Carbon & Sustainability


Brookfield seeks $12.5 billion for new impact fund

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. said it has raised $7 billion for the initial close of its new impact investment fund,…

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G-20 ministers stumble over coal, global warming targets

Monday, July 26, 2021, 6:46 AM MDT

Environment ministers from the Group of 20 nations were unable to reach full agreement on key climate goals, just 100…

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Fidelity to ratchet up pressure on companies over climate change

Monday, July 26, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

Fidelity International warned companies it invests in that if they don’t take sufficient action to combat climate change the asset…

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Hyundai unit will complete final projects before quitting coal

Monday, July 26, 2021, 6:17 AM MDT

The construction arm of Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s top automaker, will push ahead with a coal-fired power plant in…

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Clean energy producers are eyeing old coal plants — for the wiring

Friday, July 23, 2021, 7 AM MDT

As demand for clean energy surges, would-be developers are struggling to find enough transmission lines to carry power to the…

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Kerry weighs tax on polluter nations as he scolds China on coal

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 6:32 AM MDT

The Biden administration hasn’t decided whether to impose a tariff on carbon-intensive imports from China and other countries as a…

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At least 70% of vehicle sales must be ZEVs to achieve Ottawa's emissions plan: report

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 6:20 AM MDT

The C.D. Howe Institute says 70 to 75 per cent of Canadian passenger auto sales will have to be zero-emission…

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Emissions could hit new record by 2023 without more green spending

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 6:24 AM MDT

Less than 15 per cent of the $2.4 trillion in government spending to support the post-pandemic economic recovery has gone…

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Net zero is hard work, so companies are going ‘carbon neutral’

Monday, July 19, 2021, 6:56 AM MDT

Companies are buying carbon offsets like never before. They’re also facing unprecedented scrutiny over whether helping to fund green projects elsewhere…

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TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

Monday, July 19, 2021, 6:45 AM MDT

TransAlta Corp. has taken another step in its goal of becoming carbon neutral by converting the second of three planned…

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Chevron’s carbon capture struggle shows Big Oil’s climate hurdle

Monday, July 19, 2021, 6:19 AM MDT

The world’s biggest project to capture and store carbon dioxide isn’t working like it should, highlighting the challenges oil companies…

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Shell, British Columbia, Ottawa team up on clean energy centre

Monday, July 19, 2021, 5:56 AM MDT

British Columbia, Ottawa and Shell Canada are joining together to open a centre that will invest in low-carbon technologies. Premier…

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