Environment


Pipeline spills about 400,000 litres, some enters North Saskatchewan River

Monday, January 4, 2021, 6:26 AM MST

Contaminated water that leaked from an oilfield pipeline on Christmas Day has entered the North Saskatchewan River but has had…

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BP shareholder files climate resolution with oil major’s input

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 7:20 AM MST

Dutch activist investor Follow This filed a climate resolution for BP plc’s annual general meeting, having received support from the oil…

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Norway top court rejects climate groups’ Arctic oil appeal

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 6:29 AM MST

Norway’s top court dismissed an attempt by climate activists to halt Arctic oil exploration by Western Europe’s biggest petroleum-producing nation.…

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Japan operator says human error caused Mauritius oil spill

Friday, December 18, 2020, 7:04 AM MST

The Japanese operator of a bulk carrier that struck a coral reef and caused an extensive oil spill off the…

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Biden unveils team ‘ready on day one’ to fight climate change

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

President-elect Joe Biden has selected former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, North Carolina environmental regulator Michael Regan and Representative Deb Haaland…

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Exxon calls Massachusetts fraud suit punishment for opinion

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. told a judge that a fraud lawsuit filed by Massachusetts last year amounts to illegal punishment for…

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Shell fights charge that its climate stance harms human rights

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:56 AM MST

Royal Dutch Shell plc is in court in The Hague for the final hearing in a landmark case that could…

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Underground oil leak leads to spill on Kenai Peninsula

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

Crews are cleaning up an oil spill of nearly 8,000 gallons (31,200 litres) at a Hilcorp facility on Alaska’s Kenai…

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B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:31 AM MST

The British Columbia government is setting a new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 after determining it is further from…

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Clean up continues on active oil slick off Vancouver Island, wildlife affected

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:25 AM MST

The Canadian Coast Guard and First Nations continue to contain the active oil slick caused by the historic Bligh Island shipwreck…

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Federal long-term plan to increase hydrogen use focuses on regional hubs

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:14 AM MST

The federal government has introduced a plan to greatly increase the use of hydrogen as a low-carbon fuel to help…

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BP acquires majority stake in U.S. forest carbon-offsets company

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 7:17 AM MST

BP plc acquired a majority stake in forest carbon-management company Finite Carbon, expanding on an initial investment made last year.…

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