Alberta’s action to transition from fossil fuels is bold, but the province is not alone. Around the world the movement toward a greener future is gaining momentum. The province has joined jurisdictions at the forefront of the transition, and the success of this year’s Alberta Climate Summit speaks volumes about Alberta’s commitment to become a leader in this movement.
Despite claims to the contrary, oilsands greenhouse gas emisisons intensity has been increasing in recent years. But new policies are providing the necessary incentives to enhance the oilsands sector’s GHG performance.
The North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership Action Plan - announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, and President Enrique Peña Nieto last week - demonstrates that Alberta is on the right track.