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News and Events

 

Listed in table below are news and events from Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation or Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions related to biological solutions for reducing Alberta's carbon footprint:

April 29, 2016

Report

CCEMC releases 2014-15 annual report
In the 2014/2015 operating year, the CCEMC committed funding to projects that will help to reduce GHG emissions across Alberta’s industry sectors including agriculture, forestry, power generation and in the oil sands. See page 15 to 19 for biological projects funded by CCEMC and managed by AI Bio.

December 7, 2015

News Release

The Right Approach to Climate Smart Agriculture (Canadian Fertilizer Institute)
Canada, led by the province of Alberta, is implementing climate-smart agriculture by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fertilizer use in crop production.  

November 25, 2015

EVENT

Accounting for GHGs
The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) Biological GHG Management Program, which is offered in partnership with AI Bio is pleased to offer a workshop, "Accounting for GHGs", which will help attendees understand both the basics and the complexities of tracking carbon from biological and industrial processes. The workshop will address key issues, techniques for calculating emissions and reductions and will work through some practical examples for clarity. 

October 30, 2015

News Story 

Carlo Montemagno's plan to save the Alberta economy (Edmonton Journal)
Carlo Montemagno, Director of the Alberta Ingenuity Lab at the U o A, is working on a plan would capture the carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted at any one of dozens of Alberta industrial sites, from power plants to petrochemical facilities,without requiring any massive retrofits or the kind of multibillion-dollar investments associated with carbon sequestration. (BioGHG project #GHG-14-002)

September 24, 2015

News Release 

CCEMC Projects Help Alberta Municipalities Adapt to Climate Change and Improve Landfill Practices to Reduce GHG Emissions  The Waste Characterization Study for the City of Lethbridge receives $69,000 from the CCEMC-AI Bio Biological Greenhouse Gas Management Program.

September 9, 2015

 News Release

Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) Invites Submissions for Second round of $35 Million International Carbon Use Competition
Projects, including for biological solutions, that can be commercialized in Alberta by 2020, and reduce GHG emissions by one megatonne annually are eligibile for a $3 million grant. Intake deadline Jan 18, 2016.

February 20, 2015

Story 

New funding targets GHG emission reduction projects (University of Alberta)

February 19, 2015

News Release 

Climate Change and Emissions management Corporation (CCEMC) funds seven projects valued at $3.2 million to address GHG emissions from biological sources

Read  project backgrounder.

January 26, 2015

News Release

Farmers Edge and Capital Power Sign Exclusive Agreement to Achieve Agricultural Sustainability for Farming 4R Land

October 1-2, 2014

EVENT 

 Biological GHG Forum 2014

June 3, 2014

News Release 

$12 Million Awarded to 24 Winners In Round One of CCEMC Grand Challenge: Run by NineSigma

April 8, 2014

News Release

Research collaboration provides opportunity for promoting greenhouse gas reduction in Alberta
(Farming 4R Land MOU with ARECA)

April 8, 2014

News Release

Lakeland College Student Managed Farm Adopts 4R Nutrient Stewardship
(Farming 4R Land MOU with Lakeland)

April 8, 2014

News Release

Fertilizer industry and energy company promote greenhouse gas emissions reduction and agricultural sustainability for Farming 4R Land
(Farming 4R Land MOU with Capital Power)

March 24, 2014

News Release

Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation invites submissions for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Projects aligned with ANY priority area of CCEMC including BioGHG may apply for a maximum of $25 million to this $65-million program. Deadline for EOIs is August 28, 2014. To apply read more.

December 3, 2013

News Release

NR Farming 4R Land Phase 2

October 9, 2013

News Release

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation makes $40 million available to support projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions or enhance carbon sequestration from biological sources

Deadline for EOIs is February 21, 2014. To apply, read more.

October 1-2, 2013

EVENT 

Biological GHG Forum 2013

June 3, 2013

News Release

Researchers explore use of forestry, agriculture byproducts to help cut oil sands greenhouse gasses
(Layzell's biochar project)

May 31, 2013

News Release

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCCEMC) Corporation and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions announce funding for three biological projects

January 29, 2013

News Release

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions announce funding for a project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to agricultural fertilizer use.

May 14, 2012

News Release

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation commits $8.4 million to manage greenhouse gas emissions from biological sources

 

 

 


Last updated: Friday, April 29, 2016