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June 18, 2018

Ontario will scrap cap-and-trade, challenge Ottawa’s carbon tax: Doug Ford

"I want to confirm that in Ontario the carbon tax's days are numbered," Ford said. His team estimated challenging the federal carbon tax in court would cost taxpayers $30 million over four years
June 20, 2018

B.C. judge approves Victoria’s plastic bag bylaw going into effect in July

The bylaw prohibits grocery stores from offering or selling plastic bags to shoppers in the B.C. capital and calls on businesses to charge customers 15 cents for a paper bag and $1 for a reusable bag
June 19, 2018

Looking for signs of global warming? They’re all around you

You don’t need a thermometer or a rain gauge to notice climate change, and you don’t need to be a scientist to see it

June 19, 2018

Foxconn investing in US$30M water recycling system

The Taiwan-based company says the zero liquid discharge system will virtually eliminate waste water at its planned manufacturing complex in southeast Wisconsin
June 18, 2018

Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

A total of 20 people are under suspicion in the Audi probe, which focuses on cars sold in Europe that were believed to be equipped with software designed to cheat emissions tests
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Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

The Korean tech giant said it would use more renewable energy at factories in the U.S., Europe and China. It didn't give a renewables target for its home country, where about three quarters of the energy comes from coal and nuclear power

Musk company to build Chicago to O’Hare express transport [WATCH]

The Boring Company, Elon Musk's tunnel construction firm, will build an underground transportation system that will ferry people from Chicago's downtown to its biggest airport in approximately 12 minutes

Geotab acquires FleetCarma, integrating vehicle monitoring technology

Oakville, Ont., based Geotab, a fleet management software firm, has gained a stronger foothold in the electric vehicle space. FleetCarma's technology monitors EVs and provides data on power usage

Looking to the sky: B.C. company says it is sucking carbon from air, making fuel

Carbon Engineering of Squamish, B.C., says it is capturing carbon for less than one-third the cost of other companies working on the same technology

RegulationMore Regulation

B.C. judge approves Victoria’s plastic bag bylaw going into effect in July

The bylaw prohibits grocery stores from offering or selling plastic bags to shoppers in the B.C. capital and calls on businesses to charge customers 15 cents for a paper bag and $1 for a reusable bag

Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

A total of 20 people are under suspicion in the Audi probe, which focuses on cars sold in Europe that were believed to be equipped with software designed to cheat emissions tests

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany has pushed for international unity in upholding the Paris accord and tried to carve out a leadership role on climate, but this stumbling block is sure to hurt the European nation's credibility

Ontario will scrap cap-and-trade, challenge Ottawa’s carbon tax: Doug Ford

"I want to confirm that in Ontario the carbon tax's days are numbered," Ford said. His team estimated challenging the federal carbon tax in court would cost taxpayers $30 million over four years

FinancingMore Financing

Feds contribute $32.5M to wastewater facility upgrade for Alberta First Nation

Construction is underway on a new pumping station for the Samson Cree Nation. The project is expected to be completed by winter 2020

Conservative finance critic demands Liberals take the lid off the ‘carbon tax cover-up’

Pierre Poilievre grilled Finance Minister Bill Morneau on the cost of the federal government's carbon pricing scheme during a special Q-and-A session in the House of Commons on the evening of May 22

Plant oils firm opens distillery in Saint‑Tite, Que., with $1.1M from feds and province

Grondines-based Aliksir makes essential oils, hydrolats, soaps, cosmetics and food products from material provided by Quebec forests

Ontario’s Green party releases platform, focus on energy conservation

The party is proposing a $4.2-billion program to give grants and loans to businesses and homeowners for energy conservation

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

B.C. judge approves Victoria’s plastic bag bylaw going into effect in July

The bylaw prohibits grocery stores from offering or selling plastic bags to shoppers in the B.C. capital and calls on businesses to charge customers 15 cents for a paper bag and $1 for a reusable bag

Looking for signs of global warming? They’re all around you

You don’t need a thermometer or a rain gauge to notice climate change, and you don’t need to be a scientist to see it

Foxconn investing in US$30M water recycling system

The Taiwan-based company says the zero liquid discharge system will virtually eliminate waste water at its planned manufacturing complex in southeast Wisconsin

Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

A total of 20 people are under suspicion in the Audi probe, which focuses on cars sold in Europe that were believed to be equipped with software designed to cheat emissions tests

SustainabilityMore Sustainability

B.C. judge approves Victoria’s plastic bag bylaw going into effect in July

The bylaw prohibits grocery stores from offering or selling plastic bags to shoppers in the B.C. capital and calls on businesses to charge customers 15 cents for a paper bag and $1 for a reusable bag

Looking for signs of global warming? They’re all around you

You don’t need a thermometer or a rain gauge to notice climate change, and you don’t need to be a scientist to see it

Foxconn investing in US$30M water recycling system

The Taiwan-based company says the zero liquid discharge system will virtually eliminate waste water at its planned manufacturing complex in southeast Wisconsin

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany has pushed for international unity in upholding the Paris accord and tried to carve out a leadership role on climate, but this stumbling block is sure to hurt the European nation's credibility

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