German government agrees national hydrogen strategy
Looking to produce it from excess electricity generated by renewable energy sources.
Is the low-carbon future upon us now?
Without major technological breakthroughs, the costs of moving quickly to a far less carbon-intensive economy are painfully high.
Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of monitoring in oilpatch
Appeal argues suspensions were made without any rationale linking specific activities to COVID-19 risks.
First Nations, environmentalists ask for restart of oilpatch monitoring
Companies no longer have to monitor fumes released by burning, or look for and repair leaks of methane, a greenhouse gas.
Trump seeks to scale back environmental reviews for projects
Latest efforts to emphasize reduced regulatory burdens on businesses over the environment and public health.
Practical ways to tackle Canada’s emissions problems
Climate warriors spend a great deal of time condemning current practices without offering realistic solutions.
World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak: study
…But with life and heat-trapping gas levels inching back toward normal, the break will likely be “a drop in the ocean.”
Mexico cites virus in slapping down renewable energy
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.
Oilpatch welcomes federal aid despite climate change condition
Toews says companies shouldn’t face problems with the requirement to help meet federal climate change commitments.
Carbon neutral: Maple Leaf Foods aligns with Paris goals
The first major food company in the world to hit the target.
Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands
Follows suspended environmental reporting requirements for all industry amid COVID-19 concerns.
COVID-19 outbreak triggers drop in climate changing emissions: report
US Energy Department projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fuel emissions for 2020.
Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont
Alleged DuPont deliberately lowballed the cost of environmental liabilities.
New Trump mileage standards to gut Obama climate effort
Would have encouraged automakers to ramp up production of electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient gas and diesel vehicles.
Big energy’s interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver
Report says that won’t likely slow overall investment; fossil fuel players weren’t putting much money into it anyway.