Carbon & Sustainability

​BlackRock warns Korean utility on overseas coal plant push

Friday, May 29, 2020, 6:51 AM MDT

BlackRock Inc. has challenged Korea Electric Power Corp. over plans to invest in new coal-fired power plants in Vietnam and…

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​China purging coal from green bonds seen luring investors

Friday, May 29, 2020, 6:44 AM MDT

Fossil fuels are no longer considered “green” by China’s central bank.The People’s Bank of China plans to remove “clean utilization…

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​Oil-bust workers are being courted by clean energy in Texas

Friday, May 29, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

Jeff Bishop’s LinkedIn post gets right to the point: “Houston Oil & Gas Folks – we’re hiring in Texas” for…

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​Chevron’s investors defy board in demanding climate disclosures

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 7:02 AM MDT

In a rare move against Chevron Corporation’s board, shareholders of the U.S. oil giant are calling on the company to…

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​Nuclear fusion startup gets $84 million to enter next phase

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

U.S. clean-energy startup, Commonwealth Fusion Systems, raised an additional $84 million from major investors in Europe and Asia, underscoring that…

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​China sees room to boost renewable installations by 52% in 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

China this year will be able to absorb 52 per cent more new wind and solar power capacity than in…

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​These pioneers are already living the green recovery

Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 6:47 AM MDT

In the wake of the historic global economic shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments are unleashing trillions of…

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​China drops key environmental target as coronavirus hits growth

Monday, May 25, 2020, 6:35 AM MDT

As well as forgoing a numerical target for economic growth, the coronavirus pandemic has forced China to drop a second…

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​Built by oil’s riches, Houston goes 100% green years earlier

Monday, May 25, 2020, 6:18 AM MDT

The oil and natural gas capital of the world is going all-in on solar power.Houston will begin a new five-year…

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​Reverse job killing oilpatch monitoring suspensions: Alberta Opposition leader

Monday, May 25, 2020, 6:06 AM MDT

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney should step in to reverse a decision by the province's energy regulator to suspend most environmental…

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​Renewable power heads for its first decline in two decades

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 6:34 AM MDT

New power from wind and solar is set to fall this year for the first time in two decades.Construction of…

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​COVID measures cut world greenhouse gas emissions by nearly one fifth: study

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Measures taken to fight the COVID-19 pandemic have cut worldwide greenhouse gas emissions by 17 per cent, says newly published…

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