ENERGY TRANSITION & CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS: July 11, 2020

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An energy transition is underway – and will continue to roll out over the course of a generation, roughly between now and 2040. It is the greatest shift of this kind the world has seen in generations. For nations like Canada that embrace this shift, it can represent a big change for the better. This transition has the potential to change how you switch on the lights, heat your home and get to work – maybe even the kind of work you do when you arrive there.

Canada’s Energy Transition 

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Vandalism or talker? Mystery changes to Calgary slogan signs spur transition talk

While it’s certainly not official, anonymous additions to Calgary’s roadside welcome signs have spurred local economic conversations.

In mid- June, Twitter users started posting photos of Calgary city limit signs, making note of the faded word added to the end.

Multiple Twitter users have taken photos of the Calgary slogan signs with the word “transition” added to the end.

Critics have long argued that the city – and province – should be forcing a swifter transition to a diversified economy. Oil has been in a half-decade swoon and recently Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has talked about broadening the province’s economy.

Around the city there are 10 slogan signs in total. We checked several, at least one still says “be part of the energy transition.”

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