The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Climate Crisis

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.

Stephen Achal loves the stars and thought he would end up working in academia or astronomy. But, after being exposed to the data behind climate change, he decided he needed to help.

Some Calgarians seem to be hostile towards climate change activists, however, Extinction Rebellion Calgary continues to hold workshops to train people to be non-violent protesters.

Laura Keeth-Rowledge suffers from eco-grief because she believes that climate change is causing an irreversible effect on our world. Knowing she wasn't alone, Keeth-Rowledge has created an Eco-Grief Support Circle in Calgary with the hope to spread awareness so others can begin to build their own communities of support.