Ontario is about to up the ante when it comes to climate change and energy policy by embarking on a $7-billion dollar plan to completely transform how people use energy.
Concentrations of two of the air pollutants of greatest concern have generally decreased across Canada since 2000.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has called for pipelines to carry Alberta oil to ports in the Atlantic and Pacific.
Since taking office, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has been very aggressive on the climate file. Attempting to remedy what she portrayed as a history of environmental negligence by her predecessors , the premier swiftly increased and expanded Alberta’s carbon tax, placed a hard cap on carbon dioxide emissions, set stiff targets for reducing methane emissions, declared an accelerated phase-out of coal power generation, and promised to replace much of that power with costlier wind or solar power generation.
New climate tests are unnecessary since the effects of pipelines and LNG terminals on climate change are negligible at worst and positive at best.
Researchers have found that the cost of improving household efficiency is more than twice the value of the energy savings.
UBC's board of governors has voted against selling off its $85 million stake in fossil-fuel businesses.
The LNG industry in B.C. has the potential to supply up to 20 per cent of the Asia-Pacific LNG market by 2020.
Pipelines are safer than rail and trucks when it comes to transporting oil.
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