Archive for February, 2008

Carbon $eque$tration

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Saskpower, the government owned utility, has announced that they are going to go ahead with a coal fired plant with carbon sequestration.  The CO2 will be removed from the stack, and sent into old oil wells to enhance their production.

Paying down the Environmental Deficit

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Didn’t happen.


BC Introduces Carbon Tax

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

BC became the second province to introduce a carbon tax, following the rather timid lead of Quebec.


New Life for Clotheslines

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

The government of Ontario is proposing to put in place a regulation to make it mandatory for developers and municipalities to allow outdoor clotheslines.


Olde King Coal

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

New coal plants just became a lot more expensive. Is this the beginning of the end for coal?