Husky targets 25% GHG emissions intensity cut, vows to hire more female leaders
In its 2020 environmental, social and governance report, it calls for a 25% emissions per barrel reduction by 2025
Oil sands technology alliance aims for cuts in industry’s need for steam
It’s responsible for about 56 million tonnes per year of the total of 71 million tonnes of GHGs emitted.
ENERGY STAR for Industry program to improve industrial energy efficiency
New program will improve industrial sector energy efficiency by helping facilities track, analyze and reduce energy consumption.
Trump sending mixed signals on climate change
President-elect met with climate activists Gore and DiCaprio, but has also tapped oil magnates for his cabinet.
Task force urges private sector to better disclose climate risks
Report calls for organizations to routinely disclose potential risks and opportunities climate change poses to their business.
Manitoba won’t sign climate framework over health spending concerns
Brian Pallister says the intention to cut the annual rate increase on health care transfer payments to 3% in April is unacceptable.
Details of Canada’s framework agreement on climate change
Agreement intended to ensure Canada meets, or exceeds, the 2030 goal of reducing GHG emissions by 30% below 2005 levels.
Pipeline approvals complicate math of cutting GHGs
Trudeau sits down next week with provincial and territorial premiers to complete a pan-Canadian climate strategy.
Parliament resumes with government facing tough choices, stagnant economy
Most daunting challenges facing government are related to energy development, carbon pricing and climate change.
Ontario to reveal cap and trade platform “within weeks”
Province expects to generate $1.3 billion in revenue from the program in 2017-18.
Suzuki’s comments equating oil industry to slavery “ridiculous,” Wall says
Suzuki responded to Wall’s position that Canada needs to consider the economy when talking about reducing GHG emissions.
General Mills sets ambitious goal for GHG cuts
Food conglomerate wants to reduce emissions 28% by 2025 from farm to fork to landfill.
GHG reduction technology to contribute $2.4B to economy by 2016
Alberta will benefit most, with a forecasted impact on the province’s GDP of $1.95 billion.
Harper calls oil and gas regs ‘crazy economic policy’
Meanwhile, four provincial governments have pledged to speed up GHG emission reductions at climate conference in Peru.
Nova Scotia needs a carbon tax, report says
Tax system review says carbon tax would generate $229 million in revenue by 2020.
Hyundai, Kia to pay US $100M to end overstated mileage probe
Penalty the first under new rules to limit the amount of heat-trapping gases cars are allowed to emit.
Suzuki Foundation says Canada must move on clean energy
UN climate science report says limiting environmental impact may require reducing GHG emissions to zero.
Saskatchewan carbon capture project draws global interest
SaskPower says 250 people from up to 20 countries attended the unveiling of the $1.4-billion Boundary Dam facility
Alberta fails for years to monitor GHG reduction plan: auditor general
A lot of the reductions were hoped to be achieved through carbon capture and storage projects.
COSIA ‘very close’ to establishing GHG targets, Suncor boss says
Suncor, GE have announced $18 million in investment for projects meant to cut GHG emissions and water use in the oil sands.
Electricity fuelled LNG plants create more jobs, less pollution: report
Report calls for legislation requiring LNG companies to power their plants with electricity.
Nuclear generation is best for Ontario’s energy future, study suggests
Nuclear generation investments in the Long Term Energy Plan lead to $60B in economic benefits, 100,000 more jobs.
Lafarge, partners invest $8 million in low carbon fuels at cement plant
Ontario plant will use renewable, locally-procured, low carbon fuels to cut GHG emissions.