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.
May be no need for Trans Mountain expansion: Canada Energy Regulator
Under an evolving scenario, Line 3 alone is enough added capacity to handle an 15% increase before peaking in 2039.
Public could be on the hook for costs of decommissioning NL offshore
…but how much of it will be borne by taxpayers is not public information.
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.
Trudeau to tout climate and trade at Asia-Pacific economic summit
…but Canada’s tensions with China and the US-China dispute threaten to overshadow the meeting.
Peak Renewables buys Canfor forest tenure, idled mills in Fort Nelson
Multi-year $30-million deal with wood pellet manufacturer requires provincial BC government approval.
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.
Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada
Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.
Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas
Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.
$150M for shovel-ready projects in Alberta that cut emissions
Federal and provincial joint funding targets rapid job creation, economic opportunities.
Biden presidency good news for Canadian environment policy?
Gerald Butts calls it big opportunity to grow the Canadian clean energy and clean-tech footprint in the United States.
Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31
Looking at foreign interests bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.
Maxim Power switches from coal to natural gas near Grande Cache
GE Gas Power helps with the conversion, power plant now generates half the NOx emissions of coal.
$42M Niagara Falls RNG plant to be fuelled by landfill waste
Enbridge to implement a pilot volunteer renewable natural gas program in Ontario starting in 2021.
Supreme Court nominee deflects senators’ questions on climate change
Barrett framed acknowledgment of manmade climate change as a matter of policy, not science.
Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors
Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.
Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban
OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use…
COVID-19 to climate: Lessons from this global crisis for the next
Virus linked to some of the same issues as human-influenced climate change.
Trudeau urges largest countries to support UN biodiversity plan
Pledged Canada’s support for a UN initiative that aims to protect 30% of land and oceans by 2030.
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.
Carbon price court case is about climate change, not the Constitution
What’s at stake is Canada’s ability to contribute to global climate action under the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Liberals plan fund to spur green technology, jobs
Plans to spend on building retrofits, clean energy and production of electric vehicle.
Group calls on Trudeau to invest in low emissions transit
Government needs to act now to ensure Canadian bus makers remain in the country.
Recycling isn’t enough – plastic pollution crisis is getting worse
We could be spewing as much as 90 million tonnes of waste into the world’s waters by 2030.
Canada’s economic revival requires a broad strategy
A narrow focus on the green/clean sector won’t get the job done.
Task force recovery plan calls for $55B for climate, clean energy
One of a rising number of reports bombarding the Liberal government with demands prior to the Throne Speech.
Climate change fuels California fires; Trump doesn’t think ‘science knows’
Experts say his suggestion that the planet is going to start to unexpectedly cool is at odds with reality.
Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell stack for vehicle propulsion
For use in bus, rail, marine, mining, construction and aerospace vehicles, plus stationary power applications.
E2Metrix technology gets $4.5M boost from Natural Resources Canada
Ecothor will help clean out contaminants and solids, recycle mining wastewater.