A Calgary grocer is ready to pull the plug on single-use plastic bags in the new year.Continue reading “Calgary Co-op eliminating single-use plastic bags”
Two major B.C.-based retailers are shutting their doors on Friday in support of climate strikes scheduled across Canada.
Alberta’s oil-based economy needs to prepare itself for a looming consumer shift to electric vehicles, a Calgary crowd heard Tuesday. Continue reading “Shift to electric vehicles in Alberta is ‘inevitable’”
The market triumph of renewable energy marks the biggest victory yet in the fight against global warming. Solar and wind are proliferating not because of moral do-gooders but because they’re now the most profitable part of the power business in most of the world. An industry that once relied on heavy subsidies and was propped up by government mandates is now increasingly standing on its own.
A Calgary-based company has received regulatory approval to build a massive solar farm, the largest facility of its type in Canada, in southern Alberta.
Want to drive to Quebec City from St. John’s, and drop into Prince Edward Island along the way for only $30? Continue reading “Driving 3,250 km for only $30, in an electric vehicle”
Canmore is piloting a one-year composting program, and while some locals are surprised it took so long, the town explains it had to consider cost and limiting wildlife attractants before moving forward. Continue reading “Canmore finally gets composting program”