Climate change

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivers the federal budget in the House of Commons as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on in Ottawa on Monday April 19, 2021. The federal government unveiled spending plans to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course for a post-pandemic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

 

Conservative leader Erin O'Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday, March 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals take on Conservatives over party’s climate-change motion

Liberals take on Conservatives over party’s climate-change motion

 

Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins answered questions at the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast with MPs on Thursday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Climate change motion lacked clarity, says Red Deer MP

‘We’ve stated that climate change is a global problem’

 

FILE - In this Dec.8, 2016 file photo, vehicles drive on Paris ring during a pollution spike. A court on Wednesday Feb.3, 2021 ruled that the French state failed to take sufficient action to fight climate change in a case brought by a group of nongovernmental organizations who billed the action the “case of the century.” (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

Court rules France failed to respect its climate change goal

NGOs cheer ‘historic’ decision for country

  • Feb 3, 2021
FILE - In this Dec.8, 2016 file photo, vehicles drive on Paris ring during a pollution spike. A court on Wednesday Feb.3, 2021 ruled that the French state failed to take sufficient action to fight climate change in a case brought by a group of nongovernmental organizations who billed the action the “case of the century.” (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
A worker carries wood as a house under construction is shown in a new subdivision in Beckwith, Ont., on January 11, 2018. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association says the Liberal government’s new $15 billion climate action plan includes welcome incentives for green renovations. But the CHBA is also warning that regulators must be careful not to raise housing costs too steeply when updating the building code, which could outlast incentive programs and make renovations more expensive down the line. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Builders laud green grants, but warn that Liberal climate plan could hike home costs

Builders laud green grants, but warn that Liberal climate plan could hike home costs

A worker carries wood as a house under construction is shown in a new subdivision in Beckwith, Ont., on January 11, 2018. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association says the Liberal government’s new $15 billion climate action plan includes welcome incentives for green renovations. But the CHBA is also warning that regulators must be careful not to raise housing costs too steeply when updating the building code, which could outlast incentive programs and make renovations more expensive down the line. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault and Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson walk to make an announcement on the government's updated climate change plan, in the Dominion Arboretum in Ottawa, on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

‘It can no longer be free to pollute:’ Updated climate plan includes carbon tax hikes

‘It can no longer be free to pollute:’ Updated climate plan includes carbon tax hikes

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault and Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson walk to make an announcement on the government's updated climate change plan, in the Dominion Arboretum in Ottawa, on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A farmer harvests her hay on a farm near Cremona, Alta., on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. A report released by Natural Resources Canada says the Prairies are warming at the fastest rate of any region in the southern part of the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Federal scientists predict Prairie climate as drier, grassier and fiery

Federal scientists predict Prairie climate as drier, grassier and fiery

A farmer harvests her hay on a farm near Cremona, Alta., on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. A report released by Natural Resources Canada says the Prairies are warming at the fastest rate of any region in the southern part of the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Bank buildings are photographed in Toronto's financial district on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. International comparisons suggest Canadian financiers are oiling the wheels of the fossil fuel industry at a far greater rate than their peers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

‘Canada really sticks out:’ Studies show banks not so green on climate change

International analyses suggest Canadian financiers are oiling the wheels of the fossil…

Bank buildings are photographed in Toronto's financial district on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. International comparisons suggest Canadian financiers are oiling the wheels of the fossil fuel industry at a far greater rate than their peers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson and staff make their way to the West Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals legislate 2050 net-zero emissions, but critics say they’re delaying action

Liberals legislate 2050 net-zero emissions, but critics say they’re delaying action

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson and staff make their way to the West Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Governor of the Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem holds a press conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Canada's top central banker is making a plea for the country to more quickly address the impacts of climate change to avoid any economic ripple effects on households and businesses. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bank of Canada governor says country needs to pick up pace on tackling climate change

Bank of Canada governor says country needs to pick up pace on tackling climate change

Governor of the Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem holds a press conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Canada's top central banker is making a plea for the country to more quickly address the impacts of climate change to avoid any economic ripple effects on households and businesses. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Court should intervene to remedy Canada’s alleged failure on climate change: lawyer

Court should intervene to remedy Canada’s alleged failure on climate change: lawyer

Court should intervene to remedy Canada’s alleged failure on climate change: lawyer

Court should intervene to remedy Canada’s alleged failure on climate change: lawyer
Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research
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Frozen North gone forever: Study of Arctic Ocean shows top of the world changing

The Arctic Ocean, where climate change has bitten deepest, may be changing faster than any other water body on Earth

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Climate, clean tech could take centre stage in federal economic recovery plans

Climate, clean tech could take centre stage in federal economic recovery plans

Climate, clean tech could take centre stage in federal economic recovery plans

Climate, clean tech could take centre stage in federal economic recovery plans
UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19

UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19

UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19

UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19

UN: Last year was second-warmest and decade was hottest ever

TANZANIA, Tanzania — Last year was the second warmest on record, the…

Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs:study

Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs:study

HALIFAX — As Canadian communities brace for rising risks of spring flooding…

Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs:study
UPDATED: PHOTOS: Kiya Bruno sings at Hockey Day in Canada

UPDATED: PHOTOS: Kiya Bruno sings at Hockey Day in Canada

Bruno will also be a keynote speaker at GoGreen Summit in Bali in March

UPDATED: PHOTOS: Kiya Bruno sings at Hockey Day in Canada
Alberta panel suggests schools ‘balance’ lessons about climate change, oilsands

Alberta panel suggests schools ‘balance’ lessons about climate change, oilsands

CALGARY — Alberta’s education minister is endorsing a panel report that recommends…

Alberta panel suggests schools ‘balance’ lessons about climate change, oilsands
Environment groups say climate change should dominate cabinet mandate

Environment groups say climate change should dominate cabinet mandate

OTTAWA — Several environment leaders say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to…

Environment groups say climate change should dominate cabinet mandate