Carbon & Sustainability


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…

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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…

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Tesla aims to mine its own lithium after dropping M&A plan

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 7:11 AM MDT

Tesla Inc. secured its own lithium mining rights in Nevada after dropping a plan to buy a company there, according…

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Pandemic related delays help push up costs of Muskrat Falls project by $435 million

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 6:21 AM MDT

Delays related to software problems and to the COVID-19 pandemic are pushing up the cost of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric…

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Group of prominent people demand immediate halt to Site C over stability concerns

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 6:18 AM MDT

A former president of BC Hydro and a former federal fisheries minister are among 18 prominent Canadians urging the provincial…

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China’s top climate scientists map out path to 2060 goal

Monday, September 28, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

The most ambitious climate goal the world’s ever seen now has a road map for how to arrive at it.…

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Clean energy group warns California car ban will tax the grid

Friday, September 25, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT

One clean energy trade group in California is warning that California’s bold new goal of phasing out gas-powered cars within…

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Nikola held talks with BP on hydrogen fuel network

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 7:08 AM MDT

Nikola Corp. was in advanced talks with BP plc over a partnership to build hydrogen fuel stations shortly before a…

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Trudeau stresses green tech in Governor General's speech from the throne

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 6:40 AM MDT

The Trudeau government says it will launch a new fund to spur investments and jobs in green technology as it…

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Canada’s carbon tax conundrum continues as Supreme Court reserves judgment in cases

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 6:29 AM MDT

The Supreme Court of Canada reserved judgment on the national carbon tax Wednesday. After two days of hearings and presentations…

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Feds reluctantly approve Ontario carbon price for big industrial emitters

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:19 AM MDT

Ontario will be able to use its own carbon-pricing system for big industrial emitters after getting a green light from…

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Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:22 AM MDT

Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday after the company's founder resigned amid allegations of fraud…

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