Environment


Wilkinson, First Nations concerned by sale of energy leases in Alaska wildlife refuge

Thursday, January 7, 2021, 6:22 AM MST

Federal politicians and northern First Nations are expressing concern over today's sale of energy leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.…

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Exxon discloses full scope of fuel emissions for first time

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 7:14 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. disclosed emissions data on customers’ use of its fuels and other products for the first time after…

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Will COVID stimulus be the breakthrough carbon capture has been waiting for?

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 7:04 AM MST

When the U.S. Congress passed its omnibus spending and COVID relief bill last month, plenty of people noted that it…

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Judge allows Trump auction of Arctic refuge drilling rights

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 6:18 AM MST

The Trump administration’s sale of oil drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will go forward Wednesday, after a federal…

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Pipeline spills about 400,000 litres, some enters North Saskatchewan River

Monday, January 4, 2021, 6:26 AM MST

Contaminated water that leaked from an oilfield pipeline on Christmas Day has entered the North Saskatchewan River but has had…

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BP shareholder files climate resolution with oil major’s input

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 7:20 AM MST

Dutch activist investor Follow This filed a climate resolution for BP plc’s annual general meeting, having received support from the oil…

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Norway top court rejects climate groups’ Arctic oil appeal

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 6:29 AM MST

Norway’s top court dismissed an attempt by climate activists to halt Arctic oil exploration by Western Europe’s biggest petroleum-producing nation.…

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Japan operator says human error caused Mauritius oil spill

Friday, December 18, 2020, 7:04 AM MST

The Japanese operator of a bulk carrier that struck a coral reef and caused an extensive oil spill off the…

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Biden unveils team ‘ready on day one’ to fight climate change

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

President-elect Joe Biden has selected former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, North Carolina environmental regulator Michael Regan and Representative Deb Haaland…

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Exxon calls Massachusetts fraud suit punishment for opinion

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. told a judge that a fraud lawsuit filed by Massachusetts last year amounts to illegal punishment for…

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Shell fights charge that its climate stance harms human rights

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:56 AM MST

Royal Dutch Shell plc is in court in The Hague for the final hearing in a landmark case that could…

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Underground oil leak leads to spill on Kenai Peninsula

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

Crews are cleaning up an oil spill of nearly 8,000 gallons (31,200 litres) at a Hilcorp facility on Alaska’s Kenai…

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