Carbon & Sustainability


​Tesla strikes deal to buy cobalt from Glencore for EV plants

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

Tesla Inc. will buy cobalt from Glencore plc, the world’s biggest miner of the metal, as the carmaker looks to…

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​China likely to ease coal mine closures to meet rising needs

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 6:50 AM MDT

China will likely ease the pressure on local governments to shut older, inefficient coal mines as it seeks to meet…

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Alberta officially ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs

Friday, June 12, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

Alberta is closing the door on an agency that championed eco-initiatives but was ridiculed by Premier Jason Kenney as a…

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Fossil fuel’s answer to climate change just got less expensive

Friday, June 12, 2020, 6:28 AM MDT

Carbon capture, the fossil-fuel industry’s favourite weapon against climate change, has never really caught on because of the cost. That…

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Renault rattled by threat from Chinese electric cars imports

Friday, June 12, 2020, 6:18 AM MDT

A flood of Chinese electric cars coming ashore in Norway — one of the biggest markets for battery-powered vehicles in…

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Oil crisis shows richest Nordic country remains a crude addict

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Norway has been talking for years about weaning itself off oil, but the Covid-19 crisis has revealed how far it…

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​The pandemic has everyone ditching coal quicker — except Asia

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT

While the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the death of coal in developed nations, the dirtiest fossil fuel is alive and…

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​Greener power alone can’t solve climate change, Shell says

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 6:50 AM MDT

The world may be leaning too heavily on electrification as a means to decarbonize its energy mix, according to the…

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​Hyundai hydrogen chief on why the company bet on fuel cells

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 6:39 AM MDT

Fuel cell vehicles that use hydrogen and emit only water have long been a goal of green-energy advocates. They have…

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​German government agrees on national hydrogen strategy

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 5:58 AM MDT

German government agreed Wednesday on a long-term strategy for increasing production and use of hydrogen as part of a plan…

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​A million-mile battery from China could power your electric car

Monday, June 8, 2020, 5:53 AM MDT

The Chinese behemoth that makes electric-car batteries for Tesla Inc. and Volkswagen AG developed a power pack that lasts more…

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​Shale adviser Tudor pickering to start research on clean tech

Friday, June 5, 2020, 6:54 AM MDT

Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., an investment bank that helped fund the U.S. shale revolution, will initiate research on companies…

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