Progressive Planet appoints Vice-President of Research and Development
Progressive Planet Solutions Inc. appointed Roger Mah as Vice-President of Research…
How to cut global emissions, boost the economy
Exporting LNG to displace coal is a powerful way to lead in helping to reduce global emissions.
Nutrien calls on fertilizer industry to support climate change drive
Agriculture program will help farmers make money from their environmental efforts through the buying and selling of carbon credits.
Shell customers can offset carbon emissions for two cents per litre
Will help energy company to produce or buy offset credits to reduce net CO2 emissions from production, refining and burning of fossil fuels.
Carbon price court case is about climate change, not the Constitution
What’s at stake is Canada’s ability to contribute to global climate action under the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Feds reluctantly OK Ontario, NB carbon prices for big emitters
Wilkinson calls their plans significantly weaker than the federal backstop, and will result in fewer emissions reductions.
New industry develops around sucking carbon dioxide out of atmosphere
Turning CO2 into a useful product that can be profitably removed from the atmosphere.
UN climate talks aim to pave way for global carbon market
Economists see it as a powerful tool that gives emitters a financial incentive to reduce greenhouse gases.
Wilkinson says carbon price hikes won’t be decided until 2022
His first priority will be figuring out how Canada is going to meet its target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Quick wins needed to keep climate goals within reach: UN
Environmental Program head calls for reductions of as much as possible in 2020.
Low carbon NS by 2030: EVs, renewables, heat pumps
Ecology Action Centre plan outpaces existing plans by the province’s Liberal government.
Exxon low-balled carbon pricing impact on oil sands projects: Lawsuit
New York alleges investors were led to believe they faced a lower risk.
Quebec hopes Trump lawsuit doesn’t force California out of carbon market
But Legault says the cap and trade system is still viable without the US state.
Permafrost emits more carbon in winter than plants absorb in summer: study
Study shows world’s tundra is becoming a source of greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change.
SMEs can now apply for funding for energy-saving projects
Money from Climate Action Incentive Fund for companies in Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
How Canada can tax carbon efficiently
Carbon tax should replace other, less efficient policies with the same objective and be offset by cuts in other taxes.
Bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas
Researchers study power consumption of computers and conclude they generated 22-22.9 megatons of CO2 in 2018.
Enerkem a finalist for green aviation fuel challenge
The Sky’s the Limit Challenge offers $5 million prize in federal government competition.
Climate change strategy offers Sheer a way to win election
How does a Liberal government that can’t campaign on its abysmal record go about gaining re-election?
Carbon pricing offers cold comfort
Business comes up short on the rebates and the policy will likely come up short on emissions reduction.
Trudeau will hike carbon tax if he wins 2019 vote: Scheer
Says the federal environment department is planning for a carbon tax of $300 per tonne.
BC to introduce clean climate plan as carbon emitting LNG grows
Even with $40 billion LNG export terminal at Kitimat, Horgan claims government would still meet its emissions reduction targets.
Quebec pact to reduce carbon footprint greeted with populist backlash
Elite decried for an ecological guilt trip when their own lifestyles were far from sustainable.
Efforts to suck carbon from air must be ramped up: US report
A new US report says to plant more trees and manage forests better, conserve soils, and capture carbon.
Citing competitiveness pressures, feds ease carbon tax thresholds
Any plan has to be done looking at the environment and the economy together: McKenna.
California revives 100% carbon free energy bill
Alternative resources would include wind, solar, geothermal, small dams and others that don’t produce climate changing gases.
Carbon tax could pose costly drain on Saskatchewan economy: study
Even the most conservative scenario shows a $50 per tonne tax would reduce provincial GDP by 2.43%.
Canada focusing on existing climate plan, has no current plan to raise targets
European Union calls on the rest of the world to follow its lead and increase emissions cuts over current plans.
NS boosts oil with $11.8M for research, environmentalists criticize move
Program collects core samples and makes maps of the ocean bottom and sub-bottom.
Global warming cooks up ‘a different world’ over 3 decades
World’s annual temperature has warmed nearly 1 degree F, temperature in the US has gone up nearly 1.6 degrees.
Ford determined to scrap Ontario’s ‘disastrous’ cap-and-trade system
His pledge is causing concern in Quebec, which shares a carbon market with Ontario and California.
Carbon Engineering says it’s sucking carbon from air, making fuel
BC company says it’s doing it for less than one-third the cost of other companies working on the same technology.