German study highlights carbon footprint of video streaming
Looks at the amount of CO2 produced by data centres and by the transmission technology streaming it to consumers.
Feds invest $9.4M in Atlantic Canada tidal energy projects
Renewable energy source has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by replacing electricity generated from fossil fuels.
Elkem to build biocarbon pilot plant in Chicoutimi, Que.
$26 million project aims to secure industrial verification of technology for renewable biocarbon.
Canada invests $4.5M to develop biofuel and products
CRB Innovations is developing a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass.
Canada missing target to cut methane emissions by 2025
Current regulations will only achieve a 29% cut by 2025 instead of the targeted 40% to 45%.
Feds pushed to abandon trade talks with Brazil over Amazon deforestation
Between January and the end of July, an area almost twice the size of PEI had burned.
EU share of electric cars grew during virus lockdown months
Chargeable cars rose to 7.2% in the April-June quarter from 6.8% in the first quarter, but sales fell.
UN chief urges Japan, others to meet goals on climate change
Guterres cites Japan’s advanced technology, urges it to stop financing construction of coal-fired power plants.
Only private investment will save Canada’s economy
Generating, rather than consuming government revenues will require a profound reversal by the Trudeau government.
Oil companies accused of wanting to dump plastics in Africa
American Chemistry Council urges the US and Kenya to prohibit the imposition of domestic limits on chemicals and plastic.
GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant
Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.
Mercedes gets big electric van order from Amazon
Also joining Bezos climate initiative to go completely carbon neutral by 2039.
Advocates hope Ottawa expands, renews electric car rebate program
Provides up to $5,000 back on the purchase or lease of a new battery vehicle, or hybrid.
Ballard fuel cell vehicles circle the globe 1,250 times
Hydrogen fuel cell innovator based in Burnaby, BC is powering heavy- and medium-duty commercial vehicles in 15 countries.
Mauritius seeks compensation as oil spill cleanup continues
MV Wakashio has spilled 1,000 tons of its cargo of 4,000 tons of oil into the sea, fouling the coastline of Mauritius.