Environment


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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Cows join carbon market in quest to curb planet-warming burps

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6:26 AM MDT

A European startup has started selling carbon credits for cattle raised on a feed supplement that reduces the amount of…

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Four provinces to sign memorandum of understanding to explore small nuclear reactors

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6:22 AM MDT

Alberta is to join three other provinces to explore the feasibility of small modular nuclear reactors as a clean energy…

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Failed fitting caused spill at Trans Mountain site in B.C.: TSB

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 7:41 PM MDT

A Transportation Safety Board report says the failure of a fitting on a section of narrow tubing at a Trans…

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Canada's greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report

Monday, April 12, 2021, 7:05 PM MDT

Despite a report showing Canada's greenhouse gas emissions rose in 2019, the federal environment minister says the country is right where it…

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Hilcorp ordered to replace aging Alaska pipeline after leak

Monday, April 12, 2021, 6:31 AM MDT

Federal regulators have ordered Hilcorp Alaska to replace a 11-kilometre undersea pipeline after a helicopter pilot spotted a natural gas leak bubbling…

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Cause of gas leak from Hilcorp fuel line being investigated

Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 7:20 AM MDT

The cause of a natural gas leak from a line that provides fuel for two Hilcorp Alaska offshore production platforms in Cook…

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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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