Environment and Climate Change This package contains news releases related to the environment and climate change

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06:00 ET GHG reductions: Ambitious targets for an insignificant impact

MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec government wants to all but eliminate the province's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050....


Jan 16, 2019, 16:17 ET Severe Weather Causes $1.9 Billion in Insured Damage in 2018

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of climate change to insurers and taxpayers. In ...


Jan 16, 2019, 14:49 ET BC Storms Cause $37 Million in Insured Damage

VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The cost of insured losses due to extreme weather in British Columbia (BC) and across the country continues to rise. ...


Jan 16, 2019, 14:15 ET Media Advisory - MP Gerretsen to Make a Green Infrastructure Announcement

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen, on behalf of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, ...


Jan 16, 2019, 10:07 ET Government of Canada responds to Ontario Court decision on accepted interveners for upcoming carbon pollution pricing case

Statement OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, on the occasion of the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision to grant intervenor status to individuals...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:17 ET Chemistry sector commits to combatting plastic waste with US$1B investment

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Demonstrating strong leadership in the face of an urgent issue, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC)...


Jan 16, 2019, 05:17 ET LyondellBasell takes leadership role in global effort to end plastic waste

LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world today announced CEO Bob Patel has joined with Proctor &...


Jan 15, 2019, 17:11 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna to participate in an armchair discussion on climate action in Sherbrooke, Quebec

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will...


Jan 15, 2019, 12:26 ET Nestlé Accelerates Action to Tackle Plastic Waste

VEVEY, Switzerland, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Nestlé today laid out its broader vision to achieve a waste-free future and announced a series of specific...


Jan 14, 2019, 09:30 ET New funding for green infrastructure projects in Quebec

VARENNES, QC, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience...


Jan 11, 2019, 13:09 ET Prime Minister announces support for Canada's first geothermal power facility

REGINA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is taking strong steps to protect the environment and grow the economy, while creating good,...


Jan 10, 2019, 13:10 ET Government of Canada announces investments to monitor Canada's marine environments and for new science facility

VICTORIA, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its commitment to ensuring that economic progress and environmental sustainability go hand in hand, the...


Jan 10, 2019, 10:30 ET Government of Canada supporting Canadian innovation through the Low Carbon Economy Challenge - First recipient under the Champions stream announced

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Supporting Canadian innovation will reduce emissions, promote Canadian businesses and ingenuity, and grow the clean...


Jan 09, 2019, 13:41 ET A 21% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Since 1990 in Saint-Laurent

First Québec municipal entity with over 100,000 residents to complete the final phase of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program...


Jan 09, 2019, 11:18 ET Saint-Laurent Declares Itself a "Sustainable Municipal Territory"

SAINT-LAURENT, QC, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - At the first general meeting of the year held on January 8, 2019, Saint-Laurent Council declared the...


Jan 09, 2019, 10:00 ET Canada Joins the International Renewable Energy Agency

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - As a world leader in the production and use of renewable energy, Canada recognizes the power of international...


Jan 09, 2019, 09:30 ET Media advisory - Minister McKenna will announce support for climate action in Ontario

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce...


Jan 08, 2019, 23:00 ET New EIU Research Highlights Initiatives From Across the Indian Ocean Region Encouraging the Sustainable Development of the Ocean

The report presents case studies of innovative approaches to the most pressing ocean challenges facing the Indian Ocean Rim countries; Case studies...


Jan 08, 2019, 11:00 ET Canada's scientists conclude that human-induced climate change had a strong impact on forest fires in British Columbia

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Environment and Climate Change Canada scientists recently completed a study on the influence of human-induced...


Jan 08, 2019, 00:01 ET New IBM Weather System to Provide Vastly Improved Forecasting Around the World

CES 2019 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and its subsidiary The Weather Company today unveiled a powerful new global weather forecasting system that will provide...


Jan 06, 2019, 20:00 ET Sungrow and Solaria Energía y Medio Ambiente Sign Landmark Agreement of 400 MW PV Project in Spain

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables announced it supplied their 1500V inverters including a complete local medium...


Jan 04, 2019, 11:37 ET Bay du Nord Development Project - Participant Funding Allocated

OTTAWA, Jan. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $302,327.65 in federal funds to 19 recipients to ...


Jan 04, 2019, 08:18 ET Innergex signs two long-term power purchase agreements for solar and battery energy storage projects in Hawai'i

Projects total 45 MWAC solar capacity and 180 MWh battery storage Innergex to enter the very promising battery storage market LONGUEUIL, QC, Jan. 4,...


Jan 03, 2019, 12:05 ET Alberta company fined $1.775 million for violating the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Jan. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Enforcing Canadian environmental and wildlife laws is one important way that Environment and Climate Change...


Dec 31, 2018, 06:30 ET Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. Announces Name Change to Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc.

VANCOUVER, Dec. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (TSX: PL) is pleased to announce that it completed a...