The Environment in Canada Favoriting : Playlist from January 30, 2024

A podcast about the environment in Canada (and sometimes elsewhere) by Sierra Club Canada. Topics include climate change, biodiversity, pollution, renewable energy democracy, and the Rights of Nature. Tune in and take action!

Airing on CKUT biweekly on Tuesdays at 11am, starting on 30 January 2024.

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Favoriting January 30, 2024: Did Renewable Energy Really Damage the Alberta Power Grid?

Conor talks with Jason Ruochen Wang, a senior analyst working on the Pembina Institute's electricity program in Alberta and Mitchell Beer, founding publisher and managing editor of The Energy Mix, about whether renewables really harmed Alberta during recent energy grid issues. We discuss whether clean energy regulations would harm the electricity grid, the role renewable energy and energy efficiency can play in giving people more control over their energy. We also discuss how the media have covered this story of this week's Alberta electric power grid issues and why more questions need to asked about statements made on environmental issues and what facts actually exist to support those claims. Because some topics are definitely getting too often left out of news coverage like: The huge roles renewable energy like solar and wind, and battery storage, played in helping to solve the extreme cold temperature power crisis in Alberta this week. Grid flexibility and energy democracy and monetary renewable benefits to municipalities as oil and gas revenues dry up. The cost reductions associated with renewables, storage, and energy efficiency for the consumer. Facts on clean energy regulations and Alberta's energy future. Reporters who are breaking ground on climate coverage in smaller scale and larger scale media. Stovetops... yes you read that right, stovetops... Get answers to your questions in the podcast and hear our Q&A responses to the questions you've sent us since our last episode! Send your questions for the next episode to communications@sierraclub.ca And don't forget to Take Action! Host: Conor Curtis, Head of Communications, Sierra Club Canada Please note: The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Sierra Club Canada Foundation, our chapters, or programs. Find out more and take action at https://www.sierraclub.ca/take-action/

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Artist Track Album Year
CKUT  CKUT ID P062 - Mick Turner - Dirty Three ID   Favoriting        
The Environment in Canada Podcast  Did Renewable Energy Really Damage the Alberta Power Grid?   Favoriting   2024     
CKUT  P012 - David Suzuki   Favoriting        
CKUT  Ckut 90.3 Soul P LiVE Commericial Jan 2024   Favoriting        
CKUT  Black Theatre Workshop - Diggers   Favoriting        
CKUT  When Big Man Talk   Favoriting        
Osasioo  Lucky   Favoriting Lucky  2024     
Cara Bateman  Time To Be A Bitch   Favoriting Time To Be A Bitch  2024     


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