Carbon & Sustainability

New emission cutting goals called 'aggressive,' 'ambitious' and 'illogical'

Friday, April 23, 2021, 6:09 AM MDT

New greenhouse gas emission cutting targets are being described as “extremely aggressive,” “ambitious'' and “illogical'' by members of the Canadian…

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Trudeau to unveil Canada's new 2030 emissions target as groups push it to be higher

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 6:31 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce today what Canada's new targets will be for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by the…

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NextEra inks $733 million wind purchase in latest green deal

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 7:11 AM MDT

NextEra Energy Inc. agreed to acquire four wind farms from Brookfield Renewable Partners LP for $733 million in the energy…

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Biden to vow cutting U.S. climate-warming emissions in half

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 6:32 AM MDT

White House officials have told supporters they will pledge to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least half by…

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Russian lawmakers back the nation’s first ever climate law

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 7:16 AM MDT

Russia, the world’s fourth-largest polluter and country often criticized for unambitious, has made its first step towards carbon trading and a detailed…

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Record Chinese coal burning to drive surge in carbon emissions

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 7:07 AM MDT

Chinese coal consumption is poised to hit a record this year, contradicting a view held by many climate change and…

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Toyota unveils new EV, joins Volkswagen’s bet on electric future

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:44 AM MDT

Toyota Motor Corp. is accelerating up its push into electric vehicles with the release of its first SUV built on…

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Exxon floats $100 billion government-backed carbon capture hub

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:37 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corp. proposed a giant, $100 billion hub to capture carbon dioxide emissions along the U.S. Gulf Coast in…

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Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:23 AM MDT

Pushing the private sector to develop clean technology – and heavy emitters to adopt it – is where billions in…

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Federal government looks beyond near term with climate stimulus

Monday, April 19, 2021, 5:25 PM MDT

Justin Trudeau’s government is proposing a raft of funding for Canadian companies — including money for infrastructure and tax incentives…

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Winners of $20M contest make concrete to trap carbon dioxide

Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:05 AM MDT

Organizers of a $20 million contest to develop products from greenhouse gas that flows from power plants announced two winners…

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White House considers methane-busting vow before climate summit

Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:46 AM MDT

The Biden administration is considering singling out methane for significant reductions as part of a pledge to cut greenhouse gases…

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