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December 10, 2018

GM fights U.S. government to retain tax credit for electric cars

In response to GM's recent layoff announcement, Trump said he was "looking at cutting all GM subsidies, including for electric cars." There are calls to reform the existing US$7,500 credit, which caps out at 200,000 EVs per manufacturer
December 11, 2018

Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Stretching from the Atlantic to the Arctic and Pacific oceans, the offshore drilling test area earmarks the opening of offshore reserves to private development
December 11, 2018

Saskatchewan court allows all applicants to intervene in carbon tax case

Ottawa has given the provinces until January to come up with their own carbon price or have one imposed on them

December 10, 2018

Climate talks pause as battle over key science report looms

In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report on what would happen if average global temperatures rise by 1.5 Celsius, but oil-rich Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the U.S. refused to endorse it
December 10, 2018

Zero Motorcycles CEO advises obsessing over strategy

Zero Motorcycles Inc. is a company based in Scotts Valley, California, that designs and makes electric motorcycles and powertrains
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Startups, old line automakers aim to take bite out of Tesla

Startups and established automakers looking to enter the fully electric vehicle market will almost certainly pull buyers from the current leader, Tesla

Tesla names new board chair in settlement with regulators

Australian telecommunications executive Robyn Denholm has been named as chair. Elon Musk will remain as Tesla's chief executive

U.S. regulators subpoenaed Tesla production data, company says [UPDATED]

Tesla Inc. says in the filing that to its knowledge, no government agency in an ongoing investigation has determined that it did anything wrong

Dyson to build electric car in Singapore, aiming at China

The company best known for vacuum cleaners wants a foothold in the electric car industry

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Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Stretching from the Atlantic to the Arctic and Pacific oceans, the offshore drilling test area earmarks the opening of offshore reserves to private development

Climate talks pause as battle over key science report looms

In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report on what would happen if average global temperatures rise by 1.5 Celsius, but oil-rich Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the U.S. refused to endorse it

Splits deepen as U.N. climate talks near crunch time

A number of issues are challenging talks in Katowice, Poland. What's clear is that few countries are moving in the right direction to halt global warming

Ontario environment minister meets with federal counterpart in Toronto

The Progressive Conservative government's plan will use taxpayer dollars to help stimulate private investment in clean technologies

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GM fights U.S. government to retain tax credit for electric cars

In response to GM's recent layoff announcement, Trump said he was "looking at cutting all GM subsidies, including for electric cars." There are calls to reform the existing US$7,500 credit, which caps out at 200,000 EVs per manufacturer

EDC spends 12 times more for fossil fuels than cleantech, report says

Canada's export credit agency is being pushed by environmental groups to take a stronger role in promoting cleantech and to move entirely away from financing the oil and gas sector

New tax incentives for investment could increase Canada’s emissions

The good news: Manufacturing and processing companies can write off the full cost of buying new equipment and machinery. The bad news: These investments could increase greenhouse-gas emissions and create more pollution

Who Got Funding in October (Cleantech)

Fundingportal helps Canadian cleantech companies get funded

Environment and SafetyMore Environment and Safety

Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Stretching from the Atlantic to the Arctic and Pacific oceans, the offshore drilling test area earmarks the opening of offshore reserves to private development

Saskatchewan court allows all applicants to intervene in carbon tax case

Ottawa has given the provinces until January to come up with their own carbon price or have one imposed on them

Climate talks pause as battle over key science report looms

In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report on what would happen if average global temperatures rise by 1.5 Celsius, but oil-rich Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the U.S. refused to endorse it

Splits deepen as U.N. climate talks near crunch time

A number of issues are challenging talks in Katowice, Poland. What's clear is that few countries are moving in the right direction to halt global warming

SustainabilityMore Sustainability

Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Stretching from the Atlantic to the Arctic and Pacific oceans, the offshore drilling test area earmarks the opening of offshore reserves to private development

Saskatchewan court allows all applicants to intervene in carbon tax case

Ottawa has given the provinces until January to come up with their own carbon price or have one imposed on them

Ontario environment minister meets with federal counterpart in Toronto

The Progressive Conservative government's plan will use taxpayer dollars to help stimulate private investment in clean technologies

B.C. to introduce clean climate plan as carbon emitting LNG industry grows

The B.C. government's climate plan will be designed to meet legislated targets, cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030

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