Consensus has so far been elusive at the negotiations, with Ottawa set to host the next round in April. Environmental groups have accused some oil-producing countries and industry groups of stall tactics in an effort to water down the treaty before negotiations wrap up at the end of next year.
Every level of government in every jurisdiction needs to seek solutions to the climate crisis, not sabotage those that do, said BC Greens Leader Sonia Furstenau on Alberta's energy "war room" turning its sights on Nanaimo, B.C., for phasing out gas hookups.
Many municipal leaders are contesting continued sponsorship of their annual UBCM conference by fossil fuel corporations — especially when those same companies direct heat at small communities looking to electrify to meet climate targets.
Efforts by libertarian conspiracy theorists and climate change deniers to block climate initiatives in the Kootenay region of B.C. are threatening to engulf the province as the loose coalition plots ways to expand its ideology.
For the past few weeks, buses in Canada's third-largest city have greeted passengers with massive advertisements pushing misleading information about the climate impacts of the country's natural gas industry.
Gas companies in two of Canada's largest provinces are relying on reports with erroneous numbers and deleted information that make natural gas appear more sustainable and cost-effective than it actually is.
One of Canada's largest biodigesters is taking shape in a field outside High River, Alta., raising with it a growing global debate over natural gas, cattle farming and greenwashing The project will house a machine that transforms organic matter like cow manure or food waste into biomethane gas.