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Coverage of greenhouse gas emissions since November 20, 2023.

COP28: Canadian ranchers to argue meat should stay on the menu

"...“We realize that methane is a big problem. We're doing a lot of research right now. ”Ten per cent of Canada’s GHGs come from crop and livestock production, according to the federal government (not including fossil fuels or fertilizer)..."

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Smith, Freeland announce new $8.9B Dow investment in Alberta Globalnews.ca

"...Both the federal and provincial representatives claimed the Dow project was proof of success of their respective tax breaks and grants. Freeland pointed to Canada’s investment tax credits for clean hydrogen and carbon capture and storage. Smith pointed to Alberta’s Energy and Minerals’ Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP)..."

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Home Energy Savings Program

"...This program is the result of seven years of work in partnership with communities in central/northern coastal BC. It is led by Ecotrust Canada, funded by Natural Resources Canada, and implemented in collaboration with our community partners. It aims to support and empower households to increase their home energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while also reducing energy costs, energy insecurity, air pollution, and safety hazards..."

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Pathways Alliance increasingly confident $16.5B carbon capture project will go ahead Globalnews.ca

"...It also promised that up to $7 billion will be allocated to special contracts intended to give companies the confidence they need to make major investments to lower their greenhouse gas emissions. Story continues below advertisement..."

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Hitching a ride to a better future: Sustainable Transport Day

"..."This first World Sustainable Transport Day reminds us that the road to a better future depends on cleaner and greener transportation systems," Antonio Guterres explained, spotlighting the relationship between transportation and global sustainability. Fuelling climate chaos"Transportation represents the world’s circulatory system, delivering people and goods across countries and around the world, creating jobs, and supporting prosperity," Mr. Guterres said, underscoring the important feature of transportation as essential facilitator of human development..."

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Oil and gas well drillers want federal funding to help industry decarbonize Globalnews.ca

"...The drilling sector's emissions reduction efforts have not been as high-profile as those of the oilsands industry, which is proposing a $16. 5-billion carbon capture and storage project in northern Alberta that it says will help it reach net-zero emissions from production by 2050. But Scholz said there are many things oil and gas drillers can do to lower their carbon footprint, from rig electrification to hydrogen fuel blending to investing in battery energy storage systems for oil well drilling sites..."

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IEA report warns oil and gas companies against banking on carbon capture Globalnews.ca

"...In a report released Thursday, the Paris-based IEA said oil and gas companies need to start “letting go of the illusion” that “implausibly large” amounts of carbon capture are the solution to the global climate crisis. Carbon capture and storage refers to the use of technology to sequester harmful greenhouse gas emissions from industrial processes and store them safely underground. In Canada, carbon capture and storage has become a key pillar of the oil and gas sector's decarbonization goals..."

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Ontario funding projects aimed at using hydrogen to power electricity grid Globalnews.ca

"...The bulk of the funding is going to Atura Power to blend hydrogen with natural gas — up to 15 per cent by volume — to produce electricity at its Halton Hills Generating Station. The government says it will be the largest electricity-based, grid-connected, low-carbon hydrogen blending project in Canada's history. Energy Minister Todd Smith says it will help produce an even more sustainable energy system..."

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Summerland, B.C., winery transitions to 100% renewable natural gas

"...“We just had to log in to our FortisBC account and make the change on the back end, and it took effect starting our next billing cycle,” said Pingle. “Once we did the analysis, we realized that it was going to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50,000 kilograms a year. ”In total, Pingle estimates it will reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by about 10 to 12 per cent per year..."

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Climate politics heating up in British Columbia Globalnews.ca

"...He says the Conservatives, if elected next year, will eliminate the province's carbon tax, roll back climate-friendly building codes and consider nuclear power as an energy option. Rustad's comments come a day after Opposition BC United Leader Kevin Falcon called the NDP's CleanBC climate plan destructive and promised to replace it with common sense measures that fight climate change without hurting taxpayers. Falcon says BC United will ramp up liquefied natural gas export plant production in B..."

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Decarbonizing Freight: How U.S. Policies and Investments Are Reducing Emissions in the Sector

"...Transportation is the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the United States.  Freight emissions are an increasing share of total sector emissions, rising from 24% in 1990 to 32% in 2021. They were 60% greater than they were in 1990 in absolute terms..."

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Jobs in greenhouse gas emissions

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Manager, Fleet & Solid Waste Services - District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)

"...They will be an innovator with a commitment to lifelong learning, organizational excellence, and knowledge development and have demonstrated ability to lead and supervise employees in a unionized environment..."

