Carbon Capture

Sask. Leadership Hopefuls Questioned on Infrastructure and Services

As Saskatchewan’s New Democratic Party (NDP) and Saskatchewan Party (SP) are in the midst of leadership campaigns, the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) engaged the leadership candidates for their positions on important municipal infrastructure and services. In the letter sent ...

In Pursuit of Sustainable Communities: Survey finds that Indigenous Participation is Driving Clean Energy Growth in Canada

By Selina Lee-Andersen A pioneering survey has found that Indigenous participation in Canada’s clean energy economy has grown rapidly over the past 20 years, in all regions of the country. Lumos Clean Energy Advisors (Lumos), an advisor to First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, undertook a ...

In Pursuit of Sustainable Communities: Survey finds that Indigenous Participation is Driving Clean Energy Growth in Canada

By Selina Lee-Andersen A pioneering survey has found that Indigenous participation in Canada’s clean energy economy has grown rapidly over the past 20 years, in all regions of the country. Lumos Clean Energy Advisors (Lumos), an advisor to First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, undertook a ...

Canadian Green Tech ceases publishing

It is with regret that I announce today that Canadian Green Tech will no longer be publishing articles, insights or news. The Canadian Green Tech Weekly Briefing, the main instrument for reaching readers, will also stop publication.  Over the last eight+ years, I have witnessed a major shift in ...

CO2 Solutions exploring carbon capture opportunities in mining sector

CO2 Solutions Inc. is working with Seneca Experts Conseils Inc. to assess the viability of using its carbon capture technology in a 32-tonne per day project in the mining and metals industry. The identity of the potential client hasn’t been disclosed.  ...

Ontario Creates Low Carbon Innovation Fund to Accelerate Cleantech

The Government of Ontario has announced a new fund to support cleantech projects, in concept and commercialization, that reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). The Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) will support emerging, innovative technologies in areas such as alternative energy generation and con ...

New fund to support low carbon innovation unveiled in Ontario

The Ontario government is offering more money to support the development of alternative energy and conservation, bioproducts and new carbon capture and use technologies. The Low Carbon Innovation Fund was launched this week. ...

Inventys secures $10 million round B financing

Carbon capture technology company Inventys has landed an equity investment from Husky Energy. This financing is part of a $10 million Round B financing with investments from The Roda Group and Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital. The money will be used to fund a 30 tonne per day pilot plant providing ...

Do changes in land use caused by Payments for Environmental Services last?

Not long after I joined the World Bank, I worked on a team assessing the extent and severity of land degradation in El Salvador. As part of this work, I went to visit the site of a soil conservation project that had been implemented a few years earlier and was considered extremely successful. Inde ...

Preserving our forests: a crucial sustainable development aim

In 2014, a year before the Paris agreement, governments, businesses and civil society made a commitment to protect our forests by adopting the voluntary but ambitious goals laid out in the New York Declaration that seek to halve the rate of natural forest loss by 2020 (estimated at 13 million hec ...