Electric vehicle sales surge, putting B.C. on track for emission reductions
(CP) VICTORIA – Electric vehicles are selling in record…
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.
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.
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.
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%.
Group calls on Trudeau to invest in low emissions transit
Government needs to act now to ensure Canadian bus makers remain in the country.
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.
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.
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%.
There aren’t enough batteries to electrify all cars — focus on trucks and buses instead
Garbage trucks, buses and the van that delivers your Amazon purchases are all prime candidates for electrification
HelloFresh becomes first global carbon-neutral meal kit company
The company commits to offset 100% of its direct carbon emissions from 2020 onwards
Feds invest $5.1M in net-zero energy community in London, Ont.
The objective of this project is to successfully construct Canada’s first large-scale, fully integrated, net-zero energy community using renewable energy and other innovations
FortisBC implementing a Clean Growth Innovation Fund
Focused on supporting innovation that reliably and economically reduces emissions.
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
Alberta ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs
Will be folded into other departments or the current Emissions Reduction Alberta.
German government agrees national hydrogen strategy
Looking to produce it from excess electricity generated by renewable energy sources.
Global EV sales increase with stringent emission norms: Frost & Sullivan
Electric vehicles estimated to grow by 8.6% year-on-year, registering 2.5 million unit sales globally in 2020.
Practical ways to tackle Canada’s emissions problems
Climate warriors spend a great deal of time condemning current practices without offering realistic solutions.
World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak: study
…But with life and heat-trapping gas levels inching back toward normal, the break will likely be “a drop in the ocean.”
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
COVID-19 outbreak triggers drop in climate changing emissions: report
US Energy Department projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fuel emissions for 2020.
Virus response a chance to shift economy’s direction: experts
Asking how it can be restored without greenhouse gases tagging along.
Efficient Trucking Program application launched, $11.8M committed
Eligible applicants can receive a rebate of up to 50% on fuel-saving devices.
Manitoba carbon tax a maybe, after Pallister’s meeting with Trudeau
Premier said he’ll unveil a new green plan and discuss it with the federal government.
Microsoft: ‘carbon negative’ by 2030 even for supply chain
Currently responsible for about 16 million tonnes of emissions per year, including data centres making of electronics components for its devices.
Oil sands producer Cenovus aims for ‘net zero’ GHG emissions by 2050
CALGARY — Oil sands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. will…
Canada charges VW with violating environment law
60 violations, all but two related to the 128,000 vehicles imported into Canada between 2008 and 2015 that had illegal emissions.
Ontario not on track to achieving emissions reductions targets: AG
Climate plan underestimated the starting point for emissions by including several green programs cancelled by the Ford government.
Maple Leaf Foods to reduce environmental footprint and become carbon neutral
Plan is based on reducing emissions and investing in environmental projects in Canada and the US.