David Suzuki: Wildfires Are a Climate Change Wake-Up Call

Wildfires are sweeping BC. Close to 900 have burned through 600,000 hectares so far this year, blanketing western North America with smoke. Fighting them has cost more than $230 million—and the season is far from over. It’s not just BC. Thousands of people from BC to California have fled homes …

European Smog Could Be 27 Times More Toxic than Air Pollution in China

Much of the air pollution in China comes from natural sources, rather than the burning of fossil fuels that makes up most of the problem in the West. Smog in Europe and North America could be more than 25 times more lethal than the average air pollution found in Chinese …

Coal Demand Growth to Stall as Appetite Wanes, According to IEA

BEIJING — Growth in global coal demand will stall over the next five years as the appetite for the fuel wanes and other energy sources gain ground, according to the latest coal forecast from the International Energy Agency. The share of coal in the power generation mix will drop to …

5th IEA Unconventional Gas Forum

The 5th IEA Unconventional Gas Forum will be host in Brisbane, Australia on 24th February 2017. The objective of this forum is to enable governments around the globe to share insights, alongside input from industry and other key stakeholders, on operational best practices and regulatory action towards securing the economic, …

Coronal Energy Will Increase Number of Solar PV Projects

Coronal Energy has announced plans to substantially increase the number of solar PV projects it will acquire in 2017 and 2018. The ambitious program will support a rapidly expanding solar pipeline in North America that already totals over three gigawatts under development. “While many companies are retrenching, Coronal Energy, powered …

Oil and Gas Companies in North America Less Green Than Those in EU

Oil and gas companies in North America are lagging behind their European counterparts in cleaning up their operations, new research has found, with higher greenhouse gas emissions and less investment in clean alternatives. ExxonMobil and Chevron of the US, alongside Canada’s Suncor, ranked lowest in a review conducted by the …