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.
Fossil fuels declining, but still big in Canada’s energy use by 2050: report
Even with many more policies to curb emissions, oil and gas would still make up nearly two-thirds of energy sources.
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.
COVID-19 outbreak triggers drop in climate changing emissions: report
US Energy Department projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fuel emissions for 2020.
Big energy’s interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver
Report says that won’t likely slow overall investment; fossil fuel players weren’t putting much money into it anyway.
Canada well placed to meet world’s growing energy demands
Ranks as a responsible supplier compared to most other major oil and gas exporting nations.
Environment groups tell world Canada not slowing energy emissions
Report accuses the industry of successfully lobbying Canada to water down climate policies.
Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018
The calculations put some of the Paris agreement’s goals nearly out of reach.
US judge throws out climate change lawsuits against big oil
Demands the expertise of our environmental agencies, diplomats, the Executive,and the Senate.
Environment groups pan Liberals for fossil fuels, parks management
Government has kept promises in principle, but not in execution.
China, Japan extract combustible ice from seafloor
Could serve as a cleaner substitute for coal-burning power plants and steel factories.
Canada will have lots of allies if Trump goes after energy trade: Notley
Alberta premier notes huge cost increases if the US slaps a border adjustment tax on Canadian energy.
Two reports point to need for energy shift to start now
Unparalleled ramp-up of low carbon technologies in all countries to keep temperature increases below 2 degrees C.
Federal NDP spurn Notley, agree to debate anti-pipeline manifesto
Manifesto advocates an end to the use of fossil fuels and a moratorium on new infrastructure projects such as pipelines.
Push for NDP to embrace Leap Manifesto intensifies
As convention approaches, several ridings push the party to take ownership of the anti fossil fuels agenda.
Oil patch woes give Liberals cold feet cutting fossil fuel subsidies
Promise to phase them out doesn’t make it into the budget: not the time, says Carr.
Fossil fuels ‘probably dead,’ says CP CEO
Hunter Harrison tells conference new investments in traditional energy will dry up because of environmental hurdles.
UBC says no to selling off fossil fuel holdings
School has created a $10 million sustainability fund in an effort to meet environmental goals.
DiCaprio sheds fossil fuel investments in climate change fight
Organizations with a total of $2.6 trillion in holdings have pledged to reduce or eliminate their fossil fuel investments, coalition says.
United Church investments to drop fossil fuels
Shifting $5.9 million to renewable energy due to climate concerns.
Carbon pricing, dividend keys to climate change plan: Green party
Party leader Elizabeth May said she would eliminate fossil-fuel subsidies and reduce energy waste through improved public transit.
Call to stop fossil fuel investments gains traction, just not in Canada
Colleges, cities, foundations and religious groups abroad have committed to some degree of divestment of fossil fuels.
UBC faculty urge school to divest of fossil fuels
School’s investments in oil, gas and coal firms total 10% of its $1.3-billion endowment fund.
Oil and gas our greatest source of greenhouse gases
Energy sector surpasses transportation as Canada’s largest generator of emissions.
UN climate chief urges investors to switch from fossil to renewable energy
$1 trillion a year of global investment in clean energy needed by 2050 to avoid temperature increase over 2 degrees C.
Danish fund invests $200M in Cape Wind alternative energy project
$2.6B offshore wind farm a first for the US, but faces entrenched opposition.
[EDITORIAL] Alberta’s oil sands and Al Gore’s reckless spewing
His efforts would be best applied to the dirty business going on in his own backyard.
World passes CO2 level milestone: We’re stuck’ with global warming
Carbon measurement passes 400 ppm, shows emissions are accelerating.
Fossil fuel divestment necessary to avoid “carbon bubble”: study
Up to 80% of fossil fuel reserves are “unburnable carbon” that can’t be safely combusted without catastrophic climate change.
Climate change played big role in Somalia’s 2011 famine
New study finds lack of the long rains in early 2011 impacted by greenhouse gas concentrations.
Solar boom fuels increase in hazardous waste
Disposing materials used to produce panels aren’t calculated in solar power’s carbon footprint.
Emissions, climate aid the focus at UN climate talks in Qatar
Countries set a 2015 deadline to adopt a new treaty.