Carbon & Sustainability


Democratic chair issues subpoenas to oil executives

Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 6 AM MDT

The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee issued subpoenas Tuesday to top executives of ExxonMobil, Chevron and other oil giants,…

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100-nation pledge to end deforestation backed by $19 billion

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 7:02 AM MDT

One hundred countries, representing 85 per cent of the world’s forests, have given themselves nine years to halt and reverse…

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Biden unveils multipronged assault on planet-warming methane

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 6:57 AM MDT

The Biden administration launched an assault on methane Tuesday, advancing initiatives across government – and the globe – to keep…

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Alberta government, Opposition say the province should be consulted on emissions caps

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 6:22 AM MDT

Alberta politicians are warning the federal Liberal government that caps on greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas will have…

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Oilpatch leaders fear 'reckless' move as Trudeau commits to emissions cap on sector

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 6:14 AM MDT

The federal government must work co-operatively with industry as it looks to draft an emissions cap for the oil and…

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G20 make mild pledges on climate neutrality, coal financing

Monday, November 1, 2021, 6:40 AM MDT

Leaders of the world's biggest economies agreed Sunday to stop funding coal-fired power plants in poor countries and made a…

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Trudeau says climate progress made at G20, though Canada wanted more ambitious plan

Monday, November 1, 2021, 6:28 AM MDT

Canada wanted a stronger and more ambitious agreement on climate change to emerge from the G20 summit but leaders still…

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Biden’s proposed deal includes first-time fees on methane

Friday, October 29, 2021, 7:04 AM MDT

Oil and gas companies would be forced to pay for excess methane leaking from wells, storage sites and pipelines under…

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EU’s Von Der Leyen says 60 countries have signed methane pledge

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 7 AM MDT

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that 60 countries have now signed on to a global pledge to…

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Shell CEO defends strategy against Loeb bid to split company

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell Plc mounted a robust defense against activist investor Dan Loeb’s bid to split the company, and pension…

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Shell sets bigger CO2-reduction target as profit falls short

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 6:50 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc responded to external pressure by setting a more ambitious target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from…

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Goldman backs Al Gore’s investment firm in major CO2 impact bet

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 7:04 AM MDT

The investment firm co-founded by Al Gore is teaming up with industry giants including Goldman Sachs Asset Management to create…

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