Environment


Occidental CEO rejects U.S. carbon tax in break with Big Oil

Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 6:28 AM MDT

Occidental Petroleum Corp. has split from some of its larger rivals by rejecting a potential U.S. carbon tax, saying that…

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U.S. climate groups call on Kerry to shut off Wall Street funds

Thursday, April 1, 2021, 7:14 AM MDT

Climate groups are calling on John Kerry to shut off the flow of money from Wall Street to the fossil-fuel…

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Judge: U.S. didn't properly weigh oil impact on beluga whales

Thursday, April 1, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

A U.S. agency did not properly consider how tugboat noise tied to planned oil and gas drilling in Alaska could affect endangered beluga whales,…

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‘Big Storage’ is the next big technology in the climate fight

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 6:55 AM MDT

If the last 10 years of happy developments in solar power, wind turbines, batteries and electric vehicles have taught us anything,…

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How to inventory, quantify and report Scope 1 Emissions

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 6:31 AM MDT

A new course focusing on measuring, quantifying and reporting Scope 1 greenhouse gas emissions is designed to help attendees develop…

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Northern Alberta pipeline leak spills estimated 629 barrels of 'sour emulsion'

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 6:12 AM MDT

The Alberta Energy Regulator says an oil and gas company under court protection from creditors is reporting the leak of…

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New Mexico passes stricter rules to cut gas flaring

Monday, March 29, 2021, 7:03 AM MDT

New Mexico became the latest state to impose stricter rules to combat the flaring and venting of natural gas. The…

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BP board urges shareholders to vote against climate resolution

Friday, March 26, 2021, 6:52 AM MDT

BP plc’s board urged shareholders to reject a climate resolution filed by Dutch activist investor Follow This, despite pledging to work…

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Saskatchewan to bring in own carbon price on fuel following SCOC decision: premier

Friday, March 26, 2021, 6:23 AM MDT

Saskatchewan, one of the biggest foes of a federal carbon tax, plans to charge one of its own after a…

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Alberta considering its options after Supreme Court ruling on carbon tax: Kenney

Friday, March 26, 2021, 6:08 AM MDT

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he hopes the Supreme Court decision upholding Ottawa's right to levy a carbon tax on…

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COVID-19 weakened environmental rules across Canada, mostly in Alberta: study

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 6:24 AM MDT

Alberta relaxed more environmental rules in response to the COVID-19 pandemic than any other government in Canada, says a study…

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Oil industry titans vow climate collaboration with White House

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6:31 AM MDT

Chief executives of some of the largest U.S. oil companies promised to collaborate with the Biden administration in its campaign…

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