Pollution & Emissions

If you’re like many Albertans, you’re probably asking yourself some pretty important questions about climate change. The most overdue questions may be about soil not oil. For example: How can agricultural producers participate in the carbon market? Will international climate change agreements influence land use...

If you're like many Albertans, you're probably asking yourself some pretty important questions about climate change.  The most overdue questions may be about soil not oil. For example: How can agricultural producers participate in the carbon market? Will international ...

By Jessica Earle ctvedmonton.ca March 1, 2010 On Monday afternoon, lawyers made opening statements in what's expected to be a lengthy trial looking into the role Canada's largest single-source oil producer played in the deaths of 1,600 ducks. Syncrude entered a not guilty plea to both provincial and federal...

If you’re like many Albertans, you’re probably asking yourself some pretty important questions about greenhouse gas and climate change. What will Copenhagen mean? Why is cap and trade controversial? What are other places doing to address climate change through law and policy? Or, maybe you’re not even sure which...

How much greenhouse gas does your favorite industrial facility produce?  We would all love to know.  On January 18, 2009, ELC staff lawyers attended a workshop on Alberta Environment’s Specified Gas Reporting Program.  There is a program?  Yes, in fact, Alberta has much greenhouse gas...

How to compete with the international stage?  While all eyes were on Copenhagen, the federal Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development agreed to report Bill C-311 back to Parliament without amendment.  The December 8th report means that the House of Commons could vote on...