Alberta’s grid needs cleaning up, and its hydro-powered next-door neighbour could help. But not in the way that you might think.
When you board a battery-electric bus, give a virtual high-five to PICS researcher Anaissia Franca.
PICS researcher Kevin Palmer-Wilson factored social acceptance into renewable energy forecasting models—and uncovered a daunting engagement challenge.
To meet ambitious climate targets, cities will need to see the big picture on energy, emissions and behaviour.
With shovels, augers, and airborne lasers, Ben Pelto is improving the tools governments and utilities use to help plan for a changing climate.
With a helpful nod from policy makers, the humble wood pellet could play a starring role in Alberta’s clean-energy transition.
Check out these resources on topics including forest carbon accounting, harvested wood products, climate change impacts on forest growth, and more.
Graphics based on research by a PICS intern at the BC Government Climate Action Secretariat.