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Environment & Animal Life, Society

Doctors ask homeowners to stop using natural gas

Homeowners in the western province of British Columbia (B.C.) are being asked to switch from using natural gas to electricity to help curb climate change. These are energy sources for home heating, hot water, kitchen appliances, clothes washers and dryers. »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Booming natural gas projects subvert climate change goals: report

Canada is a major developer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) but an international non-profit says the world boom in this industry is “on a collision course” with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The report »

Society

Natural gas may be limited in cold winter months, warns supplier

As winter approaches, a natural gas company warns supplies will be reduced in the western province of British Columbia. FortisBC says that the explosion of a natural gas pipeline on October 9, 2018 caused damage that will be repaired by »

Economy

Enbridge to sell natural gas processing business to Brookfield group

North American energy transportation giant Enbridge Inc. has signed a deal to sell its Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business in British Columbia and Alberta to Brookfield Infrastructure and its partners for $4.31 billion as part of its strategy »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Climate scientists ask Canada to reject LNG project

Ninety scientists say a proposed liquefied natural gas project on Canada’s Pacific coast would have dire environmental consequences and undermine Canada’s commitments to curb climate change, reports Canadian Press. They say the Pacific NorthWest L-N-G project would be one of »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Natural gas pipeline explosion in western Canadian province of Manitoba

Thousands of people in the western prairie province of Manitoba are still without natural gas after a huge pipeline explosion near the town of Otterburne, about 50 kilometres south of the capital, Winnipeg. About 4,000 customers have been without heat »