Environment


Bitter cold brings chaos as global energy systems show strain

Friday, January 15, 2021, 7:13 AM MST

Freezing weather that’s sweeping the northern hemisphere is causing chaos in energy markets and damaging infrastructure with households from Japan…

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Are too many companies are banking on carbon capture to reach net zero?

Friday, January 15, 2021, 6:48 AM MST

As governments and companies jostle to show how committed they are to fighting global warming, plans to take carbon dioxide out…

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Environmental group concerned about native grasslands in southern Alberta

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 7:23 AM MST

An environmental group says it is opposed to the proposed sale of oil and natural gas rights in the Milk…

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Imperial Oil vows disclosure after parent Exxon shares new pollution data

Monday, January 11, 2021, 6:08 AM MST

Imperial Oil says it will update its carbon pollution disclosure “in the coming months,” after parent company Exxon Mobil pulled back…

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Biden’s climate goals get greener path as Democrats take Senate

Friday, January 8, 2021, 7:24 AM MST

The slim edge Democrats won in the Senate renews hopes for limited legislation to combat climate change, such as measures…

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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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