Greta pushes Canada, Norway, on climate before UN Security Council vote
Wants commitment to no new oil and gas exploration or production, and phase out existing production.
Virus response a chance to shift economy’s direction: experts
Asking how it can be restored without greenhouse gases tagging along.
Ontario argues carbon tax stickers help ‘further’ free expression
Canadian Civil Liberties Association is challenging the law, saying it violates free speech provisions.
Permafrost emits more carbon in winter than plants absorb in summer: study
Study shows world’s tundra is becoming a source of greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change.
Scheer’s climate plan to focus on cutting emissions elsewhere
He intends to release his climate plan next month.
Greenhouse gases causing Arctic seas to acidify quicker: report
Predicts the Beaufort Sea will be corrosive enough within a decade to make it hard for clams or crabs to create shells.
Calgary researchers turn greenhouse gases into carbon fibre
Multiple industrial uses include replacing metal in cars and airplanes, construction.
UN climate chief warns current path leads to ‘catastrophe’
She warns the world has 12 years until carbon emissions reach “a point of no return.”
Carbon pricing offers cold comfort
Business comes up short on the rebates and the policy will likely come up short on emissions reduction.
Feds could tell you when to drive if carbon price law stands, court told
Ontario’s challenge to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is about which level of government has the power to deal with the climate change problem.
Ballard to establish fuel cell Center of Excellence in Europe
Marine CoE will address zero-emission powertrain requirements for the marine industry.
No G20 member has climate plan that meets Paris targets: report
Climate Transparency analysis says each Canadian produces nearly three times the G20 average of eight tonnes of GHGs per person.
Carbon taxes on coal fired power plants to affect only some of their emissions
McKenna insists coal plants will pay a carbon price until national regulations force the plants out of existence by 2030.
No change to Canada’s climate plans as UN report warns of losing battle
Meeting the ambitious goal requires rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society.
Trump ready to ease rules on coal fired power plants
States to get broad authority to determine how to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
Plastic degrading in the ocean produces greenhouse gas: study
Canadian-led researchers in Hawaii found emissions phenomenon is intensified by sun exposure.
Citing competitiveness pressures, feds ease carbon tax thresholds
Any plan has to be done looking at the environment and the economy together: McKenna.
California revives 100% carbon free energy bill
Alternative resources would include wind, solar, geothermal, small dams and others that don’t produce climate changing gases.
Carbon, for what it’s worth
We’ll pay a high price for government efforts to do a poor job of reducing emissions.
Aluminum smelting breakthrough produces oxygen instead of greenhouse gases
Process eliminates greenhouse gas emissions from traditional smelting by producing oxygen.
Toyota Canada CEO concerned sole focus on zero-emission vehicles will miss real target
Larry Hutchinson stressed the need for multiple powertrain technologies to reduce greenhouse gases.
Canada not walking the walk on cutting greenhouse gas emissions: OECD leader
Angel Gurria notes a willingness to reduce emissions but falling far short of targets.
Saskatchewan showcases its solar power generation co-operative
Ninety-two panels are producing power for Saskatoon Light and Power.
Climate change expertise lacking in Canadian boardrooms
Many publicly traded companies address environmental risks but issues tend to be about meeting regulatory requirements.
Alberta ‘still standing’ on Day 2 of carbon tax: Phillips
Tax adds 4.5 cents per litre of gasoline at the pumps, hikes costs for home heating.
Climate summit won’t detail plans to meet federal GHG reduction targets
Don’t expect to see a balance sheet laying out the specific path to 524 million tonnes of greenhouse gases.
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.
Canada called out on pursuit of GHG cuts, fossil fuel expansion
Trans Mountain pipeline would add 14-17 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year.
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.
Alberta bill caps oil sands emissions at 100 megatonnes a year
Operators currently emit about 66 megatonnes of greenhouse gases a year.
Alberta taps climate levy fund to help farmers reduce GHG emissions
Province will spend $10 million to expand existing programs to encourage the use energy efficient equipment and solar power.
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.