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Set-backs for CCS in US and Canada

Feature story | February 12, 2008 at 17:00

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), the technological poster child for the future of Alberta's tar sands and coal-fired electricity generation, has just had its biggest supporter pull the rug out from underneath its feet. The Bush administration...

Canada's climate plan is dishonest, says Greenpeace

Feature story | November 23, 2008 at 17:00

Canada's federal and Alberta provincialgovernments ignored the findings of a joint task force and deceived thepublic when they committed $2.5 billion to carbon capture and storage (CCS)technology, suggests a briefing note to the report obtained...

Shell’s carbon capture plan for the tar sands has some holes

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 6, 2012 1 comment

Shell was making headlines around the world yesterday for giving the green light to their “Quest” project to capture carbon dioxide emissions from a plant that processes bitumen from the tar sands. Or rather, I should say the...

(non)Talking Point - g & h

Blog entry by Michael | November 24, 2008 1 comment

g) Governments can provide economic and tax support. h) The long-term legal liability for permanently storing CO2 must be assumed by governments. Key Messages - Carbon Capture and Storage FOI You'd think that with all the...

Harper, Obama, and the Tar Sands

Blog entry by Dave Martin | November 17, 2008 8 comments

Suncor tar sands facility in Fort McMurray Sadly, there is some truth in the claim by Canada’s new environment minister Jim Prentice that the climate change policies of Stephen Harper and Barack Obama are similar.     The...

Reasons to Believe: Servers

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | June 17, 2009

This week US Energy Secretary Steven Chu told a gathering that included premiers from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba that the entire world must do more to address climate change.  He referred to impacts the world is feeling right...

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