Trudeau sits down next week with provincial and territorial premiers to complete a pan-Canadian climate strategy.
It could be cheaper for Ontario polluters to purchase California allowances when their markets are linked in 2018.
Environment minister says moving ahead to limit GHGs will bring new jobs and investment to Alberta.
President-elect has suggested climate change is a hoax, wants US out of Paris climate accord.
Operators currently emit about 66 megatonnes of greenhouse gases a year.
Canadians for Clean Prosperity and Deep Carbonization shows emissions can be reduced without harming growth.
Province will spend $10 million to expand existing programs to encourage the use energy efficient equipment and solar power.
The $1.35 billion CO2 capture and storage project transforms carbon emissions into near-liquid that’s pumped into porous rock formations.
Environmentalist argues big oil companies don’t need public subsidy to invest in the basic R&D.
Project captures about a third of the emissions from Shell’s Scotford Upgrader in Alberta.
Only 35% of the available carbon pollution credits were sold in California and Quebec’s latest joint auction.
Charges will instead be included in the ‘delivery’ line on natural gas bills.
Company will continue to operate its gas-fired co-generation plants and wind energy projects.
Price on carbon will be about $18 a tonne; emissions allowances to be capped at roughly 142 metric tonnes per year in 2017.
Oil giant forecasts emerging renewables such as solar and wind power to grow, but remain a small part of the world’s energy mix.