Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


Vancouver airport to develop biofuel supply chain to reduce emissions from flying

Thursday, November 28, 2019, 6:40 PM MST

In a carbon-constrained world, the one sub-sector of transportation that may never be able to switch to electricity is aviation.The…

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Trans Mountain: when is a subsidy not a subsidy?

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7:31 AM MST

The federal government is using profits from the Hibernia oil project to subsidize the Trans Mountain pipeline project, which is…

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​Trans Mountain Expansion construction well underway

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:16 AM MST

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted in mid-July that the Trans Mountain expansion project “is going forward, and work is…

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Suits and Boots starts national dialogue on resources, western alienation

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 7:24 AM MST

Albertans were already angry – with B.C., with Quebec, and Justin Trudeau – even before Canadians gave Trudeau a second…

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​LNG provides ‘quick wins’ for global GHG reductions: IEA

Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:25 AM MST

The world’s foremost global energy prognosticator is projecting long-term growth for Alberta heavy crude of about 0.8% per year over…

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Electric vehicle sales spike in Q3 on federal subsidy

Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:22 AM MST

Zero emission vehicles accounted for 3.5% of new passenger car sales in Canada – with B.C. leading the pack at…

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LNG Canada megaproject begins to take shape

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:24 AM MST

One year ago, the partners behind LNG Canada formally sanctioned the $40 billion project.Today, roughly 1,000 workers are on site…

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Not all carbon offsets are created equal

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1:27 PM MST

During the recent federal election campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was branded as a climate hypocrite when it was discovered…

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Woodfibre LNG floats ‘flotel’ proposal for workers

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:29 AM MDT

The company planning to build the Woodfibre LNG plant in Squamish, B.C. is floating the idea of a floating work…

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​B.C. backing proposal for LNG bunkering hub

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:34 AM MDT

The B.C. government is throwing its support behind FortisBC and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority in their efforts to develop…

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Vancouver landfill gas project gets green light

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) has approved a plan by FortisBC to build a new biogas plant that will capture…

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TMX likely safe under Liberal minority

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 8:22 PM MDT

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government won a minority Monday night, October 21, but in order to govern, will need the support…

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