Scandal costs force Volkswagen to shed 30K jobs
Automaker says the job cuts will save $4 billion annually.
Worldwide carbon emissions flat in last 3 years: climate report
CO2 from fossil fuels and industry is projected to grow by just 0.2% this year.
Judge approves $15B Volkswagen emissions settlement
Most owners of affected cars that exceed US emissions standards are expected to sell their cars back to VW.
Alberta adds $33M to GHG reduction fund
Money will be used to develop emissions reduction technologies, and is to be funded by a carbon levy heavy CO2 emitters have paid into since 2007.
Ontarians ‘very bad actors’ when it comes to GHGs produced: Wynne
Ontario Liberals predict cap-and-trade will add about $5 a month to heating bills, four cents per litre to gas prices.
Will carbon tax ‘siphon’ $2.5 billion from Saskatchewan?
Where do Brad Wall’s comments on the federal carbon tax plan fall on the Canadian Press’ “baloney metre?”
Commons votes to ratify Paris global climate deal
Takes effect 30 days after 55 countries, accounting for at least 55% of global emissions, adopt it.
Time to drop costly biofuels subsidies: Ecofiscal report
Canadian commission finds ethanol and biodiesel policies cost about $640 million a year.
Nova Scotia wants recognition for carbon emissions reductions
Not keen on federal requirements to adopt carbon tax or cap-and-trade.
Alberta appoints task force to advise on green tech investments
Five-member panel is to hold public meetings in four Alberta cities in October.
Parliament resumes with government facing tough choices, stagnant economy
Most daunting challenges facing government are related to energy development, carbon pricing and climate change.
VW engineer pleads guilty in emissions case, will co-operate
James Robert Liang of Newberry Park, Californi entered the plea in Detroit to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government.
Ont. Minister not concerned about low demand in cap and trade auction
Only 35% of the available carbon pollution credits were sold in California and Quebec’s latest joint auction.
BC opts not to hike carbon tax in new climate plan
Province sticks to original timeline to reduce GHG emissions by 80% of 2007 levels by 2050.
Mitsubishi scandal probe finds unrealistic goals, conflicts
Investigative panel said data falsifying went on for 25 years.