The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Climate Crisis

Here in Alberta, there is immense beauty in our natural landscapes and one of the most prominent examples is the Columbia Icefields — a massive expanse of ice that can be found on the way to the mountain town of Jasper.

The United Nations’ Sports for Climate Action Framework calls on sports organizations to play a bigger role in the fight against climate change, which experts say could help send a message to fans about the importance of that issue. However, professional sports organizations in Calgary have shown a mixed response to that framework and have yet to sign this call to action.

Are native bees being pushed aside by honeybees?

In the past, Alberta’s abundant lithium reserves have proven too difficult and expensive to tap into — especially in comparison to the province’s oil. But uncertainty in the oil patch and increased demand for lithium batteries have innovators in the province looking for new ways to extract it. However, they’ll face technical and regulatory challenges to do so.