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B.C.’s public sector organizations generated 46,000 tonnes fewer GHG emissions in 2015 compared to 2010: Ministry of Environment

January 25, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia’s 131 provincial public sector organizations generated 46,000 tonnes fewer greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in 2015 compared to the baseline year of 2010 – a reduction equivalent to the emissions produced by 9,800 cars in one year. The provincial

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Half of global executives support carbon pricing, EY survey finds

December 22, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

Nearly half (48%) of global executives responding to a recent Ernst & Young (EY) survey said that their company is in favour of carbon pricing. Another 45% were “neutral” on the topic, while 7% opposed carbon pricing. While 72% of

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Volkswagen hires compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg to handle emissions cheating claims

December 17, 2015 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – Volkswagen has hired Washington lawyer Kenneth Feinberg to figure out a way to compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that the company rigged to cheat on emissions tests. Feinberg is among the nation’s top compensation experts and has been

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Ontario looks to reduce effects of climate change by banning coal-fired electricity generation

November 24, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

Ontario took the North American lead Monday by passing legislation to permanently ban coal-fired electricity generation, a move the provincial government calls as a significant step in the fight against climate change. The landmark law – Ending Coal for Cleaner

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Canada unlikely to achieve 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in road transportation by 2050: Conference Board

November 12, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

Ahead of the United Nations’ climate change conference COP21 in Paris beginning at the end of the month, a new report has found that Canada is unlikely to achieve an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels in road