Carbon & Sustainability

Clean energy producers are eyeing old coal plants — for the wiring

Friday, July 23, 2021, 7 AM MDT

As demand for clean energy surges, would-be developers are struggling to find enough transmission lines to carry power to the…

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Kerry weighs tax on polluter nations as he scolds China on coal

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 6:32 AM MDT

The Biden administration hasn’t decided whether to impose a tariff on carbon-intensive imports from China and other countries as a…

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At least 70% of vehicle sales must be ZEVs to achieve Ottawa's emissions plan: report

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 6:20 AM MDT

The C.D. Howe Institute says 70 to 75 per cent of Canadian passenger auto sales will have to be zero-emission…

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Emissions could hit new record by 2023 without more green spending

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 6:24 AM MDT

Less than 15 per cent of the $2.4 trillion in government spending to support the post-pandemic economic recovery has gone…

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Net zero is hard work, so companies are going ‘carbon neutral’

Monday, July 19, 2021, 6:56 AM MDT

Companies are buying carbon offsets like never before. They’re also facing unprecedented scrutiny over whether helping to fund green projects elsewhere…

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TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

Monday, July 19, 2021, 6:45 AM MDT

TransAlta Corp. has taken another step in its goal of becoming carbon neutral by converting the second of three planned…

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Chevron’s carbon capture struggle shows Big Oil’s climate hurdle

Monday, July 19, 2021, 6:19 AM MDT

The world’s biggest project to capture and store carbon dioxide isn’t working like it should, highlighting the challenges oil companies…

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Shell, British Columbia, Ottawa team up on clean energy centre

Monday, July 19, 2021, 5:56 AM MDT

British Columbia, Ottawa and Shell Canada are joining together to open a centre that will invest in low-carbon technologies. Premier…

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Greenland suspends oil exploration because of climate change

Friday, July 16, 2021, 5:27 AM MDT

The left-leaning government of Greenland has decided to suspend all oil exploration off the world's largest island, calling it is “a natural…

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Climate activists hail budget spending on clean energy

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 6:40 AM MDT

Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments'' in…

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Shell sees opportunity as carbon capture market evolves

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 6:48 AM MDT

Capturing greenhouse gas emissions and burying them underground is one way the world is hoping to slow global warming. It…

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Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 6:03 AM MDT

Shell Canada Ltd. has proposed a plan to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage project at its Scotford Complex…

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