Land Use Podcast

Episode 9 - Political Polarization of Perspectives on Wind Power with John Parkins

With a 2050 net-zero goal on the horizon, Alberta is going to have to turn to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. But how do landowners feel about the development of wind power? Are these perspectives connected to political affiliation?

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Episode 8 - Water Licencing and Drought In Alberta with Lorraine Nicol

As Alberta faces drought, how do we work with water licence holders to ensure Albertans have access to water? Find out more from our latest podcast episode with Lorraine Nicol.

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Episode 7 - The Carbon Footprint of High Latitude Neighbourhoods with Nilusha Welegedara

An increase in greenhouse gasses is the main culprit of climate change around the globe with 50%-60% of emissions being produced by cities. Find out more about how neighbourhood carbon emissions are contributing in this podcast episode with Nilusha Welegedara.

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Episode 3 - Edmonton's Zoning Bylaw Renewal with Trevor Illingworth

WE'RE BACK! What's the deal with Edmonton's Zoning bylaw renewal? Join ALI's Aysha Wu and City of Edmonton City Planner Trevor Illingworth to learn all about zoning, the bylaw renewal and what's next for zoning in Edmonton.

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Episode 2 - Agricultural Land and Development with Brent Swallow

How to grow and protect agricultural land in Alberta. Hosted by ALI Communications Coordinator Evan Menzies with Dr. Brent Swallow from the University of Alberta. Dr. Swallow was a co-PI on a recently released report through the Alberta Land Institute, which estimated the economic impact of agricultural land fragmentation and conversion in Alberta.

Episode 1 - Property Rights

Our PILOT EPISODE! Join Dr. Eran Kaplinsky and Dr. Dave Poulton as they dive into a discussion on property rights, what rights landowners have and what powers government's have in creating public policy governing private land use.