Global transportation company plans to electrify 100% of its Quebec school buses by 2025.
Most of it could have been done safely, says Jay White, president of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists.
But these changes come with large risks, short-term environmental damage can have long-term effects.
Wants commitment to no new oil and gas exploration or production, and phase out existing production.
Looking to produce it from excess electricity generated by renewable energy sources.
Without major technological breakthroughs, the costs of moving quickly to a far less carbon-intensive economy are painfully high.
Appeal argues suspensions were made without any rationale linking specific activities to COVID-19 risks.
Companies no longer have to monitor fumes released by burning, or look for and repair leaks of methane, a greenhouse gas.
Latest efforts to emphasize reduced regulatory burdens on businesses over the environment and public health.
Climate warriors spend a great deal of time condemning current practices without offering realistic solutions.
…But with life and heat-trapping gas levels inching back toward normal, the break will likely be “a drop in the ocean.”
Will affect 28 solar and wind projects ready to go online, 16 more under construction and $6.4 billion in investments, much of it from foreign firms.
Toews says companies shouldn’t face problems with the requirement to help meet federal climate change commitments.
The first major food company in the world to hit the target.
Follows suspended environmental reporting requirements for all industry amid COVID-19 concerns.