Climate action helps build reputations and attract investors
SBTI program creates a global community where companies can set targets that align with the Paris Agreement.
15 states appeal EPA delay of stricter air quality standards
The EPA extended compliance deadlines by a year in June.
Liberals look to meet increased youth green jobs promise
The jobs are being defined as those that help reduce energy consumption, limit GHGs and minimize pollution.
California, China sign climate deal after Trump’s Paris exit
State’s governor says Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US from the Paris agreement will only be a temporary setback.
Edmonton program to help big buildings reduce energy consumption and emissions
Project will help companies take advantage of provincial government incentives to upgrade heating, cooling and lighting.
Climate change expertise lacking in Canadian boardrooms
Many publicly traded companies address environmental risks but issues tend to be about meeting regulatory requirements.
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.
Gates, Zuckerberg part of coalition investing $1B in clean energy fund
First in a list of investment criteria was technologies with potential to reduce GHG emissions by at least a half gigaton.
Ont. cap and trade won’t limit emissions through 2020
It could be cheaper for Ontario polluters to purchase California allowances when their markets are linked in 2018.
NS to use coal fired plants past 2030 federal deadline
Concession part of negotiations to new equivalency agreement recognizing the work the province has done to reduce GHGs.
Trump win won’t affect Alberta climate plans, minister says
Environment minister says moving ahead to limit GHGs will bring new jobs and investment to Alberta.
$25M SMART Green Program aims to reduce GHGs, enhance competitiveness
Repayable grants cover up to 50% of eligible project costs for Ontario manufacturers.
Alberta bill caps oil sands emissions at 100 megatonnes a year
Operators currently emit about 66 megatonnes of greenhouse gases a year.
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.