conservation

Public Land for the Taking: A Disturbing Prairie Tale

Less than five percent of Alberta is comprised of native prairie on public lands. The 7000-year-old remnants of native prairie are of immeasurable value in preserving biodiversity, maintaining healthy watersheds, sequestering carbon, sustaining livestock production and providing outdoor recreation opportunities for a rapidly growing human population in southern Alberta.

Deregulation: Friend or Foe of Green Energy in Alberta?

Alberta has become Canada'’s wind energy leader, in great part due to electricity deregulation. More than half of Canada¹s total wind generation capacity, about 110 megawatts, is situated in southern Alberta, where there are currently twelve wind projects producing EcoLogo certified Green Energy® Electricity, Green Energy® Tags and Verified Emissions Reductions (CO2 offsets).

Deregulation: Friend or Foe of Green Energy in Alberta?

Alberta has become Canada'’s wind energy leader, in great part due to electricity deregulation. More than half of Canada¹s total wind generation capacity, about 110 megawatts, is situated in southern Alberta, where there are currently twelve wind projects producing EcoLogo certified Green Energy® Electricity, Green Energy® Tags and Verified Emissions Reductions (CO2 offsets).