Solar power is beating expectations in oil and gas rich Alberta, where the renewable energy source is poised to expand dramatically in the coming years as international power companies invest in the province.
While global attention has been focused on fires burning across the Brazilian Amazon, neighbouring Bolivia is battling its own vast blazes, which have charred an area nearly as extensive as the nation of Lebanon.
The City of Calgary is sending 2,000 tonnes of plastic clamshell containers to the landfill in August. After taxpayers paid a few hundred thousand dollars to store them, it turns out no one will recycle the containers. Lisa MacGregor reports.
The government agency charged with making Alberta more energy efficient has injected $850 million of economic growth into the province since it began in 2017, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 5.7 million tonnes.