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Climate Change Specialist - Municipality of North Cowichan (Duncan, BC)

"...Ability to use tact, discretion, persuasion, diplomacy, respect and courtesy to gain the cooperation and commitment of others; facilitate groups; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships and rapport with departments, officials, the media, representatives of other groups, agencies, entities or businesses, and diverse members of the public.  ..."

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Manager, Climate Action Programs - Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

"...Provides senior level leadership to the climate Action function.   Leads and supervises the work of professional staff, including matters pertaining to labour relations, staff development, corporate and division policies and procedures and standards, and is responsible for decisions concerning the hiring, promotion, discipline and discharge of staff..."

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Supervisor, Climate Action Programs - Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

"...Develops technical and summary reports related to progress in meeting regional climate goals, objectives and targets..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention greenhouse gas emissions.

Digging deeper on agriculture's carbon capture potential

Duration: 6:26

"...We know that agriculture plays an important role in both greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration; however Dr..."

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David Messina: Rumin8 Strives To Reduce Cow Methane Emissions

Duration: 29:00

"...When we think about greenhouse gas emissions, automobiles, airplanes, and power plants usually figure more prominently than livestock..."

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Increased 4R adoption could reduce fertilizer emissions by 14%, says new report

Duration: 27:35

"...A new report commissioned by Fertilizer Canada and the Canola Council of Canada shows increased adoption of 4R stewardship practices could result in a 14 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from nitrogen fertilizer — approximately halfway to the Canadian government’s 30 per cent reduction target for 2030..."

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Wheat School: Fixing the leaky N2O pipe

Duration: 9:06

"...From a crop nutrition perspective, nitrogen losses as N2O or nitrous oxide pale in comparison to what’s lost in N2 form, but N2O has a much greater impact on the total greenhouse gas emissions from fertilizer..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about greenhouse gas emissions.

Why You Should Ditch Deadly Fossil-Fuel Appliances | Donnel Baird | TED

"...(Think: breathing in air pollution from gas stoves, furnaces and water heaters. ) If we're going to fix this problem, we need to retrofit millions of buildings with all-electric equipment, says energy upgrader Donnel Baird..."

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Mr. Bruce Knight: Catalyzing a National Ecosystem Services Market

"...Knight explains the history of the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and details how ecosystem service markets can add incentives to motivate farmers and ranchers to improve soil health..."

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Completing the Picture: Designing a food system that’s positive for nature and our climate

"...The transition to renewable energy is critical in reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, but it’s only half the story..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about greenhouse gas emissions relevant to the latest news.

Short Review on Taxation Action in the Sustainability of Green Airports

"...According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 13% of greenhouse gas emissions are caused by the aviation sector, making green airports the most logical choice for sustainable development..."

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Optimal Energy Distribution of Multi-Energy Sources in Fuel-Cell Electric Bus Using Long Short-Term Memory

"...To overcome these problems, the automobile industry is prioritizing the development of eco-friendly vehicles that reduce greenhouse gas emissions Among these, fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) use hydrogen as a fuel and do not emit exhaust gas and their higher mileage and shorter fuel charging time compared to electric vehicles make them promising next-generation eco-friendly vehicles..."

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Role of green financial assets, financial technology and the green energy on the development of a green economy

"...Green bonds, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and green economic development all play a necessary part in green finance development..."

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The impact of climate litigation and activism on stock prices: the case of oil and gas majors

"...A Dutch court ordered Royal Dutch Shell to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, while shareholder votes at Exxon Mobile and Chevron succeeded in pushing for further emissions reductions..."

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What drives customers crazy for green vehicles? a fuzzy AHP approach

"...The use of green vehicles, such as electric or hybrid vehicles, can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, and dependence on fossil fuels..."

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Barriers and drivers for sustainable business model innovation based on a radical farmland change scenario

"...The new ES in focus connect to radical land-use change, paludiculture, as used in the rewetting of farmland intended to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that drained peat soil causes..."

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Green innovation and carbon emissions: the role of carbon pricing and environmental policies in attaining sustainable developme

"...Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are enforced by a set of instruments, among which environmental regulations, green innovation, and carbon taxes play a central part..."

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Comprehensive technology and economic evaluation based on the promotion of large-scale carbon capture and storage demonstration

"...The technology known as carbon capture and storage (CCS) can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions on a massive scale..."

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Challenges and countermeasures of urban water systems against climate change: a perspective from China

"...The positive mitigation strategy is to employ the systematic concept in planning and design and to adopt advanced applicable energy-saving technologies, processes, and management practices, aiming at reduction in flux of urban water systems, reinforcement in energy conservation and carbon reduction in both water supply systems and wastewater treatment systems, and thus a reduction of greenhouse gas emission from urban water systems..."

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