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The Many Faces of Methane

Methane takes a place in our lives in many different ways. We may call it natural gas, or CH4, or the clean bridge fuel to a low-carbon economy. Methane burns much cleaner than coal, releasing virtually no airborne toxins. By weight, it also has a higher energy content than coal or oil and can be …

Calgary-Lougheed By-election Candidate Announcement

The Green Party of Alberta has selected Romy Tittel to be their candidate for the Calgary-Lougheed by-election to be held December 14th, 2017. Romy is looking forward to Helping Albertans get Ahead by championing “Intellectual Extraction” versus resource extraction. Our young, dynamic province can and should be at the forefront of the new technologies in environmental remediation, renewable energy and …

Winter Driving in Alberta

Firstly, I would like to address a concern that has recently been discussed in the media regarding the mandatory use of winter rated tires in the Province. Alberta is a Province where winter arrives in late October. This brings variable road conditions that the various jurisdictions attempt to ameliorate through the use of a variety …

MEDIA RELEASE: Question of the week to leadership candidates: How would you make the Green Party of Alberta a stronger force in Alberta’s political life?

The Green Party of Alberta will be voting for a new leader in Red Deer on November 4th.  To give party members and the general public a better idea of what the five leadership candidates stand for, the GPA’s Leadership Campaign Committee is posing a different question to them each week in the lead-up to …

The recent Policy Convention was a great success!

The policy meeting took place in Edmonton, on Saturday, September 30th.  Although the group worked diligently we had more proposed motions than we could get through in the day.  Some of the highlights concerned recognition of Indigenous rights and the urgency Greens feel about better addressing them.  There was also a motion passed expressing the …