Carbon & Sustainability


Enbridge joins Shell, BP with 2050 emissions goal

Friday, November 6, 2020, 6:57 AM MST

Enbridge Inc. became the largest company in the North American oil industry to set a goal of eliminating all net…

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Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as power company switches to natural gas

Friday, November 6, 2020, 6:22 AM MST

Alberta power producer TransAlta Corp. says it will end operations at its Highvale thermal coal mine west of Edmonton by…

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Germany examines ammonia to deliver green fuel for industry

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

Germany is looking at using ammonia and methanol as ways to deliver hydrogen as a clean-burning fuel for industry, part…

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Baker Hughes dips into carbon capture as climate pressures grow

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:14 AM MST

Baker Hughes, one of the world’s biggest oilfield servicers, bought technology that enables companies to capture carbon emissions with a…

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TransAlta announces plan to stop mining coal at Highvale, stop using coal in Canada

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 7:04 AM MST

TransAlta Corp. says it will end mining operations at its Highvale coal mine by the end of 2021 and will…

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U.S. exits Paris climate pact with election outcome uncertain

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6:54 AM MST

The U.S. has officially become the first nation to quit the Paris climate agreement, even as the outcome of the…

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‘Hydrogen wars’ pit Europe versus China for $700 billion business

Monday, November 2, 2020, 6:11 AM MST

Niels-Arne Baden has a problem: the factory he’s building for Green Hydrogen Systems is too small. Plans for the Denmark…

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Federal government unveils rules for $750 million emissions reduction fund

Friday, October 30, 2020, 6:29 AM MDT

Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay…

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Judge rejects youths' lawsuit that asks Canada to develop climate recovery plan

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

A Federal Court judge has rejected claims by 15 young people asking that Ottawa be compelled to develop a climate…

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With big oil declining, carbon removal could take its place

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

Transitioning away from fossil fuels won’t be enough to slow climate change. The world has delayed the task of cutting…

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Gas shippers seek profit from delivering ‘carbon-neutral’ fuel

Monday, October 26, 2020, 7:09 AM MDT

Seeking to blunt concerns about the damage natural gas does to the environment, some of the world’s largest shippers of…

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Electric-car mania turns Asian battery makers into power brokers

Friday, October 23, 2020, 7:04 AM MDT

Automakers are investing billions of dollars to bring new electric vehicles to consumers in the U.S. and other global markets,…

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