Climate Change

Why graphite is crucial to global green transition

 Why graphite is crucial to global green transition

Highlights Natural graphite is found in two commercial varieties –crystalline (flaky) graphite and amorphous graphite. The incorporation of low-carbon emission technologies would require the extraction of large quantities of minerals. Th...

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What is Canada’s new 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan?

What is Canada’s new 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan?

Highlights The Emissions Reduction Plan is the first plan introduced under the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act The government is planning on developing a regulated clean electricity standard and making an additional investment of...

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What is Canada’s Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund (NSCSF)?

What is Canada’s Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund (NSCSF)?

Highlights To focus on Canada's commitment to protecting and conserving nature, the government of Canada has established the Nature Smart Climate Solutions Fund (NSCSF) which is managed by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (ECCC). ...

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How does Canada plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050?

How does Canada plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050?

Highlights The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act enshrines Canada’s commitment towards meeting its net-zero emissions goal by 2050 The Net-Zero Advisory Body was launched by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change in F...

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What are some climate change actions taken by Canada’s provinces?

What are some climate change actions taken by Canada’s provinces?

Highlights Alberta is planning to lower methane emissions derived from oil and gas production to 45 per cent below 2014 levels by 2025. It is also focusing on generating 30 per cent of electricity from renewable sources by 2030 through the Renew...

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What are Environment and Climate Change Canada’s funding programs?

What are Environment and Climate Change Canada’s funding programs?

Highlights The Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF) mainly focuses on advancing climate science and technology and supporting youth climate awareness and community-based action The Low Carbon Economy Challenge will focus on providing nearly...

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TSLA, NIO & 2 other EV stocks to keep an eye on

TSLA, NIO & 2 other EV stocks to keep an eye on

  • March 18, 2022 06:50 AM PDT | Sonal

Highlights EV stocks are drawing a lot of investor interest and making the headlines worldwide.  Increasing pressure on global energy supplies amid the Russia-Ukraine war has prompted demand for EVs. Tesla, NIO and Fisker are some of the ...

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Decoding the latest IPCC report

Decoding the latest IPCC report

Highlights  The recent Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) report has showcased that some of the effects of climate change are now “irreversible”. Around 40% of the world population is “highly vulnerable&rdq...

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CEN, GNE, MEL: 3 energy stocks in the limelight amid carbon auction

CEN, GNE, MEL: 3 energy stocks in the limelight amid carbon auction

  • March 16, 2022 11:29 PM PDT | Sonal

Highlights NZ ETS held a carbon allowance auction for the March quarter on 16 March. CEN announced the price at which shares will be allotted under its Dividend Reinvestment plan. Genesis issued green bonds worth $125 million on 14 March. &...

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What are the impacts of climate change on the Arctic environment?

What are the impacts of climate change on the Arctic environment?

Highlights: Climate changes in sea ice impact its local ecosystems across Arctic Canada. Changes in winter snow can affect food sources, wildlife habitats of northern Canada as well as traditional activities, including harvesting, hunting, and ...

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What to expect from a future of climate change?

What to expect from a future of climate change?

Highlights: The oceans around Canada are getting warmer, acidic, and less oxygenated. Seniors, people with disabilities, pregnant women, residents of northern and remote communities, Indigenous peoples, youth, and children could be at high risk...

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