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Boundary Dam carbon capture fell last year to lowest levels since 2015

S&P Capital IQ ($): The longest-running and world’s only operating commercial carbon capture facility at a coal-fired power plant struggled with mechanical failures in 2021 that idled the equipment at Saskatchewan Power Corp.’s Boundary Dam plant for weeks at a time. Joel Cherry, a spokesman for the utility based in Regina, Saskatchewan, said Jan. 5 […]

January 7, 2022 Read More →

Canada fossil fuel workers press Trudeau over retraining pledges

Reuters: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s narrow election victory this week reinforced Canada’s commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but workers in the country’s sizable fossil fuel sector said they also expect him to keep his promises to retrain them for jobs in a clean-energy economy. Oil worker advocacy group Iron & Earth […]

September 23, 2021 Read More →

Over 500 organizations say carbon capture hinders energy transition

Canada’s National Observer: Investment in carbon capture technology will hinder Canada’s transition away from fossil fuels and exacerbate the effects of climate change, says a new letter co-signed by hundreds of organizations. Over 500 environmental groups and other organizations from Canada and the U.S. put the piece together, which ran as a full-page ad in […]

July 21, 2021 Read More →