Tag : Alberta

10 May 2016

Fort McMurray wildfire: The climate connection

As Albertans scramble for solutions to the Fort McMurray wildfire, experts are warning that a “perfect storm” of last year’s El Niño and climate change helped fuel the destruction.

04 May 2016

Alberta grapples with devastation as wildfire blazes through community

More than 60,000 people have been forced out of their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta, for the biggest evacuation in the province’s history due to a wildfire.

23 Nov 2015

Global momentum for an end of coal grows as Alberta kicks it to the curb

In yet another sign that coal has no future, Canada’s Alberta province has announced its commitment to phase out coal by 2030.

07 May 2015

Petro-state “dynasty” shakedown shocks Canada on election day

In a landslide win for Alberta, Canada’s historically most conservative province broke a 44 year habit of voting in oil-driven leadership.

11 Aug 2014

Keystone XL could be four times worse for the climate than previously estimated

A new study shows that State Department projections may have grossly underestimated the climate change consequences of the proposed pipeline.