Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rules
The methane rule forces energy companies to capture methane burned off at drilling sites on public lands.
Trump dumps Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan
Order initiates a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants.
Trump is second president to tout unfinished Intel factory
The company pulled back from finishing the factory in 2014, but plans to have it completed within four years.
China urges US to stop disrupting acquisitions
Obama blocks proposed purchase of semiconductor manufacturer because the company’s technology has “military applications.”
Canada pushes for border bill as US lawmakers return to work
Zika research, appointment of a Supreme Court justice, and the TPP trade deal highlight high-profile issues.
NA leaders confront rising tide of protectionism
Obama, Trudeau and Nieto stress need for economic cooperation.
Clean power projects from Three Amigos agreement to increase exports
Canada, the US, and Mexico will commit to generating at least 50% of their electricity from clean power sources by 2025.
Trudeau should have pressed Obama on Keystone, Ambrose says
Interim Conservative leader says the pipeline was rejected for political reasons, not scientific ones.
Congress bans import of forced labour products
A loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law has failed to keep products of forced and child labour out of America.
Keystone XL writedown pushes TransCanada to $2.5B loss in Q4
Loss didn’t prevent the oil giant from announcing a dividend increase for the 16th year in a row.
Obama seeks to double clean energy R&D funding by 2020
Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.
TransCanada to launch NAFTA claim over Keystone XL rejection
Pipeline firm said it will be looking to recover US$15 billion in costs and damages from the US government.
Alberta premier says Canadians need progressive climate change plan
Notley’s priorities include less coal-fueled electricity, an energy efficiency programs and other carbon reduction measures.
How Harper’s old schoolmate helped kill Keystone XL
The Vermont environmentalist claims to have had the same upbringing as the outgoing prime minister.
Obama refuses Keystone XL permit: AP sources
Decision caps a seven-year saga that became one of the biggest environmental flashpoints of Barack Obama’s presidency.