Trivium Packaging accelerates climate change commitment
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Biden presidency good news for Canadian environment policy?
Gerald Butts calls it big opportunity to grow the Canadian clean energy and clean-tech footprint in the United States.
Supreme Court nominee deflects senators’ questions on climate change
Barrett framed acknowledgment of manmade climate change as a matter of policy, not science.
EU to tackle methane gases, boost energy efficiency
Wants to slash greenhouse gas emissions to at least 55% of what they were in 1990 over the next decade.
Carbon capture project would be largest in world: officials
Energy secretary calls it a game changer for fossil-fuel generation in the US and around the world.
Feds invests $6M in conservation projects at national parks in Ont. to fight climate change
The investment will expand on efforts to protect reptiles and amphibians in Bruce Peninsula, Georgian Bay Islands and Thousand Islands national parks
HelloFresh becomes first global carbon-neutral meal kit company
The company commits to offset 100% of its direct carbon emissions from 2020 onwards
Building Back Better Canada Plan can create, maintain 6.3M jobs: report
The report argues it is essential that the federal government set the right policy framework to drive the transition to net-zero emissions
Build a better Canada after COVID-19: Launch a fossil-free future
The choices we make now will define Canada’s — and the world’s — future
100 degrees in Siberia? How Arctic heat wave follows a disturbing pattern
The Arctic is warming at roughly twice the rate of the globe as a whole
UN evaluates reports of record Arctic heat in Siberia
The area has been hit by wildfires that have driven up temperatures.
Despite green pledges, Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15%
Amazon disclosed its carbon footprint the first time last year after pressure to do more to combat climate change
Thunberg has hope for climate, despite leaders’ inaction
Greta Thunberg has become a global figurehead of the youth climate movement
EU lagging behind on climate, gender equality goals
The bloc’s CO2 emissions were reduced by 2.7% from 2013 to 2018 but temperatures kept rising
Net-zero carbon emissions target a ‘moon shot’: O’Regan
Natural resources minister says the government is looking at all potential solutions to reduce carbon emissions.
Canada to stay engaged regardless of UN Security Council outcome: PM
It’s competing against Norway and Ireland for two seats, and the competition is expected to be heated.
Rolling back environmental regulations during COVID-19 is short-sighted
But these changes come with large risks, short-term environmental damage can have long-term effects.
How a global ocean treaty could protect biodiversity in the high seas
Good ocean governance is critical to protect these expanses from pollution, overfishing and climate change
Is the low-carbon future upon us now?
Without major technological breakthroughs, the costs of moving quickly to a far less carbon-intensive economy are painfully high.
How engineering nature turns environmental problems into global issues
Consequences of a massively connected globe are real and, unfortunately, not limited to pandemics.
Green income trusts could accelerate Canada’s energy transition
Could give private investors incentives to massively scale up investments in new low-carbon energy technologies.
Longer growing seasons have limited effect on combating climate change
If plant growth keeps increasing, length of the growing season could remove CO2 emissions from the atmosphere.
Experts warn of increasing car use, loss of transit routes post crisis
Transit providers face sharp revenue declines; new public aversion to shared spaces could extend into the long-term.
Study of Arctic Ocean shows top of the world changing
The Arctic Ocean may be changing faster than any other water body on Earth.
As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner
March air pollution is down around the world and more wildlife spottings.
Canada’s emissions count jumped 15M tonnes in 2018: report
Canada’s current international commitment is to cut emissions to 70% of what they were in 2005 by 2030
Climate, clean tech centre stage in federal economic recovery plans
Interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to install cleaner energy solutions such as solar panels and better windows are in the works.
COVID-19 outbreak triggers drop in climate changing emissions: report
US Energy Department projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fuel emissions for 2020.
Feds pulled between bailing out oil and gas and moving to cleaner energy
Greenpeace hopes any direct aid will be tied to their willingness to show business plans in line with Canada’s climate targets.
Next generation solar panels boost efficiency but may carry toxic risks
New technologies rely on nanomaterials that include toxic heavy metals like lead and cadmium.
PG&E reaches bankruptcy deal with California governor
The utility’s outdated system triggered a series of catastrophic wildfires in 2017 and 2018.
Teck withdraws Frontier mine application, cites climate change discourse
Wants jurisdictions to have a framework in place that reconciles resource development and climate change.