10 Results for GHGs

Yesterday, Ontario’s WaterTAP released a new report at the GLOBE Forum 2018, Water: The next frontier on the path to a low carbon economy, which asserts that clean water technology is vital to meeting GHG targets. The report recommends a continuing focus on clean water technology as a reliable, cost-effective way to…

March 15, 2018 @ 9:41am

A study released last week from the University of Toronto has uncovered new insights into the role of Arctic freshwaters in the global carbon cycle. The study looked at how dissolved organic carbon (DOC) stored in Arctic permafrost, which is being released into Arctic watersheds as a result of physical…

February 07, 2018 @ 11:57am

The Office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) has released its annual Greenhouse Gas Progress Report for 2017, Ontario’s Climate Act: From Plan to Progress, which found that the province is improving in managing GHGs, but that it has progress to make, some of which can be achieved through…

January 31, 2018 @ 12:58pm

On December 29th, Canada submitted its 7th National Communication and 3rd Biennial Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The government noted that Canada is making strong progress toward meeting its 2030 climate target, according to the year-end report submitted to the United Nations. The extensive report to…

January 08, 2018 @ 11:45am

On December 15th, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada will provide over $1 billion from the Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund over the next five years to the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, which…

December 18, 2017 @ 10:49am

Alberta’s Acceleware, developer of the RF XL cleantech that allows for heavy oil and bitumen extraction without any external water added, has received funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) to scale up its technology. Acceleware has been awarded a $10 million non-repayable contribution to complete a…

November 06, 2017 @ 7:16am

[caption id="attachment_4456" align="alignleft" width="266" caption="Manitoba Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie"][/caption] Provincial efforts to improve Manitoba’s environment with a focus on Lake Winnipeg have taken another step with the proclamation of a strengthened Environment Act, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie said on Tuesday. “With this legislation, we have expanded the inspection powers of…

December 02, 2009 @ 11:53am

The Township of Langley, B.C. is set to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by installing a thermal recovery pump system, with the help of a joint federal-provincial investment of $67,000. The new system for the Aldergrove Water Treatment Plant will consist of a new thermal recovery pump system that will…

March 03, 2009 @ 8:29am

EcoWater Canada has received a Certificate of Emissions Compliance from Zerofootprint. This analysis looked at the carbon footprint of the water softeners and Reverse Osmosis drinking systems from the entire manufacturing process to the final product delivery, determining the impact on the planet. EcoWater Canada will be purchasing carbon offsets…

November 18, 2008 @ 1:35pm

Canada's environmental record is one of the worst-standing 15th out of 17 developed countries- according to the latest Report Card on Canada: How Canada Performs: Environment-Details and Analysis, released this week by The Conference Board of Canada. Canada's overall C grade reflects a poor performance (D grades) in the areas…

November 05, 2008 @ 1:59pm