Carbon & Sustainability

Denmark wants to drop fossil fuels in domestic flights in 2030

Monday, January 3, 2022, 6:57 AM MST

Denmark’s government wants to drop fossil fuels in domestic air travel by 2030 in its most recent push to meet…

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TransAlta completes conversion from coal to natural gas power in Canada

Monday, January 3, 2022, 6:11 AM MST

A major Canadian electricity producer is successfully off coal power in this country, nine years ahead of a government deadline.…

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Manitoba premier does not like federal carbon backstop, eyes provincial price

Thursday, December 23, 2021, 2:38 PM MST

The Manitoba government is hoping to design its own carbon-pricing plan that could shift the emphasis slightly away from income-tax…

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Canada's electric vehicle charging ambitions falling short, industry group says

Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 6:56 AM MST

The federal government is promising to spend close to $880 million over the next four years to build about 65,000…

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Abu Dhabi’s Adnoc starts $3.6 billion project to cut emissions

Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 6:24 AM MST

Abu Dhabi’s state oil and gas company announced a $3.6 billion project to reduce emissions from its offshore production facilities.…

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Briefing notes to premier show N.L. not on target to hit 2030 emissions targets

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 6:10 AM MST

Newfoundland and Labrador is not on track to hit its 2030 greenhouse gas emissions targets, according to briefing notes issued to…

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U.K. says new oil and gas fields can overcome net-zero rules

Monday, December 20, 2021, 6:19 AM MST

The U.K. proposed a series of climate change tests to determine whether new oil and gas fields can be built…

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N.L. says renewable energy plan provides 'pathway' for oil development, net zero goal

Friday, December 17, 2021, 8:03 AM MST

The Newfoundland and Labrador government says its new renewable energy plan unveiled Thursday allows for more oil development without straying from the…

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Goldman-founded firm says Japan must do more on clean energy

Thursday, December 16, 2021, 6:40 AM MST

Japan’s government isn’t doing enough to make sure the country meets its climate targets, according to the chief of a…

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Europe unveils gas market proposals key to low-carbon future

Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 3:46 PM MST

The European Union proposed a set of measures designed to ensure the use of green energy sources and boost natural…

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Canada on track to reduce fossil fuel use by 62 per cent by 2050

Friday, December 10, 2021, 6:12 AM MST

A new forecast says Canada is on track for a significant reduction in fossil fuel use by 2050, even as…

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Politicians raise concerns about carbon pricing benefits given to oilsands companies

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 6:31 AM MST

Federal and Alberta Opposition politicians want the province to be more transparent about a government program supporting profitable oilsands and…

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