Carbon & Sustainability

Record Chinese coal burning to drive surge in carbon emissions

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 7:07 AM MDT

Chinese coal consumption is poised to hit a record this year, contradicting a view held by many climate change and…

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Toyota unveils new EV, joins Volkswagen’s bet on electric future

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:44 AM MDT

Toyota Motor Corp. is accelerating up its push into electric vehicles with the release of its first SUV built on…

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Exxon floats $100 billion government-backed carbon capture hub

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:37 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corp. proposed a giant, $100 billion hub to capture carbon dioxide emissions along the U.S. Gulf Coast in…

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Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:23 AM MDT

Pushing the private sector to develop clean technology – and heavy emitters to adopt it – is where billions in…

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Federal government looks beyond near term with climate stimulus

Monday, April 19, 2021, 5:25 PM MDT

Justin Trudeau’s government is proposing a raft of funding for Canadian companies — including money for infrastructure and tax incentives…

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Winners of $20M contest make concrete to trap carbon dioxide

Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:05 AM MDT

Organizers of a $20 million contest to develop products from greenhouse gas that flows from power plants announced two winners…

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White House considers methane-busting vow before climate summit

Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:46 AM MDT

The Biden administration is considering singling out methane for significant reductions as part of a pledge to cut greenhouse gases…

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Low carbon bucks: Conservatives pitch consumer carbon pricing through savings account

Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:18 AM MDT

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is pitching a loyalty-card style of carbon pricing where consumers would see what they pay on…

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Zero-carbon goal pushes Japan to bet on century-old technology

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:57 AM MDT

Some of the biggest industrial companies in Japan are working on a project that could trigger a wave of investment…

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Shell asks investors to vote against activist climate resolution

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:49 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s board has urged shareholders to reject a climate resolution filed by Dutch activist investor Follow This…

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U.S. startup plans to build first zero-emission gas power plants

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:43 AM MDT

A new kind of power plant that doesn’t add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere is being built in the U.S.,…

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Federal government unveils $1.5 billion plan to boost green building

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna has announced a $1.5-billion program designed to spur green building through retrofits, upgrades and new construction…

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