Carbon Industry News

Coal industry sees relevance in tech embraced by Paris climate agreement

May 14, 2021

… are a key part of the Paris Agreement on climate change, said…. The Paris Agreement, signed in 2015, calls on the world to cut emissions… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Airbus, Dassault reach tentative workshare agreement on FCAS fighter – source

May 7, 2021

…PARIS, April 2 (Reuters) – Industrial partners including Airbus… and Dassault Aviation have reached a tentative agreement on the European… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Japan's greenhouse gas emissions fell 2.9% in 2019/20 to record low

…TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fell… data on greenhouse gas emissions, revised data from the environment… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Ireland sets binding target of 51% greenhouse gas cut by 2030

… setting a binding target of cutting greenhouse gases by 51% by 2030… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Putin calls for Russian greenhouse gas emissions to be lower than EU's

May 6, 2021

… is the world’s fourth largest greenhouse gas emitter. Putin is set to deliver… potential, is achievable.” Russia’s greenhouse gas emissions are around half… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Canada's Nutrien to cut 30% greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

… on Thursday it aimed to achieve at least a 30% reduction in greenhouse… gas emissions by 2030, the latest company seeking to tackle climate… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Farmers struggle to break into booming carbon-credit market

April 28, 2021

… purchase of carbon credits in January, it turned to a relatively new… source: farmers who plant crops meant to trap carbon in the soil… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Breakingviews – BlackRock can push harder on climate change

April 26, 2021

… about climate change. A related concern is that if capital-starved western… managed debt portfolio gives Fink scope to push the climate–change… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Commodities trader Trafigura launches carbon trading desk

April 9, 2021

… a carbon trading desk led by Hannah Hauman, the global commodities… for Europe, the statement said. The new carbon team will be based… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Barrick Gold raises greenhouse gas emission reduction target to 30%

April 8, 2021

… raised its greenhouse gas emissions target to 30% from 10% and pledged… on gold miners, which are among the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Occidental unit to build low-carbon bio-ethylene plant

April 6, 2021

…(Reuters) – Occidental Petroleum’s low-carbon unit said…-made carbon dioxide, instead of hydrocarbon-sourced feedstocks… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Pope, using Shakespeare, makes climate change appeal

March 30, 2021

… blind to the destruction of climate change and the mass migration…, are climate change sceptics and contest the majority scientific opinion… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Sinopec aims for carbon neutrality by 2025, with pivot to hydrogen

March 29, 2021

… refiner, said on Monday that it aims to be carbon neutral by 2050… with hydrogen as one core area for a low-carbon push. As the country’s… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 8.9% in 2020

March 25, 2021

…LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – Britain’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions… government data showed on Thursday. Greenhouse gas emissions were estimated… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Southern California Gas sets net zero greenhouse gas emission target

March 23, 2021

… zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations and delivery of energy…March 23 (Reuters) – Gas utility Southern California Gas Co (SoCalGas… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Boliden launches low-carbon copper products

March 19, 2021

… kind, hoping to appeal to consumers aiming to cut their carbon… than half the average carbon dioxide emissions of traditionally mined… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Kerry says Paris Agreement signatories not doing enough to limit global warming

March 10, 2021

… that the world was not doing enough to respect the Paris Agreement…PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. climate change envoy John Kerry said… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

European Parliament to seek carbon border levy by 2023

March 9, 2021

…BRUSSELS, March 9 (Reuters) – The European Union should impose carbon… leaving Europe to avoid CO2 costs – known as “carbon leakage”. Parliament… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Industry lobbies EU lawmakers to change carbon border levy plan

March 8, 2021

…* European Parliament to vote Tuesday on carbon border report * EU… planned carbon border policy, in a last-minute lobbying push ahead… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Gazprom makes first delivery of carbon-neutral LNG to Europe

… said on Monday it had delivered its first carbon-neutral shipment… of Russian LNG, which it said was made carbon neutral by offsetting… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Canada releases draft regulations on greenhouse gas reduction credits

March 5, 2021

… regulations on Friday detailing how projects that reduce or remove greenhouse… gas (GHG) emissions can earn tradable credits, a major part… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

At home of climate accord in Paris, campaigners demand action

March 4, 2021

…. The agreement signed in Paris between almost 200 states on Dec. 12, 2015… champion of the climate and great protector the Paris Agreement… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

EU Commissioner Breton says digital tax agreement will be reached

…PARIS, Jan 8 (Reuters) – An agreement on digital tax will be reached… Breton said on Friday. “I’m sure we’ll find an agreement and I am sure we… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

EU welcomes Biden's decision for U.S. to re-join Paris climate accord

… Joe Biden for the U.S. to re-join the Paris Agreement on climate… and initiated the process of the United States rejoining the Paris… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Coronavirus causes largest U.S. greenhouse gas emissions drop since World War Two -report

… made under the Copenhagen climate accord to reduce greenhouse gas…By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – U.S. greenhouse… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Worried about climate change? There's a book for that.

