Carbon & Sustainability


Absent any new policy, carbon tax must rise to meet Paris emission targets, PBO says

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:59 AM MDT

The cost to consumers of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's keystone environmental policy will have to rise if the country is…

Read Article


The numbers behind Exxon’s support for a carbon tax

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corporation is no longer the most valuable energy company in the U.S. That distinction now goes to NextEra…

Read Article


Plastics industry says its products are not 'toxic', urges govt to rethink label

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 7:06 AM MDT

The federal government's plan to ban some single-use plastic products by labelling them “toxic” to the environment is defamatory and…

Read Article


Alberta wants to clear the way for development of 'untapped' geothermal energy

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 6:14 AM MDT

Alberta's energy minister says the province intends to clear hurdles to the development of clean geothermal energy. Sonya Savage said…

Read Article


Labrador Innu suing Hydro Quebec for $4 billion over Churchill Falls dam

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 7:08 AM MDT

The Innu Nation of Labrador has filed a lawsuit against Hydro-Quebec seeking $4 billion in compensation for the ecological and…

Read Article


Europe’s fossil fuel firms not doing enough on emissions, funds say

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

None of Europe’s largest oil, gas and coal companies are on track to limit global warming to within 2 degrees…

Read Article


Total adds new floating wind project to growing green portfolio

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:26 AM MDT

Total SE took a stake in a French floating wind farm project, its third investment in the nascent industry this…

Read Article


Spain sets a $10.5 billion goal for green hydrogen

Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 6:31 AM MDT

Spain is stepping up its efforts to enter the race to build a hydrogen industry, putting it on par with…

Read Article


Exxon’s plan for surging carbon emissions revealed in leaked documents

Monday, October 5, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corp. has been planning to increase annual carbon-dioxide emissions by as much as the output of the entire…

Read Article


Chile mulls financial aid for green hydrogen projects

Monday, October 5, 2020, 6:36 AM MDT

Chile’s government is considering ways to boost the attractiveness of green-hydrogen projects as the biggest copper-producing nation strives to become…

Read Article


Carbon price needs to triple to spur green EU hydrogen growth

Friday, October 2, 2020, 6:50 AM MDT

The cost of polluting in the European Union will need to triple to encourage emitters to use hydrogen instead of…

Read Article


Cambridge University makes $4.5 billion fossil-fuel divestment promise

Thursday, October 1, 2020, 7:25 AM MDT

After five years of sustained pressure that saw students protest and graffiti on ancient buildings, Cambridge University has committed to…

Read Article