Clean energy group outlines path to reducing freight emissions
Pembina Institute calls for a national strategy to facilitate the shipping industry’s transition to zero-emission vehicles.
Future value of Trans Mountain rests on Liberals’ climate plans: PBO
Paying for the pipeline’s expansion is estimated to cost $12.6 billion.
Nestle to spend $3.6B on improving climate footprint
Will boost regenerative agriculture and increase the use of renewable energy.
Hydrogen’s future murky despite home heating projects in Alberta, Ontario
Will take time and government support to overcome cost competitiveness, lack of infrastructure.
Studies show banks not so green on climate change
Rainforest Action Network placed RBC, TD and Scotiabank in the global Top 10 for financing fossil fuels.
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.
EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990: report
With coronavirus pandemic, the commission expects emissions to fall an unprecedented 8% this year.
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.
Methane emissions from oilpatch twice as high as thought: survey
Could complicate regulatory attempts to nearly halve releases over the next five years.
Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group
$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.
Biden win bad news for Keystone XL, but new relationship with Canada
Better aligned with Canada’s federal stance on climate change, could make Canadian companies more competitive with their US peers.
Ottawa welcomes president elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight
McKenna notes Biden’s promise to have the US rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement after it left the treaty last week.
Feds invest $100M to spur job creation in Alberta and fight climate change
Programs will support industry, farmers, Indigenous people, researchers, small businesses and families to reduce emissions.
Controllable membrane to pull CO2 out of exhaust streams
Electrically switchable system continuously separates gases without moving parts or wasted space.
EU leaders divided over new climate goals for 2030
Proposal to reduce emissions 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, compared the current target of 40%.
Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors
Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.
Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant
Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.
Plastics industry says its products are not ‘toxic’, urges feds to rethink
Single-use plastic items will be banned because they are both harmful to the environment and difficult to recycle.
Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban
OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use…
COVID-19 to climate: Lessons from this global crisis for the next
Virus linked to some of the same issues as human-influenced climate change.
Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will
Coronavirus has diverted resources and attention from what could have been the marquee issue.
China fires back at US over environment, South China Sea
Calls the US the “biggest destroyer of international environmental co-operation.”
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.
Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes to the Supreme Court
Will hear three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional.
Task force recovery plan calls for $55B for climate, clean energy
One of a rising number of reports bombarding the Liberal government with demands prior to the Throne Speech.
Climate change fuels California fires; Trump doesn’t think ‘science knows’
Experts say his suggestion that the planet is going to start to unexpectedly cool is at odds with reality.
German study highlights carbon footprint of video streaming
Looks at the amount of CO2 produced by data centres and by the transmission technology streaming it to consumers.
Ballard launches first zero emissions module to power ships
Aligns with aggressive targets (50% lower) for reduction of CO2 emissions in the sector by 2050.
Cleaner LNG one answer to climate change crisis: O’Regan
Hinted at investments in the electrical grid and energy efficiency programs in federal green plan.
Canada missing target to cut methane emissions by 2025
Current regulations will only achieve a 29% cut by 2025 instead of the targeted 40% to 45%.
Feds pushed to abandon trade talks with Brazil over Amazon deforestation
Between January and the end of July, an area almost twice the size of PEI had burned.