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UK Unveils New Climate Target
All Related Communities link up to Solve Climate Crisis
In a courtroom in British Columbia Monday, Indigenous communities were arguing the federal government overstepped in approving the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and that it has to be stopped over concerns about its impact on the environment.
Is Government serious about the Climate Crisis or Not?
Oil Free Otago said this morning that Jacinda Ardern’s government’s granting OMV consent to drill in the Great South Basin is a slap in the face for all who care about the climate crisis.
Satellite Detects Methane Gas, A Tool to Curb Climate Change
Oil and gas accidents have long emitted vast amounts of methane, a gas second only to carbon dioxide in its potential to warm the planet. Measuring such releases has been a challenge to scientists.
Exxon Well Blast Caused Huge Methane Leak in Ohio
An Exxon Mobil Corp. natural gas well in Ohio released more methane into the atmosphere during a blowout in 2018 than some countries do in a year, according to a team of American and Dutch scientists.
Coal Demand to Remain Stable Amid Climate Concerns
The demand for coal will remain steady over the next four years due to demand from Asia, which comes despite fears of the climate crisis, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Tuesday.
The Longest UN Climate Talks End with No Deal on Carbon Markets
The two-week long negotiations which extended till Sunday saw no agreement on major issues such as Article 6, loss and damage, and long term finance.
Germany’s Climate Policy Doesn’t Suit the EU
They all agree, but they won’t all agree to participate. The hypocritical deal on climate neutrality by 2050 reached at the EU summit demonstrates how isolated Germany is on this issue.
Exxon and Chevron Targeted by Climate-Activist Shareholder Group
The Dutch activist fund that has filed shareholder resolutions pressuring major oil companies in Europe to take action on climate change has set its sights on the U.S.
Role of Biofuels Examined in the Decarbonisation of Shipping
The report The Role of Sustainable Biofuels in the Decarbonisation of Shipping: The findings of an inquiry into the sustainability and availability of biofuels for shipping at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) currently underway in Madrid.
Japan Companies Show Off Carbon-Free Tech as Tokyo Clings to Coal
While the Japanese government weathers criticism at a United Nations climate conference over its failure to renounce coal, the country's private sector is using the event to showcase technologies that can make a carbon-free society possible.
Koizumi Gives Up Pledge to Curb Coal ‘Addiction’ Due to Opposition
Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi delivers a speech at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid on Dec. 11. (Provided by the Environment Ministry)
EU Leaves Poland Out of 2050 Climate Deal After Standoff
The European Union left Poland out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement on Friday after hours of summit haggling with three poorer eastern member states that demanded more funds for economic transition and support for nuclear power.
Coal Pollution in the Western Balkans is a European Problem
Sixteen coal plants in the Western Balkans pollute as much as the entire EU fleet of 250 units, causing sickness and deaths across the continent. It’s high time to take action, write Viola von Cramon and Petros Kokkalis.
Institutional Investors Urge Greater Climate Ambition
The largest-ever group of investors has called on governments to phase out thermal coal power worldwide, put a price on carbon, end subsidies for fossil fuels, and strengthen nationally-determined contributions.
Canadian Oilsands Firm Denied Its Own Science On Climate Change
While Imperial Oil was calling the link between fossil fuels and global warming an ‘unproven hypothesis,’ internal reports had confirmed the connection.
South Korea Shuts Down 10 Coal-Fired Power Plants to Curb Pollution
The shutdown comes after the government said last month it would idle up as much as 15 coal-fired power plants between December and February, while its remaining plants are expected to supply sufficient power.
COP25 Energy Action Day Drives Climate-proofing of Global Energy Systems
This comment by Karol Gobczynsk, Head of Climate and Energy of the INGKA Group during the Energy Action Event in Madrid on 7 December typifies the dramatic change in the energy landscape which is currently underway.
Energy Developers on the Hunt for New Fuels
Energy firm Scottish Power is to construct solar projects for the first time to maximise onshore renewable energy potential in the UK and Ireland, it announced yesterday.
28 Years Ago, Big Oil Predicted Carbon Tax was Necessary to Stop Global Warming
As far back as 1991, the Canadian arm of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s empire anticipated that a high tax on carbon emissions would be necessary to maintain a stable climate, newly released documents show.
Is Carbon Pricing the Key to a Clean Energy Future?
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has proposed incorporating the social cost of carbon into the wholesale price of electricity.
Fossil Fuel Use Continues to Push Up CO2 Emissions
Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry are expected to grow slowly in 2019 due to a decline in the use of coal, according to a study by Global Carbon Project.
Global CO2 Emissions From Coal Down This Year
Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants and industrial facilities fell in 2019, according to research published Dec. 3, though overall emissions of CO2 rose.
Without the Enforcement of Environmental Laws, Oil Infrastructure Projects in Timor-Leste Come at a Cost
Ignoring environmental laws in Timor-Leste to build a petroleum infrastructure project could mean serious problems for communities including environmental destruction, loss of land, and loss of livelihoods.
As Climate Warnings Grow Dire, Energy Companies Face A 'New Frontier Of Threats'
But in the coming months, the Interior Department will sell leases to companies that intend to drill for oil and gas in the refuge's coastal plain.
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Japan's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall to Record Low in 2018/19
Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 3.6% to a record low in the year to March 2019, government figures showed on Friday, thanks to growing use of renewable energy and the gradual return of nuclear power as well as warmer winter.
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