Least conflict lands for renewable developments

Least conflict lands for renewable developments

Least Conflict Lands – Miistakis Institute   Municipal decision support tool for siting renewable energy development What’s the best spot for large-scale solar and wind energy sites? That is the question that Mistakes Institute explored in its 2018 report:...
Tracking natural assets in municipalities

Tracking natural assets in municipalities

Even though natural assets can provide similar services as infrastructure made by municipalities, natural assets are not often considered equal to their human-made counterparts. A wastewater treatment centre is acknowledged as an important asset to a municipality, but...
Canadian tools for climate change simulations

Canadian tools for climate change simulations

Reports on climate change show the data and information, but visualizing the data is a useful step to understanding what it means. These simulators and tools are created by Canadian researchers to illustrate the potential impacts of climate change across the country....
Wetland resources for Alberta municipalities

Wetland resources for Alberta municipalities

Managing wetlands in settled regions is a challenge. In fact, up to 70 per cent of wetlands in settled areas have been lost in the province. And the decline of wetland habitat continues. The urgency to manage wetlands has created a library of resources dedicated to...
Datasets for Alberta land use planning

Datasets for Alberta land use planning

The foundation to evaluating decisions is information. Here are sources of data from Alberta that are useful for land use planning. AllAgricultureAirBiodiversityClimate ChangeEconomyForestryGeologyGISLandusePopulationSimulatorWaterWetlandsWildlife Alberta Climate...
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