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November 21, 2019

Trudeau turns to B.C. MP with Saskatchewan roots to helm tricky climate ministry

Jonathan Wilkinson's job is to rapidly ramp up Canada's ambition to cut emissions and transition the economy away from fossil fuels without letting the energy-based economies of Alberta and Saskatchewan collapse
November 21, 2019

Doug Ford ‘proud’ of tearing up hundreds of green energy contracts

The Ontario PCs say the final cost of the cancellations has yet to be established
November 21, 2019

Bank of Canada governor says climate change poses risks to financial systems

Stephen Poloz's comments came the same week the Bank of Canada outlined its research priorities on the potential impacts of climate change

November 21, 2019

EPA ends safety rules put in place after deadly Texas blast

The Obama era rules followed a fire at the West Fertilizer Co. plant that caused ammonium nitrate to ignite, triggering a massive explosion that ripped open a large crater
November 21, 2019

Ont. NDP asks auditor general to probe green energy contract cancellations

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said she was concerned the final cost of cancelling 750 contracts could surpass the $231 million the PC government said it has put aside
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Tesla to build factory in Germany after subsidies announced

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted the new plant “will build batteries, powertrains & vehicles, starting with Model Y"

Nuclear industry accounts for 76,000 jobs across Canada

Canada's nuclear industry is growing in size due to the refurbishment of Ontario's reactors, says Canadian Nuclear Association

Walmart, Tesla settle lawsuit over fiery solar panels

Both sides have resolved issues raised by Walmart in the case

German court opens hearings on consumer suit against VW

Proceedings are meant to establish only whether the company acted illegally. If so, customers would have to seek compensation in separate proceedings

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Lawsuit aims to kill stalled US$2B methanol refinery project

Plans for the US$2 billion refinery, shipping terminal and pipeline project in the small city of Kalama, Washington, are already stalled after a state board required further environmental review

Dow agrees to US$77M environmental settlement in Michigan

A deal between the company and government agencies calls for improvements to fish and wildlife habitats tainted by dioxins and other hazardous substances

EU hopes U.S. will rethink choice to pull out of climate pact

Despite the U.S. departure, European Commission said the bloc will continue working with U.S.-based stakeholders committed to the deal

Tillerson: Exxon tried to understand climate change effects

Former CEO and ex-U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified in a securities fraud lawsuit that says ExxonMobil Corp. deceived investors about its future profitability

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Doug Ford’s cancellation of green energy deals costs Ontario taxpayers $231M

Associate energy minister Bill Walker blamed the previous Liberal government for signing the deals while the province had an oversupply of electricity

Tesla to build factory in Germany after subsidies announced

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted the new plant “will build batteries, powertrains & vehicles, starting with Model Y"

Alberta test case: Planned sale of gas wells, pipelines raises cleanup concerns

The purchase by Pieridae Energy is part of a plan to move Alberta gas to a yet-to-be-built, $10-billion liquefied natural gas plant in Nova Scotia

Nuclear industry accounts for 76,000 jobs across Canada

Canada's nuclear industry is growing in size due to the refurbishment of Ontario's reactors, says Canadian Nuclear Association

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

Doug Ford ‘proud’ of tearing up hundreds of green energy contracts

The Ontario PCs say the final cost of the cancellations has yet to be established

Bank of Canada governor says climate change poses risks to financial systems

Stephen Poloz's comments came the same week the Bank of Canada outlined its research priorities on the potential impacts of climate change

EPA ends safety rules put in place after deadly Texas blast

The Obama era rules followed a fire at the West Fertilizer Co. plant that caused ammonium nitrate to ignite, triggering a massive explosion that ripped open a large crater

Ont. NDP asks auditor general to probe green energy contract cancellations

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said she was concerned the final cost of cancelling 750 contracts could surpass the $231 million the PC government said it has put aside

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Ontario proposes to extend water bottling moratorium by nine months

The ministry has finished its review of the science, policies and programs used to manage how water is extracted in Ontario, but wants to have the data reviewed by a third party

Concerned groups assess Nova Scotia mill’s plan to pump effluent into strait

Company officials have said that if their plan is not approved, the mill will close, putting more than 300 employees out of work

Tesla to build factory in Germany after subsidies announced

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted the new plant “will build batteries, powertrains & vehicles, starting with Model Y"

Today’s babies won’t know life without climate change, new report warns

The Lancet medical journal's 2019 countdown on health and climate change has dire warnings about the repercussions of global warming

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