Carbon & Sustainability

Feds fund small nuclear reactor ahead of national strategy to adopt more of them

Friday, October 16, 2020, 6:21 AM MDT

An Ontario nuclear power company is getting $20 million from Ottawa to try to get its new small modular reactor…

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EU leaders divided over new climate goals for 2030

Thursday, October 15, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

European Union leaders remain divided about a more ambitious target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and will not reach an agreement at…

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UN’s Carney says carbon offset market has become imperative

Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

Former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said it’s imperative the market for carbon offsets be built into something much…

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The world’s top energy agency is pressing for aggressive carbon cuts

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 7:08 AM MDT

The world’s most authoritative body of energy analysts, the International Energy Agency, has found in its annual flagship report that…

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Europe can win electric car sales race if it learns from China

Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 7:18 AM MDT

Sales of electric vehicles in Europe are growing at such a pace that the continent looks increasingly likely to outpace…

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Absent any new policy, carbon tax must rise to meet Paris emission targets, PBO says

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:59 AM MDT

The cost to consumers of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's keystone environmental policy will have to rise if the country is…

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The numbers behind Exxon’s support for a carbon tax

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corporation is no longer the most valuable energy company in the U.S. That distinction now goes to NextEra…

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Plastics industry says its products are not 'toxic', urges govt to rethink label

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 7:06 AM MDT

The federal government's plan to ban some single-use plastic products by labelling them “toxic” to the environment is defamatory and…

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Alberta wants to clear the way for development of 'untapped' geothermal energy

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 6:14 AM MDT

Alberta's energy minister says the province intends to clear hurdles to the development of clean geothermal energy. Sonya Savage said…

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Labrador Innu suing Hydro Quebec for $4 billion over Churchill Falls dam

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 7:08 AM MDT

The Innu Nation of Labrador has filed a lawsuit against Hydro-Quebec seeking $4 billion in compensation for the ecological and…

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Europe’s fossil fuel firms not doing enough on emissions, funds say

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

None of Europe’s largest oil, gas and coal companies are on track to limit global warming to within 2 degrees…

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Total adds new floating wind project to growing green portfolio

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:26 AM MDT

Total SE took a stake in a French floating wind farm project, its third investment in the nascent industry this…

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