Carbon & Sustainability

​Chinese electric-car startup planning U.S. entry halts operations for 6 months

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 7:21 AM MDT

Byton Ltd., the Chinese electric-vehicle startup that plotted a U.S. entry for years but never sold a car, is suspending…

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​Samsung Heavy, Bloom Energy Partner to develop zero-emissions cargo vessels

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 7:07 AM MDT

Samsung Heavy Industries Co. and Bloom Energy have announced an agreement to develop cleaner power for ships by jointly designing…

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​Norway’s $2.6 billion green bet could help the whole planet

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 7 AM MDT

Plentiful reserves of fossil fuels and rich seams of valuable minerals are no guarantee of national health, wealth or happiness.…

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U.S. ​house Democrats will call for 100% clean cars by 2035

Monday, June 29, 2020, 6:27 AM MDT

House Democrats on Tuesday will issue an ambitious plan to combat climate change, a move intended to reassure their base…

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​Hundreds of Dutch farmers sign $560 million wind-farm deal

Monday, June 29, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

A collective of more than 200 farmers in a rural part of the Netherlands got financing to build one of…

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​Exxon, Koch hid climate change impact for decades, suit says

Friday, June 26, 2020, 6:46 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corporation and Koch Industries Inc. withheld critical information about the impact of fossil fuel use on climate change…

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​Hydrogen production project approved in Saskatchewan

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 7:25 AM MDT

Saskatchewan is set to welcome an innovative ‘first-of-its-kind’ hydrogen production project under the Saskatchewan Petroleum Innovation Incentive (SPII).Proton Technologies will…

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​Solar-power costs falling even faster than expected due to virus

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

The cost of U.S. solar power is dropping faster than expected as the coronavirus stifles demand, according to a report…

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​Big Oil’s long bet on hydrogen offers a climate lifeline

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:35 AM MDT

On particularly cold winter days, the vast majority of the U.K.’s energy comes from burning natural gas. That arrangement will…

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​Norway warned of perils of $2.6 billion carbon capture plan

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

Norway’s plan for a full-scale carbon capture and storage project could end up a financial disaster, according to a new…

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​Saskatchewan to develop plan around small modular nuclear reactors

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:13 AM MDT

Saskatchewan is taking another step in its march to bring small modular nuclear technology to the province.The Ministry of Environment…

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​Fuel cell maker wants to supply gas for hydrogen economy

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 6:37 AM MDT

Plug Power Inc. has acquired two hydrogen companies for $123 million, moves that could turn the veteran manufacturer of fuel…

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