Carbon & Sustainability


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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Low carbon bucks: Conservatives pitch consumer carbon pricing through savings account

Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:18 AM MDT

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is pitching a loyalty-card style of carbon pricing where consumers would see what they pay on…

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Zero-carbon goal pushes Japan to bet on century-old technology

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:57 AM MDT

Some of the biggest industrial companies in Japan are working on a project that could trigger a wave of investment…

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Shell asks investors to vote against activist climate resolution

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:49 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s board has urged shareholders to reject a climate resolution filed by Dutch activist investor Follow This…

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U.S. startup plans to build first zero-emission gas power plants

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:43 AM MDT

A new kind of power plant that doesn’t add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere is being built in the U.S.,…

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Federal government unveils $1.5 billion plan to boost green building

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna has announced a $1.5-billion program designed to spur green building through retrofits, upgrades and new construction…

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Canadian emissions to make up outsized portion of what climate can bear: study

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:19 AM MDT

Greenhouse gas emissions from Canada’s oil and gas industry will make up an outsized share of the remaining carbon the…

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Five things about Canada's proposed small modular nuclear reactors

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:15 AM MDT

Alberta's Jason Kenney became the fourth Canadian premier to sign an agreement supporting the development of small modular nuclear reactors…

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Cows join carbon market in quest to curb planet-warming burps

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6:26 AM MDT

A European startup has started selling carbon credits for cattle raised on a feed supplement that reduces the amount of…

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Four provinces to sign memorandum of understanding to explore small nuclear reactors

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6:22 AM MDT

Alberta is to join three other provinces to explore the feasibility of small modular nuclear reactors as a clean energy…

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