Relevant Articles

Scientists Struggle to Explain a Worrying Rise in Atmospheric Methane - The Economist, April 28, 2018

Every year human endeavours emit 50bn tonnes of “carbon dioxide equivalent”. This way of measuring things reflects the climatic importance of CO2, which traps heat in the atmosphere for centuries before it breaks down, compared with other, shorter-lived greenhouse gases.


Canadian Emissions Creep Lower in 2016 but Paris Targets Still Dubious - The Canadian Press, April 18, 2018

Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord.

Clean Energy Innovation Technology Coming to Atlantic Canada - NRCan, July 28, 2017

Today, Member of Parliament Andy Fillmore, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, announced $482,000 in federal funding for Dalhousie University for a multi-partner methane field research and development project. 

Energy Innovation Program Project Profile - NRCan, July 28, 2017

This project is the first phase of a methane mitigation initiative to be conducted in the Maritimes, with a focus on legacy (historic) fossil resource (oil, gas, coal) extraction sites. 

Low Carbon Energy Fund - JWN Energy, June 15, 2017

The Canadian Government will provide provinces and territories with $2 billion over the next five years to help address climate change.  Money will be available to support the leadership commitments that provinces and territories have outlined in the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

Federal Government's Emission Reduction Initiative - Globe and Mail, May 25, 2017

New rules to reduce methane emissions from Canada's energy sector will cost the industry and estimated $3.3- billion over the next two decades, and will hit conventional oil and natural-gas producers the most dramatically.

Where Is Your Energy Coming From? - Nova Scotia Power (Updated Daily)

Check in daily to see where energy in Nova Scotia is being sourced from.  Year to date data is also available, as is historic data.