Parkland Institute

Blog entries tagged with environment

April 30, 2015

Planks in the platforms: comparing 11 key policy issues

posted by Ian Hussey

As we enter the final weekend of Alberta election 2015, Parkland Institute compares the platforms of the four major parties on 11 key policy areas.

Tagged with: budget 2015 | childcare | democracy | education | election 2015 | elections | environment | First Nations | health care | royalties | taxation
May 23, 2011

Liepert is the one who’s out of touch

posted by Diana Gibson

Alberta's Energy Minister Ron Liepert told the US media that Barack Obama is out of touch with Americans for putting environmental concerns before jobs with regards to the Keystone pipeline. Liepert is showing his true colours. He is the one out of touch.

Tagged with: energy policy | environment | pipelines | Ron Liepert
December 14, 2010

The chicken or the egg, Minister Renner?

posted by Diana Gibson

According to Alberta's Environment Minister Rob Renner, "The fact remains, we have to face the reality that there will not be a dramatic reduction in dependence on hydrocarbons until alternative kinds of fuel and energy are developed."  Actually, he has it backwards.

Tagged with: energy policy | environment | renewable energy | royalties | tar sands