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January 24, 2020

Sustainable building products manufacturer setting up in Squamish

The firm aims to significantly reduce the construction sector’s impact on the environment
January 24, 2020

Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

Fuel economy standards would increase 1.5% per year from 2021 through 2026 under the new proposal
January 23, 2020

Is climate action a $26T opportunity? Number needs some scrutiny

It's difficult to assess what Canada's share is because a model is needed to figure it out

January 22, 2020

Manitoba premier says grain drying would be exempt from a Manitoba carbon tax

Farmers in much of the West have faced steep bills as they use natural gas and propane to dry their grain after a soggy harvest
January 22, 2020

Starbucks aims to become resource positive company, but lacks target date

The coffee chain says it will work towards storing more carbon than it emits, eliminating waste and providing more clean freshwater than it uses
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TechnologyMore Technology

Microsoft: ‘carbon negative’ by 2030 even for supply chain

The tech firm is currently responsible for about 16 million tonnes of emissions per year, including data centres making of electronics components for its devices

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

RegulationMore Regulation

Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

Fuel economy standards would increase 1.5% per year from 2021 through 2026 under the new proposal

Volkswagen ordered to pay $196.5M in emissions scandal

The Crown and Volkswagen jointly suggested the penalty, which falls short of the maximum $265 million the company could have been forced to pay

Manitoba premier says grain drying would be exempt from a Manitoba carbon tax

Farmers in much of the West have faced steep bills as they use natural gas and propane to dry their grain after a soggy harvest

Volkswagen pleads guilty to all Canadian charges in emissions cheating scandal [UPDATED]

The federal government charged the auto giant with 58 infractions under the Environmental Protection Act

FinancingMore Financing

Governments invest in green public transit in Guelph

The projects involve replacing diesel buses with electrics and a new bus storage facility equipped with charging stations

Climate is changing. Investing needs to, too, says BlackRock

BlackRock will cut out investments in some coal producers from some of its portfolios

Too late for a carbon tax, says former Ontario Liberal environment minister

Glen Murray said the focus must shift to overhauling transportation systems and buildings

Hiking carbon tax to $210 cheapest way to hit Canada’s climate targets: commission

A report concludes carbon pricing can reduce emissions with the lowest cost to consumers while permitting the most economic growth

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

Fuel economy standards would increase 1.5% per year from 2021 through 2026 under the new proposal

Is climate action a $26T opportunity? Number needs some scrutiny

It's difficult to assess what Canada's share is because a model is needed to figure it out

Manitoba premier says grain drying would be exempt from a Manitoba carbon tax

Farmers in much of the West have faced steep bills as they use natural gas and propane to dry their grain after a soggy harvest

Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather

Technologies to confront increasingly frequent wildfires and the extreme climates spurring these disasters on have been slow to adopt, but innovation is taking place

SustainabilityMore Sustainability

Sustainable building products manufacturer setting up in Squamish

The firm aims to significantly reduce the construction sector’s impact on the environment

Microsoft: ‘carbon negative’ by 2030 even for supply chain

The tech firm is currently responsible for about 16 million tonnes of emissions per year, including data centres making of electronics components for its devices

Teck Resources to pay $2M for SunMine solar project in B.C.

The amount matches the City of Kimberly's debt associated with the ownership and operation of the facility on reclaimed Teck Sullivan Mine

Experts say climate change is driving up the risk of wildfires in Canada

"Climate change's fingerprints are all over these Australian fires'' and play the same role in raising the risk in Canada.

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