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News Electronics Government General Sustainability
September 10, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 10, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 9, 2020  

Elkem to build biocarbon pilot plant in Chicoutimi, Que.

$26 million project aims to secure industrial verification of technology for renewable biocarbon.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 9, 2020  

Canada invests $4.5M to develop biofuel and products

CRB Innovations is developing a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 7, 2020  

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%.

News Forestry Government General Sustainability
September 7, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 3, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 3, 2020  

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.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

Only private investment will save Canada’s economy

Generating, rather than consuming government revenues will require a profound reversal by the Trudeau government.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant

Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 28, 2020  

Mercedes gets big electric van order from Amazon

Also joining Bezos climate initiative to go completely carbon neutral by 2039.

News Automotive General Sustainability
August 21, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
August 12, 2020  

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.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 12, 2020  

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.