Canada on hot seat to deliver on climate change and plastics at G7
Most of the negotiating done, but unclear if all the G7 leaders will sign the charter in Quebec.
Electric vehicle startup SF Motors takes over Indiana plant
Plans to hire back some workers laid off when AM General halted operations at its Mishawaka plant last year.
Ontario’s Green party platform focuses on energy conservation
Would move to a clean economy by supporting jobs in cleantech, 100% renewable energy supply by 2050.
Environment groups pan Liberals for fossil fuels, parks management
Government has kept promises in principle, but not in execution.
Morneau ducks queries on carbon tax gender costs
Analysis found the impacts differ, depending on the system and how the revenue is used.
Carbon price could cut 90 million tonnes of emissions by 2022: report
Ottawa analysis is attempting to sell the politically divisive, carbon-pricing policy.
Canadian emissions creep lower in 2016 but Paris targets still dubious
187 million tonnes away from commitment to get emissions to at least 30% less than they were in 2005 by 2030.
Study suggests marine heat waves getting more frequent, lasting longer
The prolonged heat can harm biodiversity, as well as fisheries and aquaculture: scientists.
Trudeau heads west with his environment and economy balancing act
Trans Mountain pipeline protesters plan to give him a less-than-warm welcome.
Small Arctic climate changes make big difference in ecosystem: study
Even a one-degree increase is melting permafrost, shrinking glaciers, and increasing sediment.
Fisheries groups opposing Nova Scotia mill’s proposed effluent treatment plant
Other options should be explored, with rigorous research to assess the impact.
Saskatchewan trending in right way to reduce emissions: environment minister
But scathing audit that says neither the federal government nor the provinces have adequately assessed the risks a changing climate.
Canada, provinces lack clear plan to adapt to climate change: audit
Few governments have detailed plans to reach goals, such as timelines, funding or expected results from specific actions
McKenna encourages Saskatchewan to sign climate plan ahead of deadline
Province isn’t signing on because of the “ill-conceived” carbon tax to be imposed.
Trump’s plan to ease climate change rules riles Californians
Hundreds push back at hearing over EPA’s efforts to repeal restrictions on power plant emissions.