Carbon & Sustainability

Canada’s carbon tax conundrum continues as Supreme Court reserves judgment in cases

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 6:29 AM MDT

The Supreme Court of Canada reserved judgment on the national carbon tax Wednesday. After two days of hearings and presentations…

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Feds reluctantly approve Ontario carbon price for big industrial emitters

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:19 AM MDT

Ontario will be able to use its own carbon-pricing system for big industrial emitters after getting a green light from…

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Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:22 AM MDT

Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday after the company's founder resigned amid allegations of fraud…

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A legacy of greenwashing haunts BP’s end-of-oil vision

Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:53 AM MDT

BP plc is probably the first oil major that has made concrete plans for the end of oil—or at least…

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Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes before Supreme Court this week

Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:12 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's carbon tax is going on trial Tuesday. The Supreme Court of Canada is set to hear…

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Electric vehicle sales slump as supply challenges leave dealerships with shortages

Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:08 AM MDT

The COVID-19 pandemic has pummelled Canada's automobile industry but it's the lack of supply that's helping to short-circuit electric vehicle…

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Are batteries the trade war China’s already won?

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 7:10 AM MDT

Come next summer, at a lithium-ion battery factory in Endicott, N.Y., thousands of rechargeable cells should start rolling off a…

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Circle K owner plans electric-car charging push in U.S., Canada

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

Circle K owner Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is taking its electric car strategy to North America after learning from consumer habits…

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Oil billionaire Rokke says it’s time to move focus to renewables

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 6:34 AM MDT

Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke, who built most of his fortune on oil and gas, says the time has come…

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BP’s clean energy push starts with five-year dash on solar, wind

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

BP plc’s journey from oil major to clean energy giant will start with a five-year sprint to dramatically boost wind…

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Google targets carbon-free power for data centres by 2030

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 7:05 AM MDT

By the start of the next decade Google wants to make sure all the electricity it uses for its data…

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BP, Shell urge Texas regulator to end routine gas flaring

Friday, September 11, 2020, 6:44 AM MDT

Two of Europe’s biggest oil companies urged Texas regulators to end the routine flaring of natural gas, joining with large…

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