EU to tackle methane gases, boost energy efficiency
Wants to slash greenhouse gas emissions to at least 55% of what they were in 1990 over the next decade.
German government agrees national hydrogen strategy
Looking to produce it from excess electricity generated by renewable energy sources.
New study suggests oilsands greenhouse gas emissions underestimated
Scientists say four major oilsands mines are releasing an average of about one-third more carbon dioxide per barrel of oil than they report.
Electric vehicle sales growing, but barriers are supply, lack of knowledge
And they still only account for one out of every 50 vehicles purchased in Canada.
BC sets new greenhouse reduction targets to 60% by 2040
Environment minister confident goals will be reached by working with industry, communities, residents.
Ottawa could offer carbon tax rebates directly to residents in holdout provinces
Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are the two provinces that could be immediately affected.
Six projects get $11.5M to develop technologies for cars of the future
Funding will support the development of lighter, more fuel-efficient cars that emit fewer greenhouse gases.
Converting coal to natural gas would help China’s smog
…But it would dramatically increase carbon dioxide emissions.
Energy sector transformation key to a low-carbon future: report
The Conference Board of Canada outlines what the transition might look like.
Want to see more electric vehicles on the road?
Report says Canadians are looking for cash rebates and tax incentives.
Notley talks climate plan to Trans Mountain panel
Alberta to cap oil sands carbon emissions to 100 megatonnes.
Energy industry growth, climate numbers don’t add up
Report says other industries would have to make huge emissions cuts to make them work.
Best case scenario falls short of Canada’s 2030 GHG goal
But report says country is on track for significant reductions.
Paris climate deal on track for an early start
US and China, accounting for nearly 40% of global emissions, formally join the agreement this year.
Canada’s 2014 greenhouse gas emissions 20% above 1990 levels
Energy sector made up 81%; agriculture the next biggest sector at 8%.
Wall open to broader carbon price in future
Saskatchewan premier says it’s possible down the road, “but not right now.”
UN agency proposes emissions rules for planes
New aircraft designs to meet the standards beginning in 2020, those in production to comply by 2023.
Sask. urged to reduce more greenhouse gas emissions
Environmental society wants efforts expanded beyond electricity generation
Does Trudeau have a plan to reduce GHG emissions?
Canadian Press Baloney Meter judges Justin’s claim to have one contains a lot of baloney
Australia’s GHG target lags wealthy countries
Described as one of the world’s worst greenhouse gas emitters per capita.
Two big emitters welcome Alberta’s stronger carbon rules
Shell Canada, Capital Power say more green energy investment likely to result.
China’s coal production falls by 6%
Imports also plummet 38% in first quarter of 2015.
Ottawa welcomes US oil gas methane regs
…But assessing the implications for Canada before committing to match them.
US challenged over GHG targets at climate talks
Envoys explain how emissions will be cut 17% by 2020.
Climate change talks resume in Lima
Clock is ticking on a global warming deal.
Keystone impact could be higher than estimated
Swedish study looks at impact of increased supply, lower prices on higher consumption.
Construction of Quebec cement plant challenged
Environmental group says 1995 authorization certificates were for a project half the size.
US coal crackdown: been there, done that
Harper claims federal government has been way ahead on coal.
Canada’s top industrial energy savers recognized
CIPEC award winners announced at EMC/NRCAN’s Energy Summit 2014.
Saskatchewan ‘deeply concerned’ over delay in Keystone decision
Premier Wall says it’s a major blow to the Canadian energy industry and the province.
BC environment minister warned about LNG GHG emissions
The province’s dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses some big environmental challenges.
Oil and gas our greatest source of greenhouse gases
Energy sector surpasses transportation as Canada’s largest generator of emissions.