Environment


RCMP surveillance, searches breached anti fracking protesters' rights, watchdog says

Friday, November 13, 2020, 6:09 AM MST

The RCMP watchdog has uncovered shortcomings with the national force's crowd-control measures, physical searches and collection of social media information…

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Carney calls net-zero greenhouse ambition ‘greatest commercial opportunity’

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 7:03 AM MST

Mark Carney is calling on banks, insurers and fund managers to play their part in “re-engineering” the global economy towards…

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Australia becomes climate change ‘outlier’ after Biden victory

Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

As the leader of one of the few developed nations yet to commit to net-zero emissions, Australian Prime Minister Scott…

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Ottawa welcomes president elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight

Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

Federal cabinet ministers are welcoming Joe Biden's election as the next U.S. president as an opportunity to advance the fight…

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What the U.S. election means for global climate action

Monday, November 2, 2020, 6:45 AM MST

In June 2017, when President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, many…

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Husky pipeline spills 900,000 litres of produced water in northwestern Alberta

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:19 AM MDT

Husky Energy is cleaning up after one of its pipelines in northwestern Alberta spilled 900,000 litres of produced water, a…

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Judge rejects youths' lawsuit that asks Canada to develop climate recovery plan

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

A Federal Court judge has rejected claims by 15 young people asking that Ottawa be compelled to develop a climate…

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Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow…

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Satellites put the world’s biggest methane emitters on the map

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6:59 AM MDT

Orange and yellow pixels flash over American drilling heartlands around the Gulf Coast, New Mexico, and Pennsylvania. Dark red stretches…

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Colorado climate group appeals to Canadians over CPP owned energy firm

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6:07 AM MDT

A U.S. environmental group is making a direct appeal to Canadians for help in persuading the Canada Pension Plan to…

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Absent any new policy, carbon tax must rise to meet Paris emission targets, PBO says

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:59 AM MDT

The cost to consumers of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's keystone environmental policy will have to rise if the country is…

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Oil site leaked gases uncontrollably for months, group says

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:31 AM MDT

An oil well site in the Permian Basin owned by a bankrupt shale producer has spewed polluting gases into the…

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