Bad news dominated energy headlines in 2015: Plunging oil prices. Oil and gas companies scaling back investment. Business and government books sliding from black deep into the red. Layoffs. Albertans are all too familiar with this story. But there was a bright spot in global energy markets last year: clean energy. And it’s a glimmer…

EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta made a major breakthrough today in announcing a strong and comprehensive set of climate policies. The package includes a plan to phase out coal-fired electricity generation by 2030, a commitment to generate 30 per cent of Alberta’s electricity from renewable sources by 2030, new financing for energy efficiency, and…

The Government of Alberta has moved another step closer to a climate action plan that will deliver meaningful greenhouse-gas reductions. This morning, the province announced the members of a climate advisory panel that will gather the views of Albertans on climate leadership. The panel will examine carbon pricing, the transition to a more sustainable electricity…

Today the Government of Alberta renewed and slightly strengthened the system it relies on to encourage large polluters to reduce their greenhouse gas pollution. The Specified Gas Emitters Regulation—which targets only the province’s largest emitters—had been scheduled to expire at the end of this month. More significantly, Environment Minister Shannon Phillips also announced the creation…

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