded facility in the Edmonton region.

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Exterior view of the new Coronation Park Sports and Recreation Centre within Coronation Park with people and dogs in the snow around the trails leading to the building
News

On the agenda: Coronation funding, pedway construction, climate reviews

City council returns from its holiday break this week, with community and public services committee on Jan. 16, urban planning committee on Jan. 17, and executive committee on Jan. 18. Here are some of the key agenda items.

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A man installs solar panels on the roof of a house
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Climate change raised repeatedly during budget hearing

Climate change has been consistently raised as a priority — and a gap in the proposed budget — during an extended public hearing on the 2023-2026 draft budgets.

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A black and white dog running in a snowy field
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Coming up at council: Nov. 21-25, 2022

This is the final week of committee meetings for 2022, after which council will focus solely on the 2023-2026 budget. Key agenda items include the Edmonton Edge Fund, climate adaptation, excessive vehicle noise, and pop-up dog parks.

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Cover art for Speaking Municipally, featuring a cartoon turnip in front of Edmonton's City Hall
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Podcast examines what spending decisions say about priorities

Episode 198 of Speaking Municipally digs a little deeper into Edmonton's carbon budget.

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A chart showing historical and forecasted community emissions from 2015 through 2050, showing a pretty flat line from 2022 to 2050 and a growing deficit as emissions are supposed to trend towards net zero
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Edmonton's first carbon budget highlights lack of action and investment

Despite declaring a climate emergency and aiming to be an emissions-neutral community by 2050, Edmonton's carbon deficit continues to grow, and current investments are not enough to achieve reduction targets, according to the city's new carbon budget.

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A newly installed electric vehicle charger in Edmonton
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Growing network of EV chargers helps alleviate range anxiety

As Edmonton welcomed 24 new electric vehicle chargers within city limits at the end of October, municipalities within the region have also been slowly adding to the network of stations.

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A bike lane flanked by a road and sidewalk
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Coming up at council: Sept. 26-30, 2022

This week, community and public services committee will meet on Monday, with a continuation scheduled for Tuesday morning. Urban planning committee will meet on Tuesday afternoon, executive committee will meet on Wednesday, and the code of conduct subcommittee will meet on Thursday afternoon.

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