Top Cdn BE: Canada’s Energy Future

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July 23, 2018,

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The Generation Energy Council presented its report to Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr on June 7 , 2018. The report is intended to inform the Government as it develops an energy policy and helps define Canada’s energy future… by Natural Resources Canada.

The Government of Canada announced on November 25, 2016 that it would consult with provinces and territories, Indigenous Peoples, industries, and non-governmental organizations to develop a Clean Fuel Standard to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through the increased use of lower carbon fuels, energy sources and technologies… by Government of Canada.

What if the carbon dioxide that leads to global warming could be captured, stored, and used for farming? It’s a radical idea that some scientists think could help mitigate the warming of the planet and limit the disturbances these gases could create on our global climate and natural systems… by Neel Patel.

July 20, 2018 – Canadian Biomass is celebrating 10 years of print with a special September/October anniversary issue, and we want to hear from you!… by Maria Church.

Alberta’s NDP government is promising up to $70 million towards new clean technology projects in biotechnology, electricity and sustainable transportation, with WestJet eyeing the new program to potentially help fund a biojet fuel facility in the province…  by James Wood.

Sarnia, Ont. is known for being an oil town, full of refineries and chemical factories — but signs of a greener future are appearing. In Sarnia-Lambton’s petrochemical valley, you can see the chimneys and smell the fumes and flames. It’s a sector that employs more than 4,500 people in the region… by CBC.

July 18, 2018 – The Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) is writing to express concern with the Ontario government’s decision to terminate energy contracts, as announced by the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and the impact this decision will have on many of our agricultural, municipal and industrial members… by Canadian Biogas Association.