Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Through photosynthesis, plants use CO2 from the atmosphere, water from the ground, and energy from the sun to create sugars used for growth and fuel. Photo: Nagy Arnold/Unsplash

Leave plant food alone

Letter to the Editor from Warren Watson

  • Nov 28, 2021

 

The container ship CMA CGM Marco Polo unloads cargo at the PSA Halifax container berth in Halifax on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Canada is considering an international proposal that would double the ambition of its greenhouse gas emissions targets from shipping. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Canada mulls tougher greenhouse gas rules for shipping in proposal at international meeting

Canada, which has an overall target of net-zero by 2050, also spoke in favour of the resolution Monday as the meeting opened

 

An industrial plant incorporating USNC-Power's micro modular reactors (MMRs) to provide energy for process heat and electrical generation is shown in this artistic rendering.  HO - USNC-POWER *MANDATORY CREDIT* / THE CANADIAN PRESS

Greenhouse gas emission targets boost enthusiasm for small modular nuclear reactors

Association CEO John Gorman pointed out Canada has had safe nuclear power for more than 50 years

 

Village of Fruitvale council voted unanimously on the 100 per cent renewable energy plan by 2050. The pre-pandemic photo includes from left: Counc. Bill Wenman, Counc. Vickie Fitzpatrick, Mayor Steve Morissette, Counc. Lindsay Kenny, and Counc. Bert Kniss.

Fruitvale commits to 100 per cent renewable energy plan

Fruitvale joins Rossland, Warfield, Kaslo, Castlegar, New Denver, Silverton, Slocan, Nelson

Village of Fruitvale council voted unanimously on the 100 per cent renewable energy plan by 2050. The pre-pandemic photo includes from left: Counc. Bill Wenman, Counc. Vickie Fitzpatrick, Mayor Steve Morissette, Counc. Lindsay Kenny, and Counc. Bert Kniss.
The Village of Fruitvale is working to reduce its carbon footprint by promoting active transportation like e-bikes. Photo: Jim Bailey

Village of Fruitvale working to reduce carbon footprint

Village of Fruitvale considers West Kootenay 100 per cent renewable energy plan

The Village of Fruitvale is working to reduce its carbon footprint by promoting active transportation like e-bikes. Photo: Jim Bailey
B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman (Hansard TV)

B.C. setting new greenhouse gas reduction targets

2020 target officially scrapped, now 40% reduction sought by 2030

B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman (Hansard TV)