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,…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

Dear user, please be aware that we use cookies to help users navigate our website content and to help us understand how we can improve the user experience. If you have ideas for how we can improve our services, we’d love to hear from you. Click here to email us. By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. Please see our Privacy & Cookie Usage Policy to learn more.