Carbon & Sustainability

Proposed southern Alberta coal mine could become renewable energy complex instead

Thursday, October 21, 2021, 6:35 AM MDT

One of the Australian companies that had proposed bringing coal mining back to the eastern slopes of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains…

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Ford Foundation’s $16 billion fund accelerates shift to green

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:57 AM MDT

The Ford Foundation, started by the son of Henry Ford and now one of the largest private family foundations in…

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Boris Johnson announces $550 million green partnership with Bill Gates

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:43 AM MDT

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a 400 million-pound ($552 million) partnership with Bill Gates to boost green investment across…

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U.K. pays for heat pumps; backs carbon capture for net zero

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

The U.K. is unveiling its net-zero plans on Tuesday as it tries to showcase its green credentials ahead of key…

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German coalition eyes 2030 coal exit, years ahead of plan

Monday, October 18, 2021, 6:54 AM MDT

A potential new SPD-led German government wants to abandon coal as a power source eight years earlier than planned, a…

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Japan’s carbon goal is based on restarting 30 nuclear reactors

Monday, October 18, 2021, 6 AM MDT

Japan’s goal of reducing carbon emissions by 46 per cent by 2030 is based on the assumption it will restart…

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U.K. net zero emission plan to focus on nuclear power, FT says

Monday, October 18, 2021, 6 AM MDT

U.K. ministers will put nuclear power at the heart of Britain’s strategy to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050…

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Emissions expert/course instructor Jessica Shumlich on quantifying Scope 2 and 3 emissions

Friday, October 15, 2021, 1:49 PM MDT

Public commitments to reduce and disclose scope 2 and 3 emissions is one trend that is not going away. Emissions expert Jessica…

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Canadians among biggest energy users even as world moves toward net zero emissions

Friday, October 15, 2021, 7:06 AM MDT

Canadians are – and will remain – among the biggest consumers of energy over the next decade even as policies…

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Poloz joins board of renewable gas developer OMNI

Thursday, October 14, 2021, 6:34 AM MDT

Former Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, who sits on the boards of pipeline giant Enbridge Inc. and technology services…

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Canada leads world with pledge to curb methane leaks from oil and gas sector

Thursday, October 14, 2021, 6:10 AM MDT

Canada is nearly doubling its target to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector as it prepares to…

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Putin says Russia will target carbon neutrality by 2060

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 7:08 AM MDT

Russia will seek to become carbon neutral within four decades, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, marking a stunning reversal…

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