What can be done about smoke?

What can be done about smoke?

Forecasting and managing the health impacts of smoke from wildfires On average, there are around 8,000 wildfires in Canada every year – and each of those fires creates plumes of smoke that can travel across entire provinces. Summers in Alberta are becoming synonymous...
Toolkits for carbon neutral communities

Toolkits for carbon neutral communities

Sustainability on a community scale is an opportunity to take advantage of the efficiencies from shared infrastructure and deliberate design. These efficiencies can mean communities achieve noteworthy improvements in efficiency and even carbon neutral status. For...
From farm to garden

From farm to garden

Applying regional land use planning to urban agriculture Nearly a third of land in Alberta is used for agricultural production. There were over 40,000 farms in 2016 – only second to Ontario for provincial agricultural production in Canada. Alberta’s Land-use Framework...
Planning for wildfires in Alberta

Planning for wildfires in Alberta

Tools for municipalities to prevent and mitigate wildfires Wildfires are among the most notable natural disasters that Albertans face on an annual basis. And with a changing climate, the intensity and quantity of wildfires is expected to increase. In Canada, there are...
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