Carbon & Sustainability


Shell fights charge that its climate stance harms human rights

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:56 AM MST

Royal Dutch Shell plc is in court in The Hague for the final hearing in a landmark case that could…

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B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:31 AM MST

The British Columbia government is setting a new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 after determining it is further from…

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Federal long-term plan to increase hydrogen use focuses on regional hubs

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:14 AM MST

The federal government has introduced a plan to greatly increase the use of hydrogen as a low-carbon fuel to help…

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BP acquires majority stake in U.S. forest carbon-offsets company

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 7:17 AM MST

BP plc acquired a majority stake in forest carbon-management company Finite Carbon, expanding on an initial investment made last year.…

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Exxon sets new emissions goals following investor criticism

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 7:13 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corporation entered 2020 with a multiyear growth plan projected to significantly increase its greenhouse-gas emissions. Then came COVID-19…

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China’s Xi takes small step to boost emission reduction goals

Monday, December 14, 2020, 6:25 AM MST

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced incremental increases to the world’s biggest emitter’s climate goals at a global summit where he…

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‘It can no longer be free to pollute:' Updated climate plan includes carbon tax hikes

Monday, December 14, 2020, 6:08 AM MST

The federal government has released a $15-billion plan to meet its climate change commitments that includes steady increases to its…

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Amazon to buy clean power from giant German offshore wind farm

Friday, December 11, 2020, 6:42 AM MST

Amazon.com Inc. will buy power for 10 years from a giant wind farm planned off the coast of Germany, a…

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EU leaders agree to reduce emissions after all night talks

Friday, December 11, 2020, 6:30 AM MST

European Union leaders reached a hard-fought deal Friday to cut the bloc's net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 per cent…

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Tipping point? Experts say the Paris agreement changed the climate on climate

Friday, December 11, 2020, 6:21 AM MST

Five years after it was passed, the Paris agreement may finally be changing the climate on climate change. “I've always…

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There’s a plan to bury Asia’s carbon emissions under the sea

Monday, December 7, 2020, 7:25 AM MST

Australian and Japanese companies are studying plans to capture carbon dioxide from industrial emitters in Asia and store it under…

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Small modular reactors challenge natural gas

Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:51 AM MST

The first operators of miniature nuclear reactors described their job as “tickling the tail of a sleeping dragon” because of…

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