Alberta takes steps to curb agriculture emissions with new ERA Challenge

Alberta's provincial government is accepting proposals for the Emissions Reduction Alberta Challenge.
calendar icon 2 June 2020
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The application deadline is 27 August at 5 pm MT. More information and eligibility criteria can be found on the ERA website. An informational webinar will be held on 29 June.

Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks said:

“Our government is proud to fund the Food, Farming, and Forestry Challenge. This is a strong example of how Alberta is thoughtfully advancing creative solutions to achieve both emissions reductions and greater economic and environmental resilience. Alberta has shown significant leadership in emissions reduction via enhancing agricultural and forestry practices and we look forward to continuing on this path through further market-based opportunities."

Steve MacDonald, CEO of Emissions Reduction Alberta said:

“Our mandate at ERA is to improve the cost and carbon competitiveness of all sectors. At this time of global uncertainty, we are taking bold action to accelerate technology-led innovation that ensures these key industries can grow sustainably.”

Read more about the TIER programme here.

farmer and son standing in a field with cows in the background
farmer and son standing in a field with cows in the background

The application deadline is 27 August at 5 pm MT. More information and eligibility criteria can be found on the ERA website. An informational webinar will be held on 29 June.

Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks said:

“Our government is proud to fund the Food, Farming, and Forestry Challenge. This is a strong example of how Alberta is thoughtfully advancing creative solutions to achieve both emissions reductions and greater economic and environmental resilience. Alberta has shown significant leadership in emissions reduction via enhancing agricultural and forestry practices and we look forward to continuing on this path through further market-based opportunities."

Steve MacDonald, CEO of Emissions Reduction Alberta said:

“Our mandate at ERA is to improve the cost and carbon competitiveness of all sectors. At this time of global uncertainty, we are taking bold action to accelerate technology-led innovation that ensures these key industries can grow sustainably.”

Read more about the TIER programme here.

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