Carbon & Sustainability

Canada readies carbon capture credit, emissions plan

Monday, January 17, 2022, 6:29 AM MST

Canada is preparing to roll out a tax credit for investments in carbon capture, a key step to reduce greenhouse-gas…

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First co-produced geothermal power project to highlight Alberta innovation

Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 6 AM MST

Editor’s note: Click here to read our conversation with Lisa Mueller, president and CEO of FutEra Power, on issues surrounding…

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Alberta can help lead Canada through energy transition, says Mueller

Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 6 AM MST

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

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Blackstone invests $3 billion in Invenergy for clean energy

Monday, January 10, 2022, 7:02 AM MST

Blackstone Inc. is adding to its bets on sustainability and climate change, with a $3 billion investment in clean energy…

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Feds overhauling methane reduction fund slammed by environment commissioner

Monday, January 10, 2022, 6:24 AM MST

Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is overhauling a methane-reduction program that the environment commissioner slammed last fall as poorly designed…

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“Engaging with our Future” series to launch this week

Monday, January 10, 2022, 6 AM MST

Leadership often eludes precise definition. Leadership “models” and “styles” abound.  There’s no end to books, articles and podcasts discussing leadership…

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China proposes cutting carbon quotas to help meet climate goals

Thursday, January 6, 2022, 6:52 AM MST

China’s regulators have proposed cutting carbon allowances as the government seeks to raise the cost of pollution on its fledgling…

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Germany shuts down half of its 6 remaining nuclear plants

Tuesday, January 4, 2022, 6:57 AM MST

Germany on Friday shut down half of the six nuclear plants it still has in operation, a year before the…

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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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