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Alberta, Saskatchewan methane emissions almost 4 times more than reported: research  

February 21, 2023 by Jason Contant

New research using advanced technology suggests heavy oil facilities in Alberta and Saskatchewan are releasing almost four times the amount of a powerful greenhouse gas than they report to government.   The research, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology,

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Methane emissions underestimated, a growing number of reports suggest

November 16, 2022 Bob Weber - THE CANADIAN PRESS

As the federal government moves to tighten regulations on methane emissions, new assessments suggest the amount of the potent greenhouse gas escaping into the atmosphere has been significantly underestimated. A recent survey of oil and gas facilities in Canada found

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2016 was the warmest year on record for the globe, Canadian Prairies experienced one of the “longest and most active storm seasons”: report

August 11, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Last year topped 2015 as the warmest year in 137 years of record keeping and marked the third consecutive year of record warmth, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported on Thursday. The 27th annual State of the Climate

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Ontario to spend $100 million to introduce renewable natural gas to energy mix

May 26, 2016 The Canadian Press

TORONTO – Ontario plans to spend up to $100 million over four years to support the introduction of so-called renewable natural gas to help battle climate change. Methane released from landfills, residential green bins, manure, sewage treatment plants and waste