Managing Volatile Natural Gas Markets

Procurement managers could experience sticker shock when supply contracts are renewed this fall and winter – especially if colder weather is in the forecast. Natural gas prices have risen significantly in the past year. This is a new circumstance for natural gas users...

Most Common Carbon Questions Answered

What Are Carbon Emissions?  Carbon, in its most basic form, is an element. It’s the most common element for life on Earth! Carbon can be found just about everywhere on Earth—in the air, the soil, the oceans, and even inside our...

BC AGRICULTURE IS HIT WITH CLIMATE CHANGE

British Columbia’s agricultural producers have been hard hit this year with severe weather powered by a hotter climate.   Last June, a “heat dome” settled over western Canada. A “heat dome” is a phenomenon created by a warming climate.  ...

SOLVING THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMIT CHALLENGE

The United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow has ended. President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau promised to reduce carbon emissions 50% and 40%, respectively, by 2030. After the many words spoken and the Glasgow Climate Pact signed, what are the implications? Three...

CEMENT MANUFACTURERS CONFRONT RISK AND OPPORTUNITY

Cement producers confront a business challenge in which managing energy and carbon emissions now have enormous strategic value. Canadian and American governments recently reaffirmed their commitment to keep the global average temperature rise to less than 2°C. To...