Carbon & Sustainability


Proposed emissions cap on oil and gas sector 'overly ambitious': CNRL

Thursday, August 4, 2022, 2:05 PM MDT

The head of Canada's largest oil-and-gas producing company criticized the federal government's proposed emissions cap for the energy sector Thursday,…

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Ottawa earmarks funds for N.S. green energy, but ponders fossil fuel supports too

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 11:54 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising green energy funds for Nova Scotia, while also saying the idea of upgraded facilities…

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Biden cites climate threat, stops short of declaring emergency

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:53 AM MDT

President Joe Biden called climate change an “existential threat” and unveiled new policies to fight its effects –including opening additional…

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Global oil map seen shifting as industry embraces renewables

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:42 AM MDT

The world’s oil map is being redrawn as the industry becomes increasingly intertwined with renewables, according to consultancy Wood Mackenzie…

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EDC targets reduced portfolio emissions from oil and gas, aerospace

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 1:37 PM MDT

Export Development Canada (EDC) has laid out emission reduction targets for its lending portfolios in the oil and gas and…

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Canada lays out options for oil and gas industry emissions cap

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:46 AM MDT

The Canadian government released potential designs for an emissions cap on the oil and gas industry, the next step in…

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Feds propose to cap oil, gas emissions using industry specific carbon pricing system

Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:23 AM MDT

The federal government is proposing to use an industry-specific cap-and-trade system or a modified carbon pricing system to set a…

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Canada’s oilsands look into use of nuclear power as 'net zero changes everything'

Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:14 AM MDT

The pressing global need to slash emissions in the face of a growing climate crisis is driving renewed interest in…

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Irving Oil invests in hydrogen to lower emissions, offer clean energy to customers

Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 1:39 PM MDT

Irving Oil is expanding hydrogen capacity at its Saint John, N.B., refinery in a bid to lower carbon emissions and…

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Kenney wants federal climate plan on agenda at premiers' meeting in B.C.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 6:35 AM MDT

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he'll be raising the alarm over the federal government's emissions reduction plan when he meets…

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U.S. crosses the electric-car tipping point for mass adoption

Monday, July 11, 2022, 7:10 AM MDT

Many people of a certain age can recall the first time they held a smartphone. The devices were weird and expensive and novel…

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New clean fuel regulations to raise gas prices, affect low income Canadians the most

Thursday, June 30, 2022, 6:10 AM MDT

New federal regulations to force down the greenhouse gas emissions from gasoline and diesel will cost Canadians up to 13…

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