Climate Change / Fossil Fuel Subsidies / Feb 21, 2019

They make billions in profits and yet corporate subsidies continue

The oil and gas industry is alive and well in Alberta despite what you may have read. Oil companies in Alberta reaped billions in…Read More


Climate Change / Feb 06, 2019

LRT is great, paying for it with the carbon levy is better!

Light rail transportation (LRT) is an excellent choice for Alberta’s sprawling cities to move people around quickly and cleanly. Light rail replaces cars on…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 31, 2019

Polluter pay or walk away?

The Supreme Court of Canada has a made an important  ruling on a case that pitted the health of the environment against banks. The…Read More


Climate Change / Dec 19, 2018

The Future is Wind

Great News! Alberta’s recent auction for wind power has shown once again that renewables are the cheapest form of new power generation. Alberta is…Read More


Climate Change / Dec 14, 2018

Come on Alberta, we can do better!

Alberta, we need to talk. We have an invisible, odorless, and valuable gas that we are just allowing to escape into the atmosphere, where…Read More


Climate Change / Dec 13, 2018

Alberta’s carbon levy is working

Since Alberta’s economy-wide carbon levy was introduced in 2017, a lot of claims have been made about the levy, both positive and negative. So,…Read More


Climate Change / Fossil Fuel Subsidies / Sep 20, 2018

Alberta withdraws from Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. So now what?

On August 30, 2018, Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Notley received what, for them, was some terrible news. The Federal Court of Appeals revoked…Read More


Climate Change / Aug 17, 2018

Congratulations you now own an oil well!

Okay, you don’t really own an oil well. But very soon, you may be on the hook for paying the cleanup costs of oil…Read More


Environmental Defence has expanded in Alberta: Find out how we can take climate action together

Hello Alberta!   I am a proud Albertan who cares about climate change and the action we take on it, just like many Albertans…Read More


Climate Change / May 17, 2018

It's time we stop wasting methane

Have you heard about methane?   Methane is the main component of natural gas – the gas that heats our homes and creates 40…Read More