Global climate change has local impacts. Municipalities bear the brunt of extreme weather events such as drought, wildfires, and flooding. In response to these events, municipalities must become climate resilient by understanding, planning, and acting on the current and future impacts of climate change.
In 2019, we busted myths and misconceptions about electric vehicles in Alberta. Today, we are readdressing these concerns to finally put them to rest.
Maintaining recreation centres can be expensive. Save money by upgrading to energy-efficient lighting, boilers, pumps and more.
The City of Lethbridge is southern Alberta’s commercial, financial, transportation, education, and industrial centre. The City of Lethbridge is working to reduce emissions in these sectors to create a sustainable community.
Here’s how to make sure your solar PV system is operating optimally, so your investment pays back now and into the future.
Town of Cochrane and the City of St. Albert hired energy managers to develop energy management plans, find energy-saving opportunities, and lead energy reduction projects. Learn more about their experience with these positions after their first year.
Despite the pandemic in 2020, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and school authorities participated in the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre’s programs and reduced their operating costs, decreased greenhouse gas emissions, and supported local job creation in Alberta more than ever before.
Follow this simple approach for calculating emissions reductions to understand your carbon impact.
Thank you to every municipality that applied to the Municipal Energy Champions program. The second cohort of the Municipal Energy Champions includes nine new municipalities.
The Town of Banff is a popular tourist destination and a place where adventurers live and play. The Action Centre recently spoke with Michael Hay, Manager of Environment & Sustainability, at the Town of Banff to learn about his experience in the program and explore examples of their climate achievements and challenges.