… has seen a boom in books about climate change. The annual number… somewhat or very worried about climate change, up from 53% in 2011. Some… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Carbon pricing needs to increase sharply to limit global warming -WoodMac

… rise in carbon pricing is needed to achieve the goal of limiting…. “To be on a 1.5-degree pathway, carbon support prices will need to reach… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Britain eyes London as global carbon offset market hub

March 3, 2021

… to establish London as a global hub for the trade of voluntary carbon… for carbon offsets is expected to soar over the next few years as companies… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Oil industry lobby weighs support of carbon pricing: source

March 2, 2021

… endorsing a price on carbon emissions, a major shift after long resisting… of the world’s biggest oil companies, is considering endorsing carbon… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

We need a carbon price, can manage it regionally: Repsol deputy CEO

…MADRID (Reuters) – The world needs a carbon price… an oil and gas conference on Tuesday. “Definitely we will need a carbon… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Factbox: Carbon offset credits and their pros and cons

February 25, 2021

… carbon offset credit market has the potential to play a major role… The first, and so far largest, carbon offsetting market, the United Nations… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

EU bets on data to prepare for climate change impacts

February 24, 2021

… and adapt to the increasing impacts of climate change. As European Union… by 2050, they will still face decades of climate-related impacts, locked… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Activist investment firm pushes Exxon to do more on greenhouse gas emissions

February 22, 2021

… iconic brands, to slash its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050… to carbon capture. “The Company aims for industry-leading greenhouse gas… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

ANALYSIS-With U.S. return to Paris Agreement, stars align for accelerated climate action

February 19, 2021

…) – The formal return of the United States to the Paris Agreement on climate… the Paris Agreement on Friday, under its new President Joe Biden after just… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

EU lawmakers call for carbon border costs by 2023, eventually for all industry

February 15, 2021

… Union to impose carbon costs on imports of electricity and polluting… which are currently covered by the bloc’s carbon market – among them… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Shell plans show steep curve ahead for carbon offset market

February 12, 2021

… for nature-based carbon offsets, derived from forestry and soil stewardship…, as do its carbon capture and storage (CCS) capacity aims. Graphic… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

FACTBOX-Big Oil seizes on carbon technology, environmental goals to build business

February 3, 2021

… their carbon sequestration technologies and projects into business ventures…. The efforts could help big greenhouse gas emitters reduce their carbon… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for 'best' carbon capture tech

January 22, 2021

… for development of the “best” technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions… emissions rather than taking carbon out of the air. The International… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Google and French publishers sign agreement over copyrights

January 21, 2021

…PARIS (Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google and French publishers said… on Thursday they had concluded an agreement over copyrights, the first… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

[Green finance]#GGKPWebinar | Preparing Investment-ready Green Projects: What works and what doesn’t

January 20, 2021

How to design investment-ready green projects and businesses, looking at specific donor-funded programmes. View this email in your browser REGISTER *Why aren’t there more investment-ready green projects and businesses? * *How can donors and implementing agencies support project preparation for green investment projects and businesses to make them more attractive … Continue reading “[Green finance]#GGKPWebinar | Preparing Investment-ready Green Projects: What works and what doesn’t”

(Climate Change)Immediate climate victory as Biden set to cancel controversial #KXL

Andy Rowell posted: ” There are less than 12 hours left until America is back from the brink. The bright winds of change will be formalized today when Joe Biden is formally inaugurated as the next President of the United States. And already, from a climate perspective t” New post … Continue reading “(Climate Change)Immediate climate victory as Biden set to cancel controversial #KXL”

EU sees carbon border levy as 'matter of survival' for industry

January 18, 2021

… proposed carbon border charge is essential to the survival of its own… to propose its carbon border adjustment policy before the end of June… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Chevron invests in carbon capture startup Blue Planet Systems

January 15, 2021

… and develops carbon capture technology to reduce carbon footprint… on startups with lower-carbon technologies that can scale commercially… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

PepsiCo aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

January 14, 2021

… it aimed to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its supply… greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 75% and by 40% in areas… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

EMBARGO-PepsiCo aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

… it aimed to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its supply… greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 75% and by 40… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

New ‘green’ platinum project leaps out of starting blocks, will use 82% less electricity

January 12, 2021

New ‘green’ platinum project leaps out of starting blocks, will use 82% less electricity Pallinghurst managing partner and co-founder Arne Frandsen is interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer. JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The innovative new platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and processing project that slashes 82% off electricity … Continue reading “New ‘green’ platinum project leaps out of starting blocks, will use 82% less electricity”

