McDonald’s Canada plans to serve Canadian beef from certified sustainable farms and ranches, sourcing more than 20 million Angus burgers from them over the next 12 months. The company will purchase Angus beef certified according to standards set by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB).
The EPA is escalating its efforts to limit methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, and will begin developing regulations to limit these releases from existing oil and gas wells. Next month, the agency says it will start a formal process to require oil and gas companies to provide … Read more »
As the COP21 climate talks continue in Paris global leaders and organizations are stepping up calls for carbon pricing. The leaders of France, Germany, Canada, Chile, Mexico and Ethiopia, as well as heads of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development say either taxing … Read more »
The Canadian province of Alberta has announced a climate plan that includes an economy-wide carbon tax, sets emissions limits for the oil sands and phases out coal-generated electricity. The plan also includes measures to improve energy efficiency, support clean technological innovations and reduce methane. Under the climate plan, announced by … Read more »
The world’s largest succinic acid plant, which produces renewable chemicals from sugar instead of petroleum, opened yesterday in Canada. Renewable chemistry company BioAmber jointly built the $141.5 million Sarnia plant with Mitsui & Co. The new plant will produce biobased succinic acid from glucose sourced from southern Ontario agricultural suppliers. … Read more »
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