Carbon & Sustainability


Biden says Ida, wildfires show 'climate crisis' has struck

Friday, September 3, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

President Joe Biden on Thursday pledged robust federal help for the Northeastern and Gulf states battered by Hurricane Ida and…

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Carbon offsets are next big bet for $3.2 billion Tribeca fund

Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 6:53 AM MDT

One hedge fund in Asia is betting big on the growing interest in carbon offsets to protect forests, as industries…

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U.S. envoy Kerry due to talk on climate with Chinese officials

Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 6:21 AM MDT

Chinese and U.S. officials plan to talk this week about reducing pollution by the world’s two largest economies – an…

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Record 2020 wind installations represented 42% of new power

Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 6:55 AM MDT

The U.S. installed a record amount of wind-generating capacity last year, adding nearly 17,000 megawatts of power on land, according…

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No reason to fear Quebec's interests in N.L. hydroelectric potential, says Furey

Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 6:11 AM MDT

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey tried to calm anxieties on Monday about Quebec's potential interests in his province’s hydroelectric…

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Dutch ad watchdog tells Shell to pull ‘carbon neutral’ campaign

Monday, August 30, 2021, 6:23 AM MDT

The Netherlands’ advertising watchdog ruled that a Royal Dutch Shell plc advertising campaign that said customers can offset the carbon…

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Top CEOs urge diversification as Alberta grapples to find its place in changing world

Monday, August 30, 2021, 6:02 AM MDT

Susannah Pierce’s children aren't interested in following in her footsteps. The president of Shell Canada Ltd., one of Canada's largest…

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Gas producer’s net zero pledge challenged in court by activist

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 6:35 AM MDT

Australian oil and gas producer Santos Ltd. will be challenged in court on its claim to have a “clear and credible”…

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Imperial to produce renewable diesel at Strathcona refinery using locally grown crops

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 2:37 PM MDT

Imperial Oil Limited is planning to build a renewable diesel complex at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton, using locally grown…

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BP, PetroChina spin out Iraq’s Rumaila field into new company

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:26 AM MDT

BP plc and PetroChina Co. formed a joint venture to manage the giant Rumaila field in Iraq, an operating structure…

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State oil companies take their first ungainly steps toward climate neutrality

Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 6:08 AM MDT

Petroleos Mexicanos left investors with more questions than answers after it announced in late July that it would be disclosing…

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Insurance industry seeks to limit fossil fuel exposure amid growing climate threat

Monday, August 23, 2021, 6:47 AM MDT

With global climate change threatening to wreak havoc on their industry, insurance companies are increasingly looking to limit their exposure…

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