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.
Myth Busting: Electric Vehicles in Alberta
In 2019, we busted myths and misconceptions about electric vehicles in Alberta. Today, we are readdressing these concerns to finally put them to rest.
Our advice for writing a winning grant application
As our Funding Guide reflects, there are millions of dollars available to support municipalities taking climate action. Take a look…
Renew your recreation centre with energy efficiency
Maintaining recreation centres can be expensive. Save money by upgrading to energy-efficient lighting, boilers, pumps and more.
Partners for Climate Protection Program Spotlight: Lethbridge
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.
Nine ways to ensure your solar system investment pays off
Here’s how to make sure your solar PV system is operating optimally, so your investment pays back now and into the future.
A year of savings with Municipal Energy Managers
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.
Impact report 2020
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.
How to calculate greenhouse gas emissions
Follow this simple approach for calculating emissions reductions to understand your carbon impact.
Nine municipalities designate Municipal Energy Champions
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.