Environment


New emission cutting goals called 'aggressive,' 'ambitious' and 'illogical'

Friday, April 23, 2021, 6:09 AM MDT

New greenhouse gas emission cutting targets are being described as “extremely aggressive,” “ambitious'' and “illogical'' by members of the Canadian…

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Trudeau to unveil Canada's new 2030 emissions target as groups push it to be higher

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 6:31 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce today what Canada's new targets will be for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by the…

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Federal government looks beyond near term with climate stimulus

Monday, April 19, 2021, 5:25 PM MDT

Justin Trudeau’s government is proposing a raft of funding for Canadian companies — including money for infrastructure and tax incentives…

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U.S., China say they will co-operate to tackle climate change

Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:16 AM MDT

The U.S. and China are committed to co-operating to tackle climate change, they said in a joint statement after meetings…

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Winners of $20M contest make concrete to trap carbon dioxide

Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:05 AM MDT

Organizers of a $20 million contest to develop products from greenhouse gas that flows from power plants announced two winners…

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Biden pressed on emissions goal as climate summit nears

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

When U.S. President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday, he faces a vexing task: how to put…

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White House considers methane-busting vow before climate summit

Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:46 AM MDT

The Biden administration is considering singling out methane for significant reductions as part of a pledge to cut greenhouse gases…

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Low carbon bucks: Conservatives pitch consumer carbon pricing through savings account

Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:18 AM MDT

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is pitching a loyalty-card style of carbon pricing where consumers would see what they pay on…

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'Wrong signal:' Federal ministers protest Saskatchewan's electric vehicle tax

Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:13 AM MDT

Two federal ministers have written Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe to protest his plan to bring in a tax on electric…

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Shell asks investors to vote against activist climate resolution

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:49 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s board has urged shareholders to reject a climate resolution filed by Dutch activist investor Follow This…

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Federal government unveils $1.5 billion plan to boost green building

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna has announced a $1.5-billion program designed to spur green building through retrofits, upgrades and new construction…

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Groups take aim at New Mexico drilling plan amid U.S. review

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 6:25 AM MDT

Environmentalists and Native American activists on Wednesday renewed their demands for more meaningful talks with Indigenous leaders and other communities…

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