Environment


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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The numbers behind Exxon’s support for a carbon tax

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corporation is no longer the most valuable energy company in the U.S. That distinction now goes to NextEra…

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Plastics industry says its products are not 'toxic', urges govt to rethink label

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 7:06 AM MDT

The federal government's plan to ban some single-use plastic products by labelling them “toxic” to the environment is defamatory and…

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Exxon’s plan for surging carbon emissions revealed in leaked documents

Monday, October 5, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corp. has been planning to increase annual carbon-dioxide emissions by as much as the output of the entire…

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Industrial cleantech critical to Canada’s energy future

Monday, October 5, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

CALGARY – Canada's burgeoning cleantech sector needs to recognize and enrich companies whose innovations are "cleaning and greening" existing fossil…

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Alberta announces carbon levy funded programs to reduce oilpatch methane emissions

Monday, September 28, 2020, 6:11 AM MDT

Alberta has announced where it will spend part of the money it recently earmarked to reduce methane emissions from the…

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Alberta premier says throne speech spectacularly missed the mark

Friday, September 25, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the federal government's throne speech spectacularly missed the mark for the province. He said there…

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U.S. gas companies are abandoning their wells, leaving them to leak methane forever

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 7:25 AM MDT

The story of gas well No. 095-20708 begins on Nov. 10, 1984, when a drill bit broke the Earth’s surface 4…

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An oil giant’s case for peak demand, even without climate heroics

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

One of the biggest international oil companies has concluded that oil consumption will peak this decade. That’s the main takeaway…

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Japan ship operator to pay $9 million over Mauritius oil spill

Friday, September 11, 2020, 7:26 AM MDT

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

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Why we still can’t stop oil spills from damaging the environment

Friday, September 11, 2020, 6:46 AM MDT

It has been more than half a century since the world looked on in horror as the Torrey Canyon spilled…

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