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%.