Arctic in hot water: Sea ice minimal in Chukchi, Bering seas
Researchers are studying waves and how they may pummel the northern Alaska coastline.
Concerned groups assess NS mill’s plan to pump effluent into strait
Company says if the plan is not approved, the mill will close, putting more than 300 employees out of work.
Climate change should dominate cabinet mandate: Environment groups
Turcotte says make climate change part of the decision-making process in every ministry.
Aerosol manufacturer fined $170,000 for environmental offences
Failed to comply with a protection compliance order, and to implement and test emergency plans on time.
Canada among G20 countries least likely to hit emissions targets
Climate Transparency report says Canada, South Korea and Australia are the farthest from meeting targets to cut emissions.
How Canada’s climate plan compares to other G20 members
Facts about Climate Transparency’s 2019 report card on Canada’s efforts.
Green groups want feds to admit true costs of climate change
Green budget suggests the next federal budget invest in a number of energy efficiency upgrades.
CO2 converted to methanol using ‘artificial leaf’ process: Study
University of Waterloo researcher mimics photosynthesis to convert solar energy into fuel.
Trump can begin steps to pull US out of Paris climate deal
Withdrawal would take a year, wouldn’t become official until at least the day after the 2020 presidential election.
Charges over wind farms against Ontario environment minister withdrawn
Woman alleged work on several wind projects that began in 2017 contaminated her home’s well water.
Nova Scotia premier defends climate bill’s emissions targets
Legislation calls for emissions to be reduced 53% below 2005 levels by 2030 moving to net-zero by 2050.
Alberta climate plan for industry retains key parts of old legislation
$30 a tonne for emissions over benchmark or collect credits if beneath.
Beverage companies aim to get bottles recycled, not trashed
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr. Pepper are investing US$100 million to improve recycling collection and processing.
Energy demands will change with 13.2M electric vehicles by 2030
EY report says rapid adoption could also cause an 11% spike in Canadian electricity demand.
Nova Scotia new climate targets don’t go far enough
Would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 53% by 2030 and move the province to net-zero by 2050.
Pressure for climate action mounts on Liberals
Our Time youth members arrested in the House of Commons demanding a Canadian “green new deal.”
Government pledges for global climate fund reach about $10B
Almost half of the amount is being provided by France, Germany and Britain alone.
Exxon low-balled carbon pricing impact on oil sands projects: Lawsuit
New York alleges investors were led to believe they faced a lower risk.
Quebec hopes Trump lawsuit doesn’t force California out of carbon market
But Legault says the cap and trade system is still viable without the US state.
Study finds climate change making stronger El Ninos
Have been forming farther to the west in warmer waters.
Permafrost emits more carbon in winter than plants absorb in summer: study
Study shows world’s tundra is becoming a source of greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change.
Conservatives and Liberals can agree on climate change action
Rapid action is needed that requires a big-tent non-partisan environmental movement.
Organic waste: Micron process eliminates the trip to landfill
Innovative turnkey system ramping up for commercialization.
California bans hotels from using tiny plastic bottles
Takes effect in 2023 for hotels with more than 50 rooms and 2024 for hotels with less than 50 rooms.
Wind developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of auctions
Still interest in buying green power because of its low cost, low emissions.
Climate protesters shut down bridges in Canadian cities
Environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked traffic in Halifax, Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver, Calgary and Victoria.
Restoring forests one tree at a time, to help repair climate
A first line of defence against climate change, absorbing up to 25% of man-made carbon emissions each year.
We’re all in big trouble: Climate panel sees a dire future
Sea levels are rising faster as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic, losing oxygen.
Trudeau, Scheer exchange fire in climate fight on campaign trail
Trudeau an irresponsible steward of the public purse; Scheer a do-nothing denier of climate change.
New climate report says oceans rising faster, ice melting more
If global warming doesn’t slow down, the sea will rise three feet by the end of the century.
F&B packagers focus on sustainable solutions: Frost & Sullivan
Adoption of biodegradable, recyclable paper and aluminum-based packaging materials will drive fresh growth.
BC greenhouse gas emissions near 2007 levels despite carbon tax
Data does not include results from the CleanBC climate plan that set targets of buildings.