Carbon & Sustainability


​Eni to exit traditional oil refineries in next decade

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

The coronavirus pandemic will accelerate Eni SpA’s pivot away from conventional refineries to investing in greener facilities.“Instead of slowing down,…

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​This solution to runaway emissions starts with crushed rocks

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:21 AM MDT

Crushed rocks could one day draw down billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide from the air.The idea, often referred…

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​Hottest new fuel proves hard to handle

Monday, July 13, 2020, 6:28 AM MDT

The universe’s lightest and most plentiful element turns out to be a fickle fuel to manage.Hydrogen has a tendency to…

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​Federal government commits funding for N.L. electric vehicle charging network

Monday, July 13, 2020, 6 AM MDT

The federal government is giving a funding boost for a network of electric vehicle charging stations across Newfoundland and Labrador.Ottawa…

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​Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of 5 million tonnes

Monday, July 13, 2020, 5:57 AM MDT

Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture and storage project north of Edmonton has reached the milestone of five million…

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​A greener way to make hydrogen emerges in France

Thursday, July 9, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

As the European Union launches a new push to make hydrogen one of the clean fuels of the future, two…

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​Europe unveils plan to boost hydrogen market in green recovery

Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

Europe is pinning its green hopes on hydrogen in a plan that sees hundreds of billions euros in investment flowing…

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​Why the cars of our self-driving future will be electric

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 6:39 AM MDT

Cars aren’t going away any time soon. So the ultimate green move will be combining two emerging technologies: autonomous driving…

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​Why the colour of hydrogen matters for green energy

Monday, July 6, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

Europe’s ambitious hydrogen strategy will be watched closely for clues to where the multi-billion-euro program will put its money for…

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​China’s era of mega-dams is ending as solar and wind power rise

Monday, July 6, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

It’s the beginning of the end for the era of mega-dam building in China.China Three Gorges Corp. last week turned…

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​Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear

Friday, July 3, 2020, 10:35 AM MDT

German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups…

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​Hydrogen to fuel giant mining trucks in green shift by Anglo

Friday, July 3, 2020, 7 AM MDT

Anglo American plc is advancing plans to convert its fleet of giant diesel-fuelled mine trucks to hydrogen power as the…

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