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News Manufacturing Sustainability
November 19, 2019  

Arctic in hot water: Sea ice minimal in Chukchi, Bering seas

Researchers are studying waves and how they may pummel the northern Alaska coastline.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 19, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 18, 2019  

Climate change should dominate cabinet mandate: Environment groups

Turcotte says make climate change part of the decision-making process in every ministry.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 13, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
November 11, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 11, 2019  

How Canada’s climate plan compares to other G20 members

Facts about Climate Transparency’s 2019 report card on Canada’s efforts.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
November 7, 2019  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 5, 2019  

CO2 converted to methanol using ‘artificial leaf’ process: Study

University of Waterloo researcher mimics photosynthesis to convert solar energy into fuel.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
November 4, 2019  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Sustainability
October 31, 2019  

Charges over wind farms against Ontario environment minister withdrawn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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 31, 2019  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 30, 2019  

Alberta climate plan for industry retains key parts of old legislation

$30 a tonne for emissions over benchmark or collect credits if beneath.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 28, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 28, 2019  

Pressure for climate action mounts on Liberals

Our Time youth members arrested in the House of Commons demanding a Canadian “green new deal.”

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 25, 2019  

Government pledges for global climate fund reach about $10B

Almost half of the amount is being provided by France, Germany and Britain alone.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 24, 2019  

Exxon low-balled carbon pricing impact on oil sands projects: Lawsuit

New York alleges investors were led to believe they faced a lower risk.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 24, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 22, 2019  

Study finds climate change making stronger El Ninos

Have been forming farther to the west in warmer waters.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 22, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 16, 2019  

Conservatives and Liberals can agree on climate change action

Rapid action is needed that requires a big-tent non-partisan environmental movement.

Feature Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
October 10, 2019  

Organic waste: Micron process eliminates the trip to landfill

Innovative turnkey system ramping up for commercialization.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 10, 2019  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 9, 2019  

Wind developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of auctions

Still interest in buying green power because of its low cost, low emissions.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 8, 2019  

Climate protesters shut down bridges in Canadian cities

Environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked traffic in Halifax, Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver, Calgary and Victoria.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 1, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 25, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
September 25, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 25, 2019  

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.

News General Sustainability
September 17, 2019  

F&B packagers focus on sustainable solutions: Frost & Sullivan

Adoption of biodegradable, recyclable paper and aluminum-based packaging materials will drive fresh growth.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
September 10, 2019  

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.