Carbon & Sustainability


Big Oil has a long way to go on setting emissions targets

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 7:26 AM MST

Just five of the 39 largest oil and gas companies have announced carbon-reduction targets that match levels needed to avoid a…

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TD swears off Arctic oil deals, sets 2050 net-zero carbon goal

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 7:09 AM MST

Toronto-Dominion Bank introduced a global climate action plan that includes rejecting work on oil and gas projects within the Arctic…

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Carney calls net-zero greenhouse ambition ‘greatest commercial opportunity’

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 7:03 AM MST

Mark Carney is calling on banks, insurers and fund managers to play their part in “re-engineering” the global economy towards…

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Japan eyes replacing oil with hydrogen amid carbon neutral push

Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:44 AM MST

Tucked into a port in western Japan sits a spherical tank that may soon hold the country’s energy future. The…

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Ottawa welcomes president elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight

Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

Federal cabinet ministers are welcoming Joe Biden's election as the next U.S. president as an opportunity to advance the fight…

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Enbridge joins Shell, BP with 2050 emissions goal

Friday, November 6, 2020, 6:57 AM MST

Enbridge Inc. became the largest company in the North American oil industry to set a goal of eliminating all net…

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Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as power company switches to natural gas

Friday, November 6, 2020, 6:22 AM MST

Alberta power producer TransAlta Corp. says it will end operations at its Highvale thermal coal mine west of Edmonton by…

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Germany examines ammonia to deliver green fuel for industry

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

Germany is looking at using ammonia and methanol as ways to deliver hydrogen as a clean-burning fuel for industry, part…

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Baker Hughes dips into carbon capture as climate pressures grow

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:14 AM MST

Baker Hughes, one of the world’s biggest oilfield servicers, bought technology that enables companies to capture carbon emissions with a…

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TransAlta announces plan to stop mining coal at Highvale, stop using coal in Canada

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:04 AM MST

TransAlta Corp. says it will end mining operations at its Highvale coal mine by the end of 2021 and will…

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U.S. exits Paris climate pact with election outcome uncertain

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6:54 AM MST

The U.S. has officially become the first nation to quit the Paris climate agreement, even as the outcome of the…

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‘Hydrogen wars’ pit Europe versus China for $700 billion business

Monday, November 2, 2020, 6:11 AM MST

Niels-Arne Baden has a problem: the factory he’s building for Green Hydrogen Systems is too small. Plans for the Denmark…

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