Polluter of the Year: The South African government

January 6, 2021

Polluter of the Year: The South African government By Kevin Bloom• 4 January 2021 Emissions rise from a tower of the Eskom Kusile coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Photo: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Less In 2020, as activists faced assassination and threats, … Continue reading “Polluter of the Year: The South African government”

Polluter of the Year: The South African government

January 5, 2021

Polluter of the Year: The South African government By Kevin Bloom• 4 January 2021 Emissions rise from a tower of the Eskom Kusile coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Photo: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Less In 2020, as activists faced assassination and threats, … Continue reading “Polluter of the Year: The South African government”

FACTBOX-Whats and whys of the EU-China investment agreement

December 30, 2020

…, such as adherence to the Paris climate agreement, and on labour rights. China… are the main points of the agreement and its timing. WHY THE HURRY? The EU… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Analysts raise short-term EU carbon price forecasts -survey

December 22, 2020

…* EU carbon price survey * Prices hit 14-year high this month… their European carbon market short-term price forecasts on expectations… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Fwd: [New p[Fossik-]Over 500 Groups Urge Biden to Order Fossil Fuel Leasing Ban

December 19, 2020

Collin Rees posted: ” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2020 Contact: Collin Rees, collin [at] priceofoil.org Randi Spivak, rspivak [at] biologicaldiversity.org Over 500 Groups Urge Biden to Order Fossil Fuel Leasing Ban Proposed Executive Order Could Be Imple” New post on *Oil Change International* Over 500 Groups Urge Biden to … Continue reading “Fwd: [New p[Fossik-]Over 500 Groups Urge Biden to Order Fossil Fuel Leasing Ban”

[Carbon neutrality]Achieving carbon neutrality: One company’s lessons learned | World Economic Forum

December 18, 2020

Achieving carbon neutrality: One company’s lessons learned [image: The circular lighting initiative, demonstrated at the Schiphol Airport, is one way that Signify is help] Image: Thijs Wolzak, Signify 16 Dec 2020 1. Eric Rondolat Chief Executive Officer, Signify The World Economic Forum COVID Action Platform Learn more Most Popular The … Continue reading “[Carbon neutrality]Achieving carbon neutrality: One company’s lessons learned | World Economic Forum”

Climate change turns up the heat on ad industry

December 17, 2020

…. That’s changing, as the issue of climate change shoots up the global agenda… Biden, who has vowed to get tough on climate change. Most major… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

SEA: Urban Energy News

*Urban Energy News* *Issue 24, December 2020* *Welcome to our quarterly newsletter* *SEA wishes all our readers good health and relaxation over the holidays as you re-energise for a dynamic 2021. Thank you for your continued support.* *Get the latest urban energy data for South African Cities!* SEA recently launched … Continue reading “SEA: Urban Energy News”

Exxon Mobil plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2025

December 14, 2020

… it planned to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Exxon Mobil plans to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 2025

… to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years to support… greenhouse gas emissions by 15% to 20% by 2025, compared to 2016 levels… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

UPDATE 1-Exxon Mobil plans to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 2025

… Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday it planned to reduce its greenhouse gas… it would reduce the intensity of operated upstream greenhouse gas emissions… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Japan to discuss carbon pricing scheme early next year – environment minister

December 11, 2020

… year on introducing a carbon pricing scheme to help achieve the country’s… ambitious target of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, Environment… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Will 2021 bring more power cuts or prosperity?

Will 2021 bring more power cuts or prosperity? 11 DECEMBER 2020 – 05:00 ANTON EBERHARD [image: Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO] Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO There were more power cuts in 2020 in SA, more gigawatt hours of load-shedding, than in any previous year. The next year will likely not be much better. … Continue reading “Will 2021 bring more power cuts or prosperity?”

Japan's greenhouse gas emissions fell to record low in year to March 2020

December 8, 2020

…TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 2.7… year, when Japan began compiling data on greenhouse gas emissions… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Fast-changing electricity landscape calls for robust regulatory reform

December 7, 2020

Fast-changing electricity landscape calls for robust regulatory reform By Grové Steyn and Celeste Renaud• 6 December 2020 South Africa’s electricity sector, based on a centralised monopoly and commensurate regulatory regime, can no longer achieve its primary objective: supplying citizens and the economy with reliable and affordable electricity without burdening the … Continue reading “Fast-changing electricity landscape calls for robust regulatory reform”

Fall in energy efficiency investment threatens climate goals – IEA

December 4, 2020

Fall in energy efficiency investment threatens climate goals – IEA 3RD DECEMBER 2020 BY: CREAMER MEDIA REPORTER ARTICLE ENQUIRY SAVE THIS ARTICLE EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: -+ Investment in energy efficiency worldwide is on course to fall by 9% in 2020, the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts, warning that … Continue reading “Fall in energy efficiency investment threatens climate goals – IEA”

