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January 18, 2017

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Reductions in methane emissions can be achieved through optimally-operated aerobic composting. This quantification protocol sets the parameters for offset projects involving aerobic composting. The baseline condition for this protocol is the disposal of eligible waste in a Class II municipal...


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September 1, 2018

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Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions can be achieved through optimally-operated aerobic composting. This quantification protocol sets the parameters for offset projects involving aerobic composting. For the purposes of this protocol, the baseline condition for eligible waste streams is set as...


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December 1, 2017

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In November 2015 the Government of Alberta introduced the Climate Leadership Plan (CLP) to reduce carbon emissions. This report provides an update on the actions taken and progress made towards achieving the goals set out in the CLP. It outlines how the province will measure, evaluate and report...


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June 1, 2018

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The Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation replaced the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation on January 1, 2018, and applies to facilities that emitted 100,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gases in 2003, or a subsequent year. This document outlines the requirements for validation, verification...


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May 31, 2018

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The purpose of this document is to provide specific guidance to stakeholders when assessing the additionality of a reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sequestration of GHGs under the Alberta emission offset system. In order to demonstrate the additionality of the activities that are...


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July 31, 2018

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This document provides guidance to stakeholders who may be interested in developing or revising a quantification protocol for Alberta's emission offset system. The guidance provides key information on the development process and on offset system design principles. The document also provides...


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January 1, 2011

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The purpose of this document is to assist offset market participants (protocol developers) wishing to develop quantification protocols for use in the Alberta offset system where the intended final purchaser of offset credits generated is a facility regulated under the Specified Gas Emitters...


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July 9, 2018

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The Standard for Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Project Developers has been released as one of a series of standards under Alberta's Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation and outlines the requirements for project developers when developing an emission offset project.


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June 1, 2018

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In November 2015 the Government of Alberta introduced the Climate Leadership Plan to reduce carbon emissions. This document presents the government's plan, for fiscal year 2018-2019, to continue implementation of the Plan, including linkages with the Outcome Framework (included as an appendix)...


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September 1, 2015

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Anaerobic decomposition of organic waste materials in a landfill generates gases that contain approximately 60 per cent methane, a greenhouse gas (GHG). The amount of methane emitted from a landfill can be reduced through the installation of landfill gas capture and combustion technology to...