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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.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Edmontonians say climate change should be city council's ‘first priority’
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Edmontonians say climate change should be city council's ‘first priority’

The City of Edmonton needs to make massive changes if it wants to mitigate the effects of climate change, says Jacob Komar, an engineer specializing in green building design and geothermal systems.

Friday, April 23, 2021

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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.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Chart of the week: Slow greenhouse gas decline
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Chart of the week: Slow greenhouse gas decline

This chart shows Edmonton's community greenhouse gas emissions per year, using City of Edmonton data.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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‘Boldest to date’ plan on climate change action to be considered
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‘Boldest to date’ plan on climate change action to be considered

A revised strategy to help the city tackle climate change proposes a 10-year plan to increase renewable energy sources, reduce carbon emissions from transportation, make buildings more energy-efficient, and increase carbon capture.

Monday, March 29, 2021

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Stantec sets net-zero goal, targets energy transition project growth
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Stantec sets net-zero goal, targets energy transition project growth

Stantec plans to be carbon neutral next year and net-zero operationally by the end of the decade as the Edmonton-based engineering-design firm retools to pursue growing business opportunities in the energy transition sector.

Friday, February 12, 2021

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