New funding for GHGSat’s expansion of satellites to detect methane emissions, USask’s VIDO receives a $6-million award for vaccine development from an international epidemic coalition, Ontario and Ottawa make investments in livestock research, and more.
Topic: carbon emissions
The public and private sectors in Alberta are expanding initiatives to produce “blue” hydrogen from natural gas, despite a study by U.S. researchers at Cornell and Stanford universities that raises concerns about blue hydrogen’s “lifecycle” carbon emissions.
Canada’s forest industry is tapping innovation with the aim of growing the nation’s GDP while slashing carbon emissions. Federal government funding and policy support for the innovation drive has been strong, say industry executives and innovation leaders. But more effort is needed to improve procurement programs and regulations, especially for biochemicals and biomaterials.
Canada needs supportive government strategies and policies to maintain its global leadership in “carbontech” innovation: international conference