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News Government Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes to the Supreme Court

Will hear three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional.

News Electronics Government General Sustainability
September 10, 2020  

German study highlights carbon footprint of video streaming

Looks at the amount of CO2 produced by data centres and by the transmission technology streaming it to consumers.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 10, 2020  

Feds invest $9.4M in Atlantic Canada tidal energy projects

Renewable energy source has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by replacing electricity generated from fossil fuels.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant

Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 8, 2020  

Air Transat signs deal to use jet fuel made from captured CO2

SAF+ Consortium is setting up a pilot plant in Montreal to make the kerosene used for synthetic jet fuel.

News Energy Government Economy General Sustainability
May 12, 2020  

Oilpatch welcomes federal aid despite climate change condition

Toews says companies shouldn’t face problems with the requirement to help meet federal climate change commitments.

News Government General
October 8, 2019  

Alberta to introduce bills on farm safety, greenhouse gas emissions

New budget coming. Premier Jason Kenney said there will be restraint.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
September 10, 2019  

BC greenhouse gas emissions near 2007 levels despite carbon tax

Data does not include results from the CleanBC climate plan that set targets of buildings.

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 Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 1, 2019  

Oil sands CEOs take federal election message to voters

Newspaper ads ask readers to call on “leaders of all political stripes” to lend their support to the energy industry.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 21, 2019  

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.

News Oil & Gas General
December 17, 2018  

Energy assessment law needed to avoid another Trans Mountain impasse, PM says

Trudeau believes his government’s Impact Assessment Act will fix a flawed review process.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 15, 2018  

Ottawa offering $500M for projects aimed at cutting greenhouse gasses

$50 million of the total set aside for Indigenous communities, SMEs, non-profits and small municipalities.

News Manufacturing General
September 6, 2017  

Carbon pricing alone will fall short of GHG emission reduction targets

Report warns trillions of dollars in investment needed to green Canada’s economy.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
August 2, 2017  

15 states appeal EPA delay of stricter air quality standards

The EPA extended compliance deadlines by a year in June.

News Energy Government General Sustainability
June 6, 2017  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
December 13, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
November 21, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Sustainability
November 9, 2016  

Trudeau will lose environmental ally with Trump in White House

President-elect has promised to pull the US from the Paris climate change deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
October 12, 2016  

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.

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

National carbon price to be $10 a tonne in 2018, $50 by 2022

The provinces have two options: impose their own price on carbon or set up a cap and trade system.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
August 22, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 16, 2016  

Alberta’s emissions cap is high cost, meagre GHG reduction

Fraser Institute study estimates $250 billion in lost production from 2025 to 2040.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 27, 2016  

Alberta carbon prices will be Canada’s highest by 2020

Ecofiscal report says its new, broader carbon tax at $23.40 will eclipse BC in four years.

Feature Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 18, 2015  

Cap and trade

Threat or opportunity?

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Production Sustainability
December 14, 2015  

Federal environment minister ‘thrilled’ with Paris climate deal

Prime Minister Trudeau commits to meeting with premiers within three months to hammer out Canada’s emission targets.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Sustainability
December 8, 2015  

Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec to link cap and trade systems

Will also be linked to California, under the Western Climate Initiative.

News General Sustainability
November 23, 2015  

Alberta to implement carbon tax across the economy

Climate change policy includes a hard cap on greenhouse gas emissions for the oil sands.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 18, 2015  

Report finds 96% of economy no less competitive under carbon pricing

Placing a cost on carbon has long been recognized as the most market-efficient way to reduce emissions of GHGs.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
November 16, 2015  

Ont. preps cap and trade system to put a price on carbon, reduce CO2

Province wants to reduce GHG emissions to 15% below 1990 levels by the year 2020.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
November 10, 2015  

Environment minister won’t set GHG target, but calls Tory targets the ‘floor’

Liberals argue the federal government needs a credible plan for tackling climate change with the provinces before releasing targets.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
November 5, 2015  

Alberta to release part of its climate change plan ahead of Paris meeting

Premier Notley said the province’s plan will put Alberta on what she calls a progressive and balanced path forward.