Deutsche Bank says it won’t back an new oilsands or coal project
It says its ban on oilsands financing, effective immediately, will include exploration, production, transport or processing
Saskatchewan government pledges $10M for coal communities
Moe says money could be used to retrain workers for other industries and business development in consultation with local groups.
Manufacturing sales down 0.7% at $57.1B in October
Sales fell in 11 of 21 industries.
China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy
Investment in China’s renewable energy dropped almost 40% in the first half of 2019.
Trump’s Rust Belt revival is fading. Will it matter in 2020?
Economic trajectory shifting downward quickly, fueled by a slumping global economy and the trade wars.
Cape Breton coal mining suspended after new roof collapse
Inspectors sent to the mine to look at the extent of the rock fall.
Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieve
More coal plants to open as a result but court challenges will follow.
Nova Scotia Power generates 30% of its power from renewables
Marks a 24% reduction since 2007 from reliance on coal-fired power plants.
US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions
Critics call negligible effects contention absurd given the scope of the federal coal program.
SaskPower carbon capture facility to fall short of annual target: CEO
Annual goal is 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide; captured 626,000 last year.
Group wants faster phase out of coal-fired plants in Nova Scotia
Agreement with Ottawa means the province can still emit millions of tonnes of emissions for 10 years or more past the deadline.
Climate change support could wane if no help for coal workers: report
Task force lays out 10 broad recommendations to help workers prepare for a future without coal.
New policy says Export Development Canada is off coal investment
It means no funding for any international project that involves thermal coal.
Democrats hit Trump EPA nominee on coal lobbying, rollbacks
Democrats say Andrew Wheeler’s work for coal companies should disqualify him from leading an agency that regulates coal.
States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales
Companies have mined about 4 billion tons of coal from US federal reserves in the past decade.