Carbon & Sustainability


​New lithium production project announced for Saskatchewan

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 12:01 PM MDT

Lithium exploration and development are coming to Saskatchewan, thanks to a new joint lithium project undertaken by Prairie Lithium Corp.…

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​Suncor invests $15 million in sustainable jet fuel

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 7:30 AM MDT

Suncor Energy Inc. is investing $15 million in LanzaJet, Inc. a new company that will make sustainable aviation fuel.Suncor Energy…

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​A higher costs for polluters coming to U.K. after Brexit

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 6:27 AM MDT

The U.K. government’s plan to create its own carbon market after it leaves the European Union will likely make it…

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​Pandemic shows a low-carbon future in dire need of batteries

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Coronavirus has exposed a lack of investment in the big batteries crucial to unlocking solar and wind power.A drop in…

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​Swiss carbon capture startup raises $76 million in funding round

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 7:19 AM MDT

Climeworks AG, a Swiss climate startup, raised 73 million Swiss francs ($76 million) in a private funding round.Climeworks builds machines…

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​Old U.S. oil refinery to pursue new green life after crude crash

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 7:07 AM MDT

In a sign of changing times, a U.S. oil refining company is converting one of its plants into a producer…

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​EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd begin construction of $2.2 billion offshore wind farm

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

Electricite de France SA and its Canadian and German partners have finalized the funding of a 2-billion euro ($2.23 billion)…

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​China to dominate nuclear as Beijing bets on homegrown reactors

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

China probably won’t hit its nuclear energy target this year, but that’s unlikely to derail a broader ambition to become…

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​Solar power will soon cost less than coal

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 6:38 AM MDT

New solar and wind farms will soon cost less than many of the world’s coal-fired power plants, and governments should…

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​This won’t be U.S. solar’s best year ever—but it’ll be close

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

This year was shaping up to be Sunnova Energy International Inc.’s best ever.California—already the biggest U.S. solar market — had…

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​Total faces growing anger on climate even as CO2 motion rejected

Monday, June 1, 2020, 7 AM MDT

Total SA shareholders voted down a proposal for more stringent emission targets even as growing numbers of investors call for…

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​Chargers are the final roadblock to America’s electric car future

Monday, June 1, 2020, 6:39 AM MDT

Rods and waders were already packed into the electric Jaguar I-Pace as it gorged a few more electrons from the…

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