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News Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
January 15, 2020  

Environmental issues top worries at World Economic Forum

Global warming, extinction of animal species ahead of risks such as cyberattacks, recession and nuclear proliferation.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
January 14, 2020  

Ballard signs ESAs for fuel cell stacks to support German radio towers

Stacks will go to adKor GmbH and SFC Energy AG to be integrated into Jupiter backup power systems.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 14, 2020  

Feds work on new policies to stop illegal shipments of garbage

Environment Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency are looking at what can be done.

News Energy General Sustainability
January 14, 2020  

Quebec, Atlantic premiers discuss hydro as clean energy solution

Stressed the importance of a developing transmission network to supply a variety of developing clean energy sources.

News Pulp & Paper General Operations Sustainability
January 13, 2020  

Northern Pulp focuses on mill cleanup before ‘indefinite’ Jan. 31 shutdown

Parent company is discussing the mill’s “hibernation plan” with the Nova Scotia government, after committing to stay in the province for the long term.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 10, 2020  

White House proposes major overhaul of environmental approval process

Would impact major construction efforts like highways, airports, pipelines and power plants.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
January 10, 2020  

Oil sands producer Cenovus aims for ‘net zero’ GHG emissions by 2050

CALGARY — Oil sands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. will

News Forestry Manufacturing Sustainability
January 9, 2020  

Experts say climate change is driving up the risk of wildfires in Canada

“Climate change’s fingerprints are all over these Australian fires” and play the same role in raising the risk in Canada.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 8, 2020  

Li-Cycle completes first commercial shipment of recycled battery material

Mississauga company’s unique process removes metals such as cobalt, nickel and lithium for reuse.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 7, 2020  

Ontario can phase out nuclear and avoid increased carbon emissions

As wind and solar energy become cheaper, they’ll become a more important way to generate clean electricity.

News Forestry General Sustainability
January 7, 2020  

Federal natural disaster bills now average more than $430M a year

Germanwatch’s Climate Risk Index lists Canada ninth among the countries most affected by climate change in 2018.

News Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
January 6, 2020  

Climate change, aging population major economic factors in 2020s

RBC report forecasts Canada will accelerate its transformation from natural resources to a services economy.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 6, 2020  

Team to help forestry workers with pending closure of Nova Scotia mill

Northern Pulp denied permission for proposed facility and pipeline to pump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait.

Feature Energy General Sustainability Technology
December 16, 2019  

Shipping bitumen: A semi-solid and greener alternative to liquified

Alberta innovators take some of the risk out of bitumen transport.

Feature Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 16, 2019  

Green status for Sleeman: First brewer to achieve 3RCertified

Diverts 98% of its solid waste from the Guelph, Ont. brewery.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
December 10, 2019  

China’s electric car sales slump, squeezing automakers

Leaders are promoting electric cars, but sales are stalling because buyers are unsure the technology is mature enough.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 9, 2019  

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

They’re limiting flying, consumption of meat and their overall carbon footprints to avoid adding to global warming.

News Automotive General Sustainability Technology
December 9, 2019  

EU approves state aid to develop car batteries industry

State money will be channeled to 17 different companies covering the whole production chain.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
December 5, 2019  

UN climate talks aim to pave way for global carbon market

Economists see it as a powerful tool that gives emitters a financial incentive to reduce greenhouse gases.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Sustainability
December 5, 2019  

Cascades launches a 100% recycled, recyclable cardboard food tray

Patented water-based barrier coating protects it against humidity to enhance the packaging efficiency.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
December 4, 2019  

Ontario not on track to achieving emissions reductions targets: AG

Climate plan underestimated the starting point for emissions by including several green programs cancelled by the Ford government.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 4, 2019  

Wilkinson says carbon price hikes won’t be decided until 2022

His first priority will be figuring out how Canada is going to meet its target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

News Manufacturing Sustainability
December 4, 2019  

Climate change to push food prices higher

Report predicts up to 4% hike in 2020, that’s an extra $487 for an average Canadian family.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 2, 2019  

Ford, Moe and Higgs plan development of small nuclear reactors

Premiers who who oppose the federal carbon tax look to fight climate change with the technology.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 2, 2019  

BC community opens solar farm 100% owned and operated by First Nation

Consists of 3,456 solar modules that will produce electricity for sale to BC Hydro.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Sustainability
December 2, 2019  

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

Investment in China’s renewable energy dropped almost 40% in the first half of 2019.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
November 28, 2019  

Generation Greta: Angry youths put heat on climate talks

Young people to rally in cities around the world Nov. 29 to demand that governments step up their efforts to curb climate change.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
November 27, 2019  

Too late for a carbon tax, says former Ontario Liberal environment minister

Glenn Murray says carbon taxes will take too long to work, given how quickly the planet is warming.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 26, 2019  

Quick wins needed to keep climate goals within reach: UN

Environmental Program head calls for reductions of as much as possible in 2020.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 25, 2019  

Low carbon NS by 2030: EVs, renewables, heat pumps

Ecology Action Centre plan outpaces existing plans by the province’s Liberal government.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 20, 2019  

NDP asks AG to probe green energy contract cancellations

Cost of cancelling 750 contracts could surpass the $231 million the government said it put aside.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
November 20, 2019  

Concerned groups urge NS to reject mill’s effluent plan

They say the plan lacked critical information and didn’t meet the department’s terms of reference.