Canada remains steadfast in its commitment to advance nuclear energy and, more specifically, small modular reactors as part of its clean energy transformation, writes Steve Threlfall, general manager of U-Battery.
A recent poll shows an overwhelming majority of Newfoundland and Labrador residents want to see a transition away from fossil fuels. But the province is handing over hundreds of millions of dollars to the struggling industry.
Tree-planting agreements between the provinces and the federal government must be transparent to ensure Canada’s two-billion-tree program fulfils climate and biodiversity goals, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says.
Canada’s top financial watchdog is questioning the feasibility of fulfilling the Liberals’ major campaign promise to plant two billion trees by 2030 in pursuit of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
To date, not a single small modular reactor has been built in Canada, but no matter, the technology is the current darling of nuclear power circles — much to the dismay of environmentalists who oppose nuclear energy.
The federal Liberal government is putting Canada's oil and gas industry ahead of the Great Lakes by opposing Michigan's efforts to shut down the Line 5 pipeline, says a prominent group of Ontario First Nations.