Alberta's progress in reducing oil and gas emissionsStatus of commitments made, and recommendations

Publication - Jan. 24, 2024 - By Matt Dreis

In April 2023, the Alberta government released the Emissions Reduction and Energy Development (EREDPlan. The plan outlines the course of action the province will take to cut emissions and reach a carbon-neutral economy by 2050 while increasing economic development and investment in new technologies.

Most of the emissions reduction initiatives and targets discussed in the ERED Plan were previously announced or implemented with deadlines fast approaching. What’s needed now are forward-looking measures that could meaningfully bend the curve on emissions to 2030 and beyond. Unfortunately, very few measures like that have been announced by the Alberta government.

Read the full backgrounder to find out what measures Alberta has taken to reduce oil and gas emissions.


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