Carbon & Sustainability


‘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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Exxon holds back on technology that could slow climate change

Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:26 AM MST

Elk and pronghorn antelope migrate each fall through southern Wyoming, where the sparsely vegetated landscape slowly gives way to the…

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Alberta set to retire coal power by 2023, ahead of 2030 provincial deadline

Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:18 AM MST

Alberta is set to meet its goal to eliminate coal-fired electricity production years earlier than its 2030 target, thanks to…

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Alberta offers Rocky Mountain coal leases after rescinding protection policy

Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:13 AM MST

Alberta is offering more of its Rocky Mountain landscapes to coal mining after rescinding a decades-old policy that protected them.…

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Shell CEO hopeful Biden will speed up climate change fight

Friday, December 4, 2020, 6:41 AM MST

The change in the U.S. presidency will bring the collaboration and set of progressive policies needed to tackle the energy…

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Hydrogen's future remains murky despite home heating projects in Alberta and Ontario

Friday, December 4, 2020, 6:23 AM MST

It seems like a no-brainer to use clean-burning hydrogen to offset the environmental negatives of natural gas for warming homes,…

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Petrobras CEO calls net zero a fad, echoing Exxon’s focus on oil

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6:53 AM MST

Petrobras is pledging a 25 per cent cut in carbon emissions by 2030, but that hasn’t stopped chief executive officer…

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