Carbon & Sustainability

Global energy transition could be a $61B opportunity for Alberta, new study finds

Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 6:04 AM MST

The global energy transition could create 170,000 jobs in Alberta and contribute $61 billion to the province's GDP by 2050,…

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ExxonMobil rolls out plan to cut emissions in Permian Basin

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 6:09 AM MST

ExxonMobil says it has a plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from its operations in one of the most prolific…

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Permian drillers told by lawmakers to disclose methane leaks

Monday, December 6, 2021, 6:44 AM MST

Oil producers in the Permian Basin must do more to disclose and stop the leak of methane, a powerful greenhouse…

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Wall Street holds fast to fossil fuels as climate pressure grows

Monday, December 6, 2021, 6:32 AM MST

With the ink hardly dry on a landmark pledge by the finance industry to fight climate change, the world’s biggest…

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Exxon’s emissions-reduction pledge lags supermajor rivals’

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 6:42 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. pledged to cut greenhouse-gas emissions 20 per cent by 2030, marking its most ambitious emissions target to…

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Alberta rolls out new rules forcing industry to pay for abandoned well cleanup

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 6:14 AM MST

Alberta's oil and gas regulator has rolled out new rules aimed at addressing the growing problem of inactive and abandoned…

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British Columbia extends gas rationing, state of emergency after floods

Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 6:20 AM MST

Fuel rationing in parts of British Columbia was extended Monday for another two weeks until Dec. 14 to allow crews…

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Germany’s new government to channel $67 billion to climate fund

Monday, November 29, 2021, 6:57 AM MST

Germany’s new government under incoming Chancellor Olaf Scholz plans to channel 60 billion euros ($67 billion) into a climate fund…

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BP plans green hydrogen base in U.K. as energy transition speeds up

Monday, November 29, 2021, 6:50 AM MST

BP Plc plans to build a green hydrogen facility in northeast England that could start producing the gas by 2025,…

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German coalition proposes a combustion-car ban without saying so

Friday, November 26, 2021, 7:09 AM MST

Germany is facing a ban of combustion-vehicle sales before the end of the decade – that’s if the home of…

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China adviser says energy crisis won’t stall climate action

Friday, November 26, 2021, 7:04 AM MST

China’s energy crisis won’t derail plans to make progress on curbing greenhouse gas emissions in the next few years, according…

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Emissions reduction fund poorly designed, misleads on emissions cuts: audit

Friday, November 26, 2021, 6:20 AM MST

Canada's environment commissioner says a federal pandemic aid program for the oil and gas sector that was supposed to retain jobs and cut greenhouse-gas emissions…

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