ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

Revealed: How the Tory government ignored industry warnings and put 190,000 green jobs at risk — IBTimes, 2017

Exclusive: David Cameron and George Osborne reneged on £1bn promise on carbon-capture programme.

Exclusive: Emails reveal diplomatic embarrassment for UK at Paris climate conference — IBTimes, 2016

How cutting a £1bn green tech fund set back the fight against climate change and left the UK's global standing in tatters.

Environmental rules in flux and commodity market uncertain after UK votes to leave EU — CIM Magazine, 2016

The Brexit vote raises questions about how it will impact Britain’s environmental laws and regulations.

Thames Water says 62 million tonnes of raw sewage dumped into iconic river in 2014 - IBTimes, 2015

UK faces multimillion-pound EU fines if capital's £4.2bn 'super sewer' not completed.

UK and Europe failing on technology essential to meet carbon emission targets - IBTimes, 2015

Carbon capture and storage technology making little progress and will put both Britain and Europe far from climate goals, says Imperial College London study.

Climate deal likely at Paris 2015 conference after G7 decarbonization pledge - IBTimes, 2015

The UK's top climate change diplomat said G7 agreement to "decarbonize the global economy" means workable global climate deal likely in Paris.

Getting the whole picture on oil sands emissions - CIM Magazine, 2014

New oil sands emissions data may lead to tougher environmental assessments.

Nothing ventured, nothing recovered - CIM Magazine, 2014

Canada is betting on carbon capture technology to reduce carbon emissions. But will the economics work? 

Do Saskatchewan's oil sands have a future? - CIM Magazine, 2014

Saskatchewan is working to drum up interest in the long-term potential of its oil sands with investors overseas.

EU fuel directive won’t slow oil sands growth - iPolitics, 2013

Despite the threat of the EU fuel directive, foreign investors plan to pour billions more into Canada’s oil sands. Read the PDF.

Bill Nye talks climate change, why it's a bad idea to muzzle Canadian scientists - Metro News, 2013

Popular science educator Bill Nye shares his excitement for recent scientific discoveries in a Q&A.

Environmental groups quit Ottawa over uncooperative feds - Metro News, 2012

Environmental groups have downsized their offices in the capital after getting the cold shoulder from the federal government.

Apps in the park - Canadian Geographic, 2011

With attendance down, Parks Canada looks to smartphone technology to get urbanites out exploring historic sites and the wilderness.

B.C. firm harvests sustainable wood from submerged African forest - The Globe and Mail, 2011

Using floating, chainsaw-equipped harvesters Triton Logging is salvaging rare hardwood from the reservoir of Ghana's Akosombo hydroelectric dam.

Oil pipelines have financial, ecological cost, warn environmentalists - Metro News, 2013

Pipeline spills not to be discounted, environmentalists warn, as two new projects get underway.

Green guts for an old office block - The Globe and Mail, 2010

Retrofitting decaying offices from the 1960s, 70s and 80s with green technology is reducing operating costs, attracting tenants faster and for higher rents.

New green ships flush out invasive species - The Globe and Mail, 2011

A new generation of greener vessels is setting sail on the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Tapping geothermal heat in Montreal - The Globe and Mail, 2011

Developers turn to geothermal heat to define the next generation of urban office buildings.

What is climate prosperity? - Canadian Geographic, 2010

Canada has a plan to mitigate and profit from the risks of climate change.

Environmental groups stage mass blackout of 500 websites - Metro News, 2012

Non-profits black out websites to protest budget bill's clampdown on environmental charities doing advocacy work.

Müvbox: sustainable real estate goes high-tech - The Globe and Mail, 2009

It doesn't transform into a tank, but if you mistook this shipping crate for a futuristic robot you wouldn't be far off.