BigCityLib Strikes Back: Alberta Oil Not So Ethical

An international group of ethical funds with investments in Alberta’s oilsands is concerned the industry’s environmental performance could be creating financial risk. […] Ceres considers greenhouse gas emissions a risk because the industry’s rosy forecasts of U.S. export growth don’t account for the potential impact of low-carbon fuel standards, now under consideration or implemented in ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Oilsands Environmental Monitoring

“The fact remains that there are naturally occurring substances in the water. And if we had never set foot in the region those kinds of results would still be there.” — Minister Rob Renner, September 1, 2010. “The RAMP that’s been there for a long time has done an admirable job.” — Minister Rob Renner, ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Oilsands Environmental Monitoring

“The fact remains that there are naturally occurring substances in the water. And if we had never set foot in the region those kinds of results would still be there.” — Minister Rob Renner, September 1, 2010. “The RAMP that’s been there for a long time has done an admirable job.” — Minister Rob Renner, ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Oilsands Environmental Monitoring

“The fact remains that there are naturally occurring substances in the water. And if we had never set foot in the region those kinds of results would still be there.” — Minister Rob Renner, September 1, 2010. “The RAMP that’s been there for a long time has done an admirable job.” — Minister Rob Renner, ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Questions Emerge After Alberta Environment Minister Outlines Tailings Pond Safety

I wrote to Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner two weeks ago inquiring what, if any, plan the Alberta Government had to deal with a tailings breach. Here’s what Minister Renner wrote back: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Tailings Breaches in Alberta The answer is not surprising. In the letter, Renner provides few details to ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Questions Emerge After Alberta Environment Minister Outlines Tailings Pond Safety

I wrote to Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner two weeks ago inquiring what, if any, plan the Alberta Government had to deal with a tailings breach. Here’s what Minister Renner wrote back: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Tailings Breaches in Alberta The answer is not surprising. In the letter, Renner provides few details to ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Questions Emerge After Alberta Environment Minister Outlines Tailings Pond Safety

I wrote to Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner two weeks ago inquiring what, if any, plan the Alberta Government had to deal with a tailings breach. Here’s what Minister Renner wrote back: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Tailings Breaches in Alberta The answer is not surprising. In the letter, Renner provides few details to ...