Carbon & Sustainability


​Norwegian billionaire reshapes oil empire for renewable-energy future

Friday, July 17, 2020, 6:37 AM MDT

Billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke is transforming the structure of his business empire as he seeks to revive struggling oil-service firms…

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​Biden touts union jobs in $2 trillion plan to build clean energy

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 6:51 AM MDT

Joe Biden unveiled plans this week to spend $2 trillion creating a clean energy economy, with ambitions to spur millions…

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​Aramco, Exxon make small move to join BP, Shell in carbon curbs

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 6:46 AM MDT

Saudi Aramco has joined with European and U.S. supermajors representing a third of the world’s oil industry to begin curbing…

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​Bloom Energy surges after expanding into hydrogen production

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 6:21 AM MDT

Bloom Energy Corp. soared the most in more than three months after the fuel cell maker announced plans to jump…

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​Environment minister reconsidering decision to stay out of Alberta coal mine review

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 8:42 PM MDT

Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is reconsidering a decision in December to keep the federal government out of the approvals process…

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​Feds urged to do own review of proposed Alberta coal mine expansion

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 8:41 PM MDT

A lawyer at the centre of a lobbying effort to stop a coal mine from expanding in Alberta says the…

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​Trump poised to streamline Nixon-era environmental reviews

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 6:44 AM MDT

The Trump administration is scaling back requirements that agencies consider environmental consequences when approving new oil wells, pipelines, highways and…

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​Cow burps, leaky pipelines put earth on high-end warming track

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

Global emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas multiple times more potent than CO2, rose by nine per cent in the…

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​Biden clean-energy plan would accelerate state efforts on carbon

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

Joe Biden’s $2 trillion plan to revive the economy would rely on boosting jobs in clean energy, and would accelerate…

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​Eni to exit traditional oil refineries in next decade

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

The coronavirus pandemic will accelerate Eni SpA’s pivot away from conventional refineries to investing in greener facilities.“Instead of slowing down,…

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​This solution to runaway emissions starts with crushed rocks

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:21 AM MDT

Crushed rocks could one day draw down billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide from the air.The idea, often referred…

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​Hottest new fuel proves hard to handle

Monday, July 13, 2020, 6:28 AM MDT

The universe’s lightest and most plentiful element turns out to be a fickle fuel to manage.Hydrogen has a tendency to…

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