The Canadian Press

General Motors of Canada is proposing to build a renewable energy project at its St. Catharines Propulsion Plant in Ontario, a first of its kind endeavour for the automaker which it estimates will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 77 per cent. more

Dec 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Ontario’s goal of one day sending zero waste to landfill looks good on paper, but won’t be enough to completely eliminate garbage on its own, the province’s environmental commissioner said Wednesday. more

Sep 28, 2017 12:00 AM News

Ontario’s second auction in its cap and trade program aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions is taking place today, after the first auction sold out. more

Jun 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Ontario's first cap-and-trade auction sold out all current allowances, giving the new market a strong start, but the province's environment minister warned the real test of the system will be in the emission reductions it brings about. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

The regulators of Canada's stock markets are taking a fresh look at how publicly traded companies disclose the risks and financial effects associated with climate change more

Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM News

Ontario's first cap-and-trade auction takes place on Wednesday. Here is a basic explanation on how the cap-and-trade system is expected to work. more

Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

British Columbia's Finance Ministry is disputing claims from a Fraser Institute report that says the province's carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Vancouver Island town of Ladysmith has managed a slight reprieve from a stinky problem. Officials have reached an agreement to ship biosolids to a composting facility in Comox, while the Ladysmith composting facility is moved to a new site. more

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

A survey commissioned by Ontario’s auditor general suggests nearly all ratepayers in the province who heat their home with natural gas want to see the costs of cap-and-trade clearly displayed on their bills. more

Dec 6, 2016 12:00 AM News

Two environmental groups are slamming the recent agreement allowing Nova Scotia to use coal-fired electrical plants beyond the new federal deadline to phase them out by 2030 more

Dec 6, 2016 12:00 AM News

Greenpeace Canada says Ottawa will set a target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent below 2005 levels by 2050. more

Nov 30, 2016 12:00 AM News

An environmental group says it has recycled almost three quarters of the tonnes of garbage scavenged this year from the beaches of Vancouver Island's west coast. more

Nov 30, 2016 12:00 AM News

The auditor general says a full audit of recycling in B.C. isn't necessary because the program is working well. In her latest report, Carol Bellringer says there is room for improvement, but the program is performing well in some areas. more

Nov 10, 2016 12:00 AM News

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Liberal government’s carbon levy won’t be the only climate policy move announced this fall. more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 AM News

With potential uses in a range of engineering projects, a team of Dalhousie researchers is aiming to use tire-derived aggregate to strengthen soft soil. more

Jul 21, 2016 8:16 PM News

"The demolition material is going to come in pretty much in a tsunami-like effect," says Fred Thompson-Brown, manager of Fort McMurray's landfill. "We've been busy throughout and it's just getting busier." more

Jul 19, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A passing mention by Montreal’s mayor that plastic-bottled water is next on the city’s environmental to-do list has caught the industry’s attention. And it wants the city to favour a recycling solution. more

Mar 22, 2016 2:00 PM News

The first ministers convened adjacent to the Globe clean tech conference, lending a feeling of optimism to the meeting . more

Mar 4, 2016 7:00 PM , News