Carbon & Sustainability

Greenland suspends oil exploration because of climate change

Friday, July 16, 2021, 5:27 AM MDT

The left-leaning government of Greenland has decided to suspend all oil exploration off the world's largest island, calling it is “a natural…

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Climate activists hail budget spending on clean energy

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 6:40 AM MDT

Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments'' in…

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Shell sees opportunity as carbon capture market evolves

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 6:48 AM MDT

Capturing greenhouse gas emissions and burying them underground is one way the world is hoping to slow global warming. It…

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Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 6:03 AM MDT

Shell Canada Ltd. has proposed a plan to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage project at its Scotford Complex…

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Saskatchewan premier says Ottawa has rejected province's carbon pricing plan

Monday, July 12, 2021, 7:32 PM MDT

Premier Scott Moe says Ottawa has rejected Saskatchewan's plan for replacing the federal carbon price with one of its own,…

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ATCO to use organic waste to produce 'renewable natural gas'

Monday, July 12, 2021, 6:08 AM MDT

ATCO Energy Solutions has announced the construction of a new facility that will use the byproducts from organic waste to…

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Carbon offset trading is taking off before any rules are set

Friday, July 9, 2021, 7:27 AM MDT

The most ambitious attempt to set a high standard for carbon offsets is getting left behind as exchanges start trading…

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CEOs join EU lawmakers in urge for massive clean energy push

Friday, July 9, 2021, 7 AM MDT

A group of 40 European Union lawmakers and chief executives across the industry called on the bloc’s top officials to…

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Large-scale U.S. solar growth to top wind for first time in 2022

Friday, July 9, 2021, 6:52 AM MDT

Growth in large-scale U.S. solar capacity is projected to exceed that of wind next year for the first time. That’s…

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UAE seeks investors and long-term buyers for blue hydrogen

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 6:59 AM MDT

Abu Dhabi is seeking investors to help build hydrogen export facilities, as Middle Eastern oil producers step up plans to…

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Shell, TotalEnergies join satellite effort to track methane

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc, Chevron Corp. and TotalEnergies SE are joining a satellite-based effort to track methane emissions from offshore…

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Oilsands carbon cuts come with $60 billion bill, loose ends

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 6:14 AM MDT

It will cost about C$75 billion ($60 billion) to zero out greenhouse gases from oilsands operations by 2050, with a…

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