Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Coal could get clean-energy subsidy under new Turnbull focus

Malcolm Turnbull has opened the possibility of using clean-energy subsidies to build new-generation, coal-fired power stations as he branded Labor's heavy focus on renewables "mindless", and a recipe for more expensive, less reliable electricity.

Canadian companies can clean up in China

The global economic outlook may look hazy for 2017, but there are still lots of opportunity for Canadian exporters to clean up in China, according to those who watch the Chinese market.

U.S. to unveil path to decarbonize by 2050 at UN conference in Morocco

Dean Scott reports in Bloomberg International Environment Reporter™ that the U.S. will unveil a sweeping plan to decarbonize its economy by 2050 at the UN Marrakech Climate Change Conference Nov. 7–18 in Morocco, giving other nations a template to draw up their own plans for quickly shifting away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy sources, the top U.S. climate negotiator said Oct. 25.

Global Deal Reached to Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases

Kigali, Rwanda (AP) -- Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change.