Environment


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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The fossil fuel industry is talking about ESG like never before

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6:24 AM MDT

The U.S. fossil fuels industry is still churning out emissions, but it’s talking more than ever about what to do…

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How an offshore oil rig becomes an artificial reef

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 7:08 AM MDT

Fifty miles southeast of Grand Isle, La., sits the Lena, which used to be an oil rig owned by ExxonMobil.…

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Total ties customers’ emissions reductions to executive bonuses

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 6:53 AM MDT

Total SE will partly tie executive bonuses to the company’s success in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of its customers,…

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French oil giant backs startup recycling CO₂ into animal food

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 7:08 AM MDT

U.K. startup Deep Branch secured funds from backers including French oil giant Total SE for its plan to turn carbon…

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Chevron ‘greenwashing’ targeted in complaint filed with FTC

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 6:59 AM MDT

Chevron Corp. is misleading consumers about its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, environmental groups said in what they described…

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Russia’s biggest LNG producer joins race to make fuel greener

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 6:48 AM MST

Russia’s biggest liquefied natural gas producer joined the race to make sales of the fastest growing fossil fuel as clean…

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Canada on track to build national carbon trading marketplace

Monday, March 8, 2021, 6:34 AM MST

Canada is a step closer to building a nationwide marketplace to trade carbon credits as part of the Trudeau government’s…

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AER suspends licences of oil and gas producer that owes $67M

Sunday, March 7, 2021, 8:53 PM MST

The Alberta Energy Regulator says it is suspending licences for thousands of wells and pipelines after an oil and gas…

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Alberta utility TransAlta vows to be carbon neutral by 2050 as it notes $167M loss

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 6:09 AM MST

Power generator TransAlta Corp. says it has set a goal to be carbon neutral by 2050 and to cut greenhouse…

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