Carbon & Sustainability


AIMCo CEO rejects fossil fuel divestment as investment strategy

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6:20 AM MDT

The CEO of Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo) says divesting from fossil fuels is the opposite of what pension funds…

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Fossil fuel sector needs investment to reduce emissions: RBC exec

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 6:12 AM MDT

Even as a growing number of activists urge financial institutions to take action against climate change by reducing funding to…

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First public global database of fossil fuels launches

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 6:20 AM MDT

A first-of-its-kind database for tracking the world's fossil fuel production, reserves and emissions launches on Monday to coincide with climate…

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Samsung sets goal to attain 100% clean energy by 2050

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:37 AM MDT

Samsung Electronics is shifting away from fossil fuels and aiming to entirely power its global operations with clean electricity by…

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Shell CEO to step down as oil giant looks to climate goals

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:25 AM MDT

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden is stepping down at the end of 2022 after nine years in charge, the energy…

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China may boost coal power plant building amid energy crunch

Monday, September 12, 2022, 6:50 AM MDT

China may add more new coal-fired power plants in the next few years than previously expected after a spate of…

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There’s a new race to develop bite-sized carbon capture tech

Friday, September 9, 2022, 6:49 AM MDT

Technology to remove carbon dioxide from emissions before they enter the atmosphere is still nascent, but many scientists, governments and…

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Australia enshrines in law 43% greenhouse gas reduction aim

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 7:50 PM MDT

Australia’s Parliament on Thursday enshrined in law the government’s elevated target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 43 per cent…

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Repsol sells $3.4 billion stake in shift from fossil fuels

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 7:03 AM MDT

Spanish oil and gas giant Repsol SA is selling a quarter of its exploration and production division for $3.4 billion…

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Yellen says US back on track to ending fossil-fuels dependence

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 7:04 AM MDT

The US is on track to hit ambitious emissions-reduction goals following recent climate legislation that encourages investment in green technology,…

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Ottawa rejects Atlantic Canada's request for extension to submit climate plan

Friday, September 2, 2022, 6:17 AM MDT

The federal environment minister on Thursday rejected a request from the premiers of Atlantic Canada for an extension to the…

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U.S. climate bill’s subsidy bonanza gives new push to carbon capture

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:56 AM MDT

U.S. companies that cut carbon emissions could qualify for subsidies on even the smallest projects under new climate legislation, unleashing a potentially unprecedented wave of investment in…

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