Next generation solar panels boost efficiency but may carry toxic risks
New technologies rely on nanomaterials that include toxic heavy metals like lead and cadmium.
25 Ballard fuel-cell modules destined for Solaris buses in Germany
Shipments of modules to the bus maker will begin in 2020 and extend into 2021.
Environment leaders say feds need to push sustainability as budget nears
But Business Council of Canada CEO is calling for an economic budget to respond to the economic crisis “people are feeling.”
GM shows 13 electric vehicles as it tries to run with Tesla
Automaker is touting an exclusive new battery technology that could propel some of the vehicles as far as 644 kilometres.
Trudeau calls for climate input from industry, citizens, Indigenous groups
Government will launch a formal initiative on how Canada will get to the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Tax write-offs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners
Businesses can write off 100% of the purchase price, up to $55,000, in the year the car goes into service.
Alberta company says it regrets Greta Thunberg decal
Image unleashes outrage after it began circulating online, prompting condemnations from Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.
Little used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts
Alberta Court of Appeal ruled 4-1 that the carbon tax is unconstitutional, finding the argument that climate change is a national concern strips power from the provinces.
NB alliance formed to promote development of small nuclear reactors
Part of the province’s effort to meet 2050 carbon emission reduction targets.
Teck withdraws Frontier mine application, cites climate change discourse
Wants jurisdictions to have a framework in place that reconciles resource development and climate change.
Electric vehicle options grow, but profitability challenges are limiting
Analysts say government policies are crucial to push automakers to sell EV models.
Xebec to develop first Canadian RNG infrastructure project
Facility will process over 45,000 tonnes of organic waste per year through an anaerobic digestion process.
Trudeau caught in the middle of energy, environment, Indigenous demands
Politically explosive issues combine to make a perfect storm for the Liberal’s fragile minority.
Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change
Will start giving grants this summer to scientists, activists and nonprofits working to protect the planet.
$3.5M in federal funding for green mining in Sudbury
Recipients are a manufacturer of electric drive systems and an organization developing heat exchange technology.