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Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

OTTAWA — Pushing the private sector to develop clean technology — and heavy emitters to adopt it — is where billions in new money will flow from the Liberals’ 2021 budget pledge unveiled Monday to tackle climate change.



Chrystia Freeland standing in front of a table


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Around $17 billion is promised to be spent in the years ahead to promote a “green” recovery out of the COVID-19 pandemic and create jobs. 

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Included in that is $5 billion more into a fund meant to be spent on projects used by industry to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. 

The government says that

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Biden Infrastructure Plan Targets Electric Cars, Clean Power

(Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden is calling for sweeping investment in electric vehicles, renewable power and the electric grid as part of a broad blueprint to bolster the U.S. economy while combating climate change.

The president’s plans, part of a $2.25 trillion infrastructure and stimulus blueprint he is set to unveil in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, are meant to catalyze investments in a clean energy economy and encourage low-emission technology necessary to constrain global warming.

Biden’s initiative would give a 10-year extension to tax credits that have been a boon to wind, solar and other renewable energy projects. His plan, which

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Will Clean Home Technology Prevail in the Wake of Coronavirus?

It’s probably at least somewhat fair to say that the coronavirus pandemic has turned a lot of us into full-fledged germaphobes — and that includes those of us who weren’t in the habit of cramming bottles of hand sanitizer into our coat pockets and purses every time we’d leave the house. But in our now germ-conscious culture, cleanliness at home has become all the more important. And new technology makes it possible to keep our homes not just clean but sanitized and safer to breathe in, too.

Cleaner air, clearer heads

One company is at the forefront of clean home

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Clean technology projects line up bids for $1 billion EU support

By Kate Abnett

(Reuters) – Clean technology projects are readying bids for a billion-euro support package from the European Union under a flagship scheme for funding breakthrough low-carbon technologies.

The EU Innovation Fund will support projects such as floating wind farms, carbon capture mechanisms and energy storage, all of which could help clean up sectors such as cement and steelmaking.

“These large-scale investments will help restart the EU economy and create a green recovery that leads us to climate neutrality in 2050,” EU climate chief Frans Timmermans said.

The European Commission on Friday invited projects to bid for 1 billion

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