Canada’s Largest Oil Sands Producers Commit to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Canada’s Largest Oil Sands Producers Commit to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

SAGD Project - Cenovus Energy Five companies which together account for about 90 per cent of Canada’s oil sands production have announced an unprecedented alliance to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative aims ...

Canada’s Climate Change Performance Index 2021 Ranking Misses the Mark

Canada’s Climate Change Performance Index 2021 Ranking Misses the Mark

Key Points • Canada's ranking on the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2021 does not reflect its true performance on taking climate action • For 3 out of 4 categories, the methodology used to rank nations on the CCPI 2021 isn't very understandable or intuitive • Canada i...

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line Reaches 1 Millionth Milestone

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line Reaches 1 Millionth Milestone

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers The Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL) has reached a major milestone with 1 million tonnes of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) in its first 9 months of operation. The $1.2 billion, 240-kilometre (km) long pipeli...

Canada Ranks 14th on the Green Future Index 2021

Canada Ranks 14th on the Green Future Index 2021

Key Points • Canada ranked 14th on the Green Future Index 2021 globally, and the 2nd highest out of the world’s top 15 oil exporters • Canada's exceptional performance on the index is supported by the revenues from Canada’s natural resources sector • Canada is a global leader ...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 3 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 3 of 3)

Remember learning about binary choices? Here’s a refresher. A binary choice is a choice between two alternatives – and ONLY two alternatives. But life often doesn’t conform to binary choices. In Part 1 and Part 2 of this 3-part series of blog posts, I discussed why Canadians ...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 2 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 2 of 3)

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed why Canadians shouldn’t have to choose between strong, meaningful climate action and the global leadership the Canadian energy sector has shown at every stage in the production and distribution of our oil and gas. I explained that, throug...

Renewable Energy in Canada: 75+ Facts

Renewable Energy in Canada: 75+ Facts

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in renewable energy and has been for many years? As the second largest country in the world, Canada's diversified geography has substantial renewable resources such as moving water, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and coastal tides...

Carbon Capture & Storage in the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry

Carbon Capture & Storage in the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a new and important tool in lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the fight against climate change. This method of taking climate action has shown a lot of promise not just in Canada, but around the globe. The International Panel on Cli...

Oilsands Emissions Intensities 35% Lower than Previously Reported: Study

Oilsands Emissions Intensities 35% Lower than Previously Reported: Study

A new study conducted by top life cycle analysis experts at Stanford, the University of Calgary and University of Toronto has found that upstream oilsands emissions intensities are anywhere from 14 to 35 per cent lower than previously reported. The study compared recent data ...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 1 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 1 of 3)

Some Canadians have been told they have to support either climate action or Canada’s oil and gas sector – but not both. Others are more interested in assessing available information in an open-minded way, and then making a reasonable judgment based on what they’ve learned. It...