Canada has set ambitious CO2 emissions reductions targets: by 2030, the Government hopes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40-45% relative to 2005 levels. Yet, these goals are confronted with the still growing emissions from the oil and gas sector. The Province of Alberta has a long history with flaring and venting. This blog outlines several milestones in this history and provides background, a “pre-history”, on the development of the province’s flaring and venting regulation.
This report provides an assessment of the investment climate for Canada’s electricity, gas, oil, and pipeline industries, based on an extensive survey of senior energy sector executives conducted by the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre. The goal of the survey was to better understand what factors drive energy companies’ investment decisions and how Canada compares to other countries.
The 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change (PA) is the main international policy agreement that defines the global response to climate change. This Policy Brief examines whether, five+ years after the Paris Agreement was first negotiated, major economies are fulfilling their policy pledges.