Air Transat signs deal to use jet fuel made from captured CO2
SAF+ Consortium is setting up a pilot plant in Montreal to make the kerosene used for synthetic jet fuel.
CO2 converted to methanol using ‘artificial leaf’ process: Study
University of Waterloo researcher mimics photosynthesis to convert solar energy into fuel.
UBC research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding
NRC has awarded $2 million for testing of techniques at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.
UN climate chief warns current path leads to ‘catastrophe’
She warns the world has 12 years until carbon emissions reach “a point of no return.”
Manitoba moves a step closer to carbon price for large emitters
Government eyeing $25 per tonne on industrial facilities with annual emissions of at least 50,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent.
Environment groups pan Liberals for fossil fuels, parks management
Government has kept promises in principle, but not in execution.
St Marys Cement puts CO2 to work
Manufacturing cement products creates a lot of carbon dioxide, but it can be used to grow one of nature’s greenest sources.
Rick Perry a CO2 denier, not prime driver of global warming
US energy chief blames the ocean waters and “this environment that we live in.”
Worldwide carbon emissions flat in last 3 years: climate report
CO2 from fossil fuels and industry is projected to grow by just 0.2% this year.
Time to drop costly biofuels subsidies: Ecofiscal report
Canadian commission finds ethanol and biodiesel policies cost about $640 million a year.
CSeries environmental performance confirmed by outside agency
Bombardier says the planes will emit 120,000 tonnes less CO2 over their lifetime than other jets of similar size.
Prairie universities get $228M for carbon, water research
Money is part of $900 million through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.
BC’s beetle chewed forests are recovering fast
They’re growing bigger and absorbing more carbon dioxide.
$36B LNG terminal proposal poses eco-risk: report
CEAA found the project and upstream activities would produce considerable amounts of CO2 annually.
Latest XPrize offers $20M to find new uses for carbon emissions
Competition will promote and advance the discovery and development of new technologies.