Recent Submissions

  • The Irony of Climate Science and the Race to Net Zero A Carbon Footprint Investigation 

    MacKinnon, Catherine Marie (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    A carbon footprint investigation of the Kluane Lake Research Station (KLRS), which supports the advancement of climate science, is vital to identify the organization’s large-scale contribution to climate change. A comprehensive ...
  • A Sustainable and Multi-Operator Approach to Water Management in Unconventional Oil and Gas Developments 

    Ballesteros, Sergio (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    Unconventional oil and gas developments are causing significant footprints resulting from freshwater use, temporary water infrastructure and the greenhouse gas emissions associated with water hauling truck trips. These ...
  • Residential Solar PV Standard 

    McGoey, Thomas (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    Alberta is one of Canada’s most attractive jurisdictions for solar PV deployment because of the resource availability. Alberta’s recent regulatory environment, which included attractive incentives that encouraged residential ...
  • Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology for Carbon Utilization in Alberta 

    Masri, Abraham Omar (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    Alberta’s economy is heavily dependent on the oil & gas sector, and with increasing concern over climate change and global warming from anthropogenic CO2 in the atmosphere, there is an urgent need for decarbonizing the ...
  • Investigation into using EPAnet software to design trickle fill water distribution systems 

    Zhdyreva, Ekaterina (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    Small rural drinking water systems in Alberta face financial challenges when supplying potable water via traditional pressurized distribution system. In many rural settings, the costs can be reduced by employing an innovative ...
  • Integration of Advanced Biofuel in Alberta 

    Young, Cameron (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    Increasing production of biofuels is one way for Canada to meet its Paris Agreement targets on greenhouse gas emissions. The production of advanced biofuels from residual biomass is an area of growing interest. Steeper ...
  • From Nixon to Trump Energy Policy in the Global Era 

    Mcquaid, Alexander Leon Peter (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-09-19)
    From 1970 to 2011 the United States underwent a 20% increase in trade as a percentage of GDP. International trade growth has complicated the accurate estimation of cumulative environmental effects while necessitating ...
  • Examining Carbon Challenges in the Western Canadian Forestry Industry A Review of Current Forest Carbon Accounting Practices and Forest Management Issues 

    Mitchell, Joshua Reid (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    Considering the increased international emphasis on the role of forests in climate change mitigation efforts, it is important to examine the challenges facing forest management regimes as they begin integrating regulations ...
  • Evaluation of Cumulative Environmental Effects on the Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales 

    Chicote, Theresa (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    With only 74 members left, the Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW) of the Salish Sea, are endangered under the Canadian Species at Risk Act (DFO, 2018) and the United States Endangered Species Act (US EPA, 2017). The ...
  • Food Waste at Grocers in the City of Calgary 

    Shejwalkar, Manashri (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    Food waste impacts the environment, energy, economy and society. Grocery stores are a powerful link between consumers and farmers. This influential position imparts a huge responsibility on them to reduce food waste. My ...

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