Carbon & Sustainability

Energy minister calls independent Site C dam report 'helpful,' will consult cabinet

Friday, January 8, 2021, 6:41 AM MST

British Columbia's energy minister says he has received a report on the status of the Site C dam project and will soon…

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Exxon discloses full scope of fuel emissions for first time

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 7:14 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. disclosed emissions data on customers’ use of its fuels and other products for the first time after…

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Will COVID stimulus be the breakthrough carbon capture has been waiting for?

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 7:04 AM MST

When the U.S. Congress passed its omnibus spending and COVID relief bill last month, plenty of people noted that it…

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BP shareholder files climate resolution with oil major’s input

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 7:20 AM MST

Dutch activist investor Follow This filed a climate resolution for BP plc’s annual general meeting, having received support from the oil…

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Five easy things Biden can do on climate, plus two he can’t

Monday, December 21, 2020, 6:45 AM MST

Joe Biden made it clear on the campaign trail that he planned to take strong action to fight global warming. But his…

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Atlantic provinces' appeal for delay in federal Clean Fuel Standard goes unheeded

Monday, December 21, 2020, 6:26 AM MST

A last-minute push by the Atlantic provinces to have Ottawa delay and further study its proposed new Clean Fuel Standard…

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Feds throw support behind development of mini nuclear reactors; action plan released

Monday, December 21, 2020, 6:22 AM MST

Nuclear power is essential to meeting Canada's climate-change goals, and developing portable mini nuclear reactors is a key part of…

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Volkswagen to link top executives’ bonuses to ESG targets

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:47 AM MST

Volkswagen AG plans to link top executives’ bonuses to environmental, social and governance targets as the German industrial giant seeks…

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Biden unveils team ‘ready on day one’ to fight climate change

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

President-elect Joe Biden has selected former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, North Carolina environmental regulator Michael Regan and Representative Deb Haaland…

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Shell fights charge that its climate stance harms human rights

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:56 AM MST

Royal Dutch Shell plc is in court in The Hague for the final hearing in a landmark case that could…

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B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:31 AM MST

The British Columbia government is setting a new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 after determining it is further from…

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Federal long-term plan to increase hydrogen use focuses on regional hubs

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:14 AM MST

The federal government has introduced a plan to greatly increase the use of hydrogen as a low-carbon fuel to help…

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