EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990: report
With coronavirus pandemic, the commission expects emissions to fall an unprecedented 8% this year.
Nutrien calls on fertilizer industry to support climate change drive
Agriculture program will help farmers make money from their environmental efforts through the buying and selling of carbon credits.
Boralex consolidates ownership in three wind farms with CDPQ stake
They have long-term power purchase agreements with Hydro-Quebec Distribution, expiring between 2032 and 2033.
Shell customers can offset carbon emissions for two cents per litre
Will help energy company to produce or buy offset credits to reduce net CO2 emissions from production, refining and burning of fossil fuels.
Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group
$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.
Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles
500 workers between the Kansas City Assembly Plant the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.
Ottawa welcomes president elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight
McKenna notes Biden’s promise to have the US rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement after it left the treaty last week.
Mining metals needed for electrification faces low price obstacle
More than $1 trillion of investment needed in key aluminum, cobalt, copper, nickel and lithium over the next 15 years.
$150M for shovel-ready projects in Alberta that cut emissions
Federal and provincial joint funding targets rapid job creation, economic opportunities.
Controllable membrane to pull CO2 out of exhaust streams
Electrically switchable system continuously separates gases without moving parts or wasted space.
EU leaders divided over new climate goals for 2030
Proposal to reduce emissions 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, compared the current target of 40%.
Swedish giant Ikea to buy back used furniture
Later this year Ikea will open its first second-hand store, in a shopping centre west of Stockholm
Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban
OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use…
Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will
Coronavirus has diverted resources and attention from what could have been the marquee issue.
Three-year Cleanfarms project focusing on improving Ag plastic recycling
Cleanfarms project is examining how plastic wrap and other used materials can be recovered for recycling.