Carbon & Sustainability

BlackRock gives clients greater voting choice amid ESG scrutiny

Monday, June 13, 2022, 6:49 AM MDT

(Bloomberg) — BlackRock Inc. is expanding efforts to give clients invested in index funds the ability to vote their own…

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N.L. sets up panel to prepare for 2041 end of Churchill Falls hydro deal with Quebec

Thursday, May 12, 2022, 6:12 AM MDT

The Newfoundland and Labrador government has established a panel to examine how the province could capitalize on the end of…

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Record profits for oil companies should be invested in climate action: Guilbeault

Thursday, May 5, 2022, 2:49 PM MDT

Canada's big oil companies are making record profits this year and should be using some of that extra cash to…

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Kiwetinohk keeps an eye on future technologies while focusing on ‘immediate action’ to reduce emissions, says Carlson

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 6:26 AM MDT

In the DOB’s Engaging with our Future leadership series, Bill Whitelaw, managing director of Sustainability and Strategy at geoLOGIC systems ltd., sits down with some…

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Groups want educational materials from fossil fuel companies out of B.C. classrooms

Friday, March 4, 2022, 6:23 AM MST

The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment wants to stop fossil fuel companies from providing educational materials to public…

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French power-plant emissions rebound after gas-to-coal switches

Monday, February 28, 2022, 6:42 AM MST

Greenhouse-gas emissions from France’s power sector increased 10 per cent last year as rising natural-gas prices pushed electricity producers to…

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Chevron targets 5 U.S. well sites in project to curb emissions

Friday, February 25, 2022, 7:18 AM MST

Chevron Corp. is looking to show it can lower methane emissions at five oil well sites in Texas and Colorado…

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Biden urged to declare ‘climate emergency’

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 6:33 AM MST

Biden’s signature environmental legislation indefinitely stalled, progressive Democrats and activists are lobbying the White House to declare a “climate emergency”…

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Methane emissions higher than countries claim, says IEA

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 6:04 AM MST

The International Energy Agency said Wednesday that emissions of planet-warming methane from oil, gas and coal production are significantly higher than governments claim.…

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RBC faces shareholder vote on climate standards

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 6:59 AM MST

Royal Bank of Canada shareholders will vote on whether the bank should tighten its standards for sustainable finance, action inspired…

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Houston biotech startup will use microbes to make hydrogen from oil

Thursday, February 17, 2022, 6:53 AM MST

Houston biotech startup Cemvita Factory is partnering with U.S. gas-equipment manufacturer Chart Industries Inc. to use oil-eating microbes to make hydrogen.  The venture, which…

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Marathon Petroleum eyes 15% reduction in consumer-related emissions

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 2:31 PM MST

Marathon Petroleum Corp. aims to reduce emissions from the burning of the fossil fuels it produces by 15 per cent…

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