greenhouse gas emissions

Farm Credit Canada partners with Dairy Farmers of Canada, Lactanet on offering incentive program

Jul 13, 2023 | 6:55pm

An incentive is being offered to Canadian dairy farmers looking to make their operation greener. Farm Credit Canada is offering up to $2-thousand through its Sustainability Incentive Program, with support from the Dairy Farmers of Canada and Lactanet, a farm organization that provides a variety of services for dairy farmers. FCC’s Director of Lending Products […]

Saskatchewan and Ottawa commit to working together on environmental policies

Nov 10, 2022 | 8:00am

The Saskatchewan and federal governments say they are willing to collaborate with each other on environmental policies. Federal Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Wednesday the two levels of government need to figure out ways to work together to ensure there’s progress toward reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. The federal government has said it wants to reach […]

City of Regina asking residents to weigh in on vehicle idling

Aug 23, 2021 | 6:40am

The City of Regina is looking for resident’s opinions on vehicle idling and what changes they would support. Manager of Energy and Sustainability Solutions Greg Kuntz, says the survey will be very helpful in the City’s plan to be net-zero by 2050. “Idle control programs are a common tactic used by many Canadian cities, and […]

SaskPower looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030

Apr 25, 2021 | 7:19am

After previously promising to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent of 2005 levels by 2030, SaskPower says they’ll exceed that target. Spokesperson Joel Cherry says it’s a great development. “We’ve made a lot of progress, we’re adding cleaner generation to our mix and with our updated plan, our forecasts are looking like we’re actually […]

Nutrien to compensate farmers for eco-friendly practices

Apr 12, 2021 | 6:37am

Crop input giant Nutrien of Saskatoon is making an effort to help set up a program to compensate farmers for practices to reduce climate change. The vice president of sustainability for Nutrien, Candace Laing, says the company has set a goal to reduce greenhouse gases while still increasing food for a hungry world. “As a […]

Saskatchewan residents doing their part for climate change

Dec 24, 2019 | 3:00pm

Saskatchewan residents are jumping on board the call to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The ten year trend ending in 2014 indicated personal environmental conservation increased about three percent. The Energy and Emissions Officer at the University of Saskatchewan says that is much more top of mind today. Kevin Hudson points to global warming demonstrations and […]