Climate Change

Energy, Alternative energy, Fossil fuel markets, green energy, Climate change

21st century cage match: cleantech bulls vs. climate bears

Techno-optimists believe innovation can push through any limit — when one thing gets scarce, we’ll replace it with something else. Eco-pessimists point to the unforgiving math of a growing economy (...
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Beyond governments: saving ourselves from climate change

In part two of his "Road To Paris" series leading up to the Paris 2015 climate summit, Barry Saxifrage tracks the amazing surge in climate leadership— from the Pope's call for global action to even...

On Earth Day, At Everglades, Obama to warn of growing damage from climate change

WASHINGTON — With swampy wetlands and alligators as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will use a visit to Florida's Everglades to warn of the damage that climate change is already inflicting on...
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Wynne urges Harper to act on climate at Quebec premier's summit

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said Canada needs to take "more responsibility" to tackle climate change, and that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has to "take a position" on the issue. Wynne said...

"We've reached our boiling point": 25,000 take to the streets in Act on Climate March (VIDEO)

Around 25,000 people marched in Quebec City , where premiers from across Canada have gathered to discuss strategies to tackle climate change (B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Jim...
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"Pollution cannot be free anymore": businesses and unions discuss carbon tax in Quebec

Following the Act on Climate march in Quebec city this Saturday, union organizers, environmentalists and entrepreneurs discuss ways they can come together to create a greener economy in the province.

Wynne announces cap-and-trade plan to help battle climate change

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario will take "an enormous step" to adopt a so−called cap−and−trade plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions and help battle climate...

Act on Climate March draws 25,000 to Quebec streets

Over 25,000 people are marching in Quebec City right now to call upon Canadian premiers to act on climate change, in advance of the climate talks on April 14.  "That means no new tar...

Royal Dutch Shell bids billions for major player in LNG Canada

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British gas producer BG Group for the equivalent of US$69.7 billion in cash and stock, a move that could strengthen Shell's position in...
Economists urge carbon pricing to fight climate change

Forget federal leadership, blue-chip panel urges provinces to price carbon now

OTTAWA — The least costly, most efficient and effective way to reduce Canadian greenhouse gas emissions is by putting a price on carbon — and the provinces are best situated to make the move, says a...