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News Manufacturing General
December 3, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 24, 2020  

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.

News Energy General
September 8, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 8, 2020  

COVID-19 outbreak triggers drop in climate changing emissions: report

US Energy Department projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fuel emissions for 2020.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
March 30, 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.

Insight Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 13, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 11, 2018  

Environment groups tell world Canada not slowing energy emissions

Report accuses the industry of successfully lobbying Canada to water down climate policies.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018

The calculations put some of the Paris agreement’s goals nearly out of reach.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 26, 2018  

US judge throws out climate change lawsuits against big oil

Demands the expertise of our environmental agencies, diplomats, the Executive,and the Senate.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 9, 2018  

Environment groups pan Liberals for fossil fuels, parks management

Government has kept promises in principle, but not in execution.

News Energy Manufacturing General
May 19, 2017  

China, Japan extract combustible ice from seafloor

Could serve as a cleaner substitute for coal-burning power plants and steel factories.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Sustainability
April 24, 2017  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
March 20, 2017  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Sustainability
April 11, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
April 4, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 24, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
March 9, 2016  

Fossil fuels ‘probably dead,’ says CP CEO

Hunter Harrison tells conference new investments in traditional energy will dry up because of environmental hurdles.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
February 4, 2016  

UBC says no to selling off fossil fuel holdings

School has created a $10 million sustainability fund in an effort to meet environmental goals.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 23, 2015  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 12, 2015  

United Church investments to drop fossil fuels

Shifting $5.9 million to renewable energy due to climate concerns.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
June 16, 2015  

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.

News Energy Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
May 27, 2015  

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.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 11, 2015  

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.

News Oil & Gas Sustainability
April 14, 2014  

Oil and gas our greatest source of greenhouse gases

Energy sector surpasses transportation as Canada’s largest generator of emissions.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
January 16, 2014  

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.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
June 19, 2013  

Danish fund invests $200M in Cape Wind alternative energy project

$2.6B offshore wind farm a first for the US, but faces entrenched opposition.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
May 15, 2013  

[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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
May 13, 2013  

World passes CO2 level milestone: We’re stuck’ with global warming

Carbon measurement passes 400 ppm, shows emissions are accelerating.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
March 26, 2013  

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.

News Energy Sustainability
March 15, 2013  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
February 11, 2013  

Solar boom fuels increase in hazardous waste

Disposing materials used to produce panels aren’t calculated in solar power’s carbon footprint.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
November 26, 2012  

Emissions, climate aid the focus at UN climate talks in Qatar

Countries set a 2015 deadline to adopt a new treaty.