Methane emissions from oilpatch twice as high as thought: survey
Could complicate regulatory attempts to nearly halve releases over the next five years.
Alberta climate plan for industry retains key parts of old legislation
$30 a tonne for emissions over benchmark or collect credits if beneath.
CannTrust says Health Canada rated Vaughan cannabis facility non-compliant
Decision based on an inspection in July following revelations a greenhouse in Pelham was non-compliant.
Oil sands tech touted for boosted pipeline capacity years from deployment
As much as 30% more bitumen could be stuffed into existing pipelines if it is partially refined.
Another blow to pipeline projects in Canada
NEB to judge projects based on greenhouse gas emissions upstream and downstream.
Quebec-California cap and trade auction sells out current allowances
Shows improvement over previous 18% as Ontario prepares to join next year.
Ontario expecting smaller cap and trade revenues
Government is now budgeting for an 80% average of allowances sold at the auctions.
Ontario’s first cap and trade auction sells out current allowances
Wynne government says the March 22 auction brought in $472 million.
EPA chief: Trump to undo Obama plan to curb global warming
Trump’s intention is to bring back coal-mining jobs and reduce the cost of electricity.
Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants built: Report
Construction starts for new plants in China and India down by 62% from last year.
Aurora is building a huge cannabis greenhouse operation in Leduc
The 800,000 square-foot facility will have an annual capacity equivalent to almost 313 million joints.
Government support wanted for natural gas fuelled vehicles
Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance sees opportunities for trucks but incentives needed.
Ontario passes cap and trade climate change bill
Chamber of Commerce urged delaying implementation for one year.
Alberta uses carbon levy cash for green energy project
$10 million going to SBI BioEnergy for $20 million canola fuel facility.
China, US officials pursue clean coal deal
Countries will share results as they refine technologies to capture greenhouse gases.
Cost of fighting climate change ‘modest’: UN panel
Zero- or low-carbon would reduce annual consumption growth 0.06%.
Clarity on climate change
We’ve had 20 years of global environmental finger wagging, scientific bunking and debunking, high-minded government rhetoric, pledges and policies: let’s take stock of the climate change file.
$250Gs to test drive carbon capture tech
CO2 Solution Inc. is getting a $250,000 from the federal government to validate proprietary technology that treats greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
$1.8M to demonstrate waste-to-biofuel technology
Ethanol made from wood chips and debris. Photo: Enerkem…
Oil sands not as dirty as some assert
Muskeg River and Shell Albian tailing pond. Photo: Global…
Can the oil sands come clean?
Suncor’s oil sands coker tower (top) heat the bitumen…