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Oilsands operators confident they can meet Canada’s net zero goals
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Oilsands operators confident they can meet Canada’s net zero goals

An industry that has employed thousands of Canadians, generated billions of dollars worth of economic investment and annual government revenues now finds itself staring down perhaps it’s biggest challenge yet: dramatically slashing greenhouse gas emissions in a relatively short timeframe. Read more: Net-zero power system in Alberta ‘possible’ by 2035 but pricey: report Read More Net-zero power system in Alberta ‘possible’ by 2035 but pricey: report Alberta’s oilsands sector generates around 70 million tonnes of emissions each year — around one-tenth of Canada’s entire emissions profile.The industry itself has acknowledged it needs to dramatically cut those emi...
A Houston attorney is banking on big business helping preserve the Texas Coast
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A Houston attorney is banking on big business helping preserve the Texas Coast

Mother nature is one of the most powerful allies in helping reduce and store carbon-dioxide emissions.Our coastal marshlands play a vital role in that process but are being threatened by erosion and sea level rise.A Houston environmental attorney said he’s found a way to protect these delicate areas of the state while making it financially beneficial for big businesses to support the effort.“This where the economy is headed and it’s a new economy for agriculture in Texas, for coastal land owners,” said attorney Jim Blackburn. “It’s part of a new economy of carbon, as well as protection of the Texas coast.”Blackburn’s goal is to create a thousand miles of living shoreline stretching from Orange County to Cameron County. He believes energy industry leaders can help with this effort in exc...