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Budget 2017: ready, set, implement (blog)

Pembina - March 27, 2017 - 7:44pm
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Being more energy efficient is good in many ways

Pembina - March 24, 2017 - 5:09pm

An energy-efficient building can lower your heating bills by more than 50 per cent, and they stay more comfortable and safe during a blackout or disaster.

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Commitment to new renewable energy a win for Albertans (media release)

Pembina - March 24, 2017 - 1:29pm

Commitment to new renewable energy a win for Albertans. It is great to see the province embracing the natural prairie resources of wind and solar.

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2017 Connections: Three Sectors for Strong Community

Pembina - March 24, 2017 - 11:56am

Sara Hastings-Simon, Director of Clean Energy at the Pembina Institute, will speak at the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations' Connections Conference at the session "Climate change is more than an environmental issue: How to prepare for a lower-carbon economy."

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Clean innovation goes West Coast

Pembina - March 23, 2017 - 12:09pm

Clean energy and clean technology represent two of the keys to victory in the fight against carbon pollution.

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Budget 2017 lays foundation for Canada’s clean growth economy (media release)

Pembina - March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

Budget 2017 enables Canada’s long-term climate success by making sure our future economic competitiveness is intimately tied to clean growth.

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Statements of concern on tailings ponds solutions (publication)

Pembina - March 22, 2017 - 5:26pm

Tailings ponds operators submitted management plans on November 1.  OSEC, a coalition of environmental organizations filed statements of concern for each plan. 

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Tailings Management Plans (publication)

Pembina - March 22, 2017 - 4:26pm

The total volume of fluid tailings ponds, a toxic byproduct of Alberta oilsands mining, reached 1.18 trillion litres in 2015. This is the result of 50 years of regulatory and engineering shortcomings.

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Ontario’s modern Renewable Fuel Standard (publication)

Pembina - March 22, 2017 - 10:34am

Changing how people and goods move — including by what mode, with what fuel and how far — is necessary to reduce transportation emissions and achieve Ontario’s climate change goals.

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Media advisory: Pembina Institute available for comment on federal Budget 2017 (media release)

Pembina - March 21, 2017 - 11:23am

Erin Flanagan, federal policy director at the Pembina Institute, will be available for comment after the 2017 federal budget has been tabled. 

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Richmond can lead the way to low emissions buildings with energy benchmarking policy (publication)

Pembina - March 20, 2017 - 5:09pm

The implementation of a benchmarking and disclosure policy in the City of Richmond (and B.C. as a whole) would provide a low-cost and effective tool to reduce carbon pollution from buildings.

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Passive House Northwest annual conference 2017

Pembina - March 20, 2017 - 4:35pm

Dylan Heerema, an analyst with the Buildings and Urban Solutions Program at the Pembina Institute, will deliver the keynote address to kick off Day 2 of the 2017 Passive House Northwest annual conference.

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Green Jobs B.C. all-candidates meeting 2017

Pembina - March 20, 2017 - 3:58pm

The all-candidates meeting aims to convene representatives from B.C.'s political parties to share their vision of how B.C. will move forward on creating good, green jobs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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What you need to know about Alberta’s carbon levy (publication)

Pembina - March 17, 2017 - 5:05pm

Putting a price on carbon is one of the key components of Alberta’s climate leadership plan and represents robust climate policy. But there is significant misunderstanding about how the revenue collected will be used, what the impact on families will be, and how Alberta’s plan will interact with the federal plan to price carbon.

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Ontario’s biggest rapid transit build out: what’s up on the ground? (blog)

Pembina - March 15, 2017 - 9:45am

Ontario is in the middle of the biggest build out of transit in its history. With such a big investment, it’s important to get it right.

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Getting on Board (publication)

Pembina - March 15, 2017 - 2:00am
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Communities building rapid transit can learn from each other (media release)

Pembina - March 15, 2017 - 2:00am

Best practices like engaging early, being transparent, and working closely with developers and landowners can go a long way to making a project more likely to succeed.

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The role of district energy in low carbon buildings of the future

Pembina - March 13, 2017 - 6:11pm

Tom-Pierre Frappé-Sénéclauze, senior advisor with the Buildings and Urban Solutions Program at the Pembina Institute, was a presenter for a CEA district energy community of practice webinar.

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