Canada

Why has Canada banned Chinese mining investments?

Canada has become the latest country to announce protectionist measures to block ownership by Chinese companies of local companies. On…

How indigenous communities became major players in Canada’s energy transition

Inukjuak is one of more than 200 remote communities – mostly indigenous – in Canada that relies on diesel generators…

Can the G7’s “climate club” fill in the gaps to deliver on Paris?

When it comes to climate, the G7 leaders had big talk but little action at their summit in Germany at…

Will government investments and lithium reserves make Canada a global electric vehicle leader?

When global electric vehicle (EV) sales rose by 43% in 2020, Canada spotted an opportunity to leverage its lithium reserves…

“Electric federalism” can accelerate Canada’s energy transition

Modernising Canada’s electricity systems is key to ensuring affordable, secure energy in the face of global energy market volatility, while…

Shell’s Quest blue hydrogen plant emits more carbon than it captures

Shell’s Quest blue hydrogen plant in Alberta, Canada, emits more carbon than it captures, according to research from human rights…

Trade-dependent Canada faces major energy transition risk

Around 70% of Canada’s goods exports are vulnerable to market disruption expected to arise from the energy transition, reveals a…

US leads shortfall in international climate finance

Of 23 developed countries, only Germany, Norway and Sweden have paid their fair share of international climate finance, states a…

Carmakers pushing SUVs are slowing Canadian EV transition

Canada-based carmakers continue to prioritise the production and sale of highly polluting SUVs over electric vehicles (EVs), says advocacy organisation…

How far along are the G7 nations in their journeys to net zero?

Climate change is a global problem. Every nation will have to transition its energy system away from fossil fuels to…