Carbon Capture

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 ...

CO2 Solutions shows economic, technical capability of its carbon capture process

The proof is in the pudding, the expression goes. For Quebec City-based CO2 Solutions, it’s in the enzyme and a process that can capture carbon in an economically viable way for industrial emitters without substantially hurting their bottom line. According to research results, the company’s proc ...

Sustainable tourism can drive the blue economy: Investing in ocean health is synonymous with generating ocean wealth

© The Nature Conservancy Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries, contributing trillions of dollars to the global economy and supporting the livelihoods of an estimated one in ten people worldwide. In many countries, with both developing and well-developed economies, tourism is appr ...

Corn is out because second-generation biofuels are better, study says

In the search for alternative energy sources, biofuels like ethanol and biodiesel were once heralded as the energy solution of the future. Plant-based, renewable and “clean,” fuels from crops like corn and sugar cane garnered a lot of attention along with significant government backing. But th ...