coal

Coal Dust, Wind and Human Health: What are the Risks of Open-Pit Coal Mining in Southwest Alberta?

Everyone living in Southern Alberta are familiar with our winds. Those residing in “Chinook Country” have heard Environment Canada’s frequent wind warnings, particularly between November to April.

Coal Mining in the Oldman River Watershed: What is happening and what are the long-term impacts?

There is significant interest in establishing metallurgical coal mining operations throughout the eastern slopes of Alberta. The areas residing within the Oldman watershed are no exception.

More Coal, Fewer Parks: The Future of Alberta's Rocky Mountains?

When you think of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, including the Oldman Watershed in Southern Alberta, you probably think of scenic mountaintops, rolling foothills and clear blue streams.

At what Cost will Renewables and Natural Gas keep the Lights on in Alberta after Phasing out Coal?

There are two stories from Alberta that illustrate the unintended consequences of utilities trying to beat the returns available from full regulation.

At what Cost will Renewables and Natural Gas keep the Lights on in Alberta after Phasing out Coal?

There are two stories from Alberta that illustrate the unintended consequences of utilities trying to beat the returns available from full regulation.