A group representing Canada’s largest oilsands producers got the green light to evaluate a proposed carbon storage site in northeastern Alberta that would seek to curb planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from the industry's operations.
Canada’s new climate plan is banking on carbon capture to cut nearly 13 per cent of the oil and gas sector’s projected greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. But a new report reveals billions of public dollars already spent on the technology aren’t yielding substantial reductions.
The party's natural resources critic wrote to Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson on Jan. 27 after recent reports found the federal government's climate change funding for oil and gas companies amounts to little more than fossil fuel subsidies.
Natural Resources Canada is tweaking its onshore emissions reduction fund in the wake of scathing reports from the federal climate watchdog that found the program amounted to little more than a fossil fuel subsidy.