Fwd: It is time to kill coal

Our cover this week looks at coal, the main source of greenhouse gases [image: The Economist] Read in browser December 3RD 2020 *The Economist* this week Highlights from the latest issue [image: The Economist] Our cover this week looks at coal, the main source of greenhouse gases. In America and … Continue reading “Fwd: It is time to kill coal”

Factbox: Aluminium groups compete to sell lower-carbon products

… of aluminium products with lower carbon dioxide emissions, largely… of the most carbon-intensive segments of the metals industry. Below… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

SWC50 – Session 3: Transforming the Energy Sector starts today 3 Dec 2020

December 3, 2020

This is a reminder that “SWC50 – Session 3: Transforming the Energy Sector” will begin today: Thu, Dec 3, 2020 11:00 PM – Fri, Dec 4, 2020 12:30 AM SAST Add to Calendar: Outlook® Calendar | Google Calendar™ | iCal® Please send your questions, comments and feedback to: liehr@ises.org *How … Continue reading “SWC50 – Session 3: Transforming the Energy Sector starts today 3 Dec 2020”

Pioneer Natural sets targets to reduce greenhouse gas, methane emissions

December 2, 2020

… its GHG (greenhouse gas) and methane emissions on Wednesday, becoming… to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its operations to net zero by 2040… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Fwd: [New post] We need your help to keep Big Oil’s influence out of the Biden Administration

Andy Rowell posted: ” As tens of millions of Americans returned to work yesterday after their Thanksgiving holiday, Trump’s attempts to overturn the election result — which many have called “desperate” and “dangerous” — faced fresh defeats when Wisconsin and Arizona confir” New post on *Oil Change International* We need … Continue reading “Fwd: [New post] We need your help to keep Big Oil’s influence out of the Biden Administration”

Govt study into local lithium-ion battery value chain almost complete

November 28, 2020

m.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-study-into-local-lithium-ion-battery-value-chain-almost-complete-2020-11-27 Govt study into local lithium-ion battery value chain almost complete 27th November 2020 BY: IRMA VENTER CREAMER MEDIA SENIOR DEPUTY EDITOR [image: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair] Gaylor Montmasson-Clair [image: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair] Gaylor Montmasson-Clair [image: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair] Gaylor Montmasson-Clair [image: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair] Gaylor Montmasson-Clair [image: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair] Gaylor Montmasson-Clair A study into … Continue reading “Govt study into local lithium-ion battery value chain almost complete”

A “Green Gigaton” Bid to Scale Funding for Forests

November 25, 2020

Here’s what we’re thankful for! In this edition – A note from Michael Jenkins – The Green Gigaton Challenge launch – We need a “Marshall Plan” for forests Dear Friends, It’s Thanksgiving this week here in the US. *Here is what I am grateful for: in an incredibly difficult year, … Continue reading “A “Green Gigaton” Bid to Scale Funding for Forests”

ICAO Council Expands Eligibility for Nature-Based Solutions under CORSIA

The approved recommendations broaden the range of Natural Climate Solutions now accepted under CORSIA Announcement November 2020 View this email in your browser [image: VCS Email Banner] Last Friday, the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) approved all recommendations made by its Technical Advisory Body (TAB) regarding emission … Continue reading “ICAO Council Expands Eligibility for Nature-Based Solutions under CORSIA”

[FBE]Invitation from NERSA to comment on the Free Basic Electricity Rate Methodolgy – deadline 7 December 2020

November 23, 2020

INVITATION FOR STAKEHOLDERS TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON THE REVIEWOF THE NATIONAL FREE BASIC ELECTRICITY (NFBE) RATE METHODOLOGY FORTHE DETERMINATION OF THE RATE FOR THE COMPENSATION OF ESKOM BY LOCALAUTHORITIES The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is a regulatory authority established as a juristic person in terms of … Continue reading “[FBE]Invitation from NERSA to comment on the Free Basic Electricity Rate Methodolgy – deadline 7 December 2020”

Report highlights climate indicators and opportunities | UCT News

Report highlights climate indicators and opportunities 18 NOVEMBER 2020 | STORY PENNY HAW. PHOTO ADOBE STOCK. Read time 8 min. [image: The Climate Transparency Report highlights key issues, including areas of opportunity and concern about the fact that South Africa is not on track to achieve the 1.5°C goal of … Continue reading “Report highlights climate indicators and opportunities | UCT News”

Google signs copyright agreement with six French newspapers

November 19, 2020

…PARIS, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google has signed copyright… agreements with six French newspapers and magazines, including dailies Le… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Google signs copyright agreements with six French newspapers

…PARIS (Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google has signed copyright agreements… by Google. The agreements with the six French newspapers are based… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Oil giants including Exxon set first joint carbon target

November 17, 2020

… agreed to reduce the average carbon intensity of their aggregated…. The members agreed on a common methodology to calculate carbon intensity… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

EU seeks to convince Poland on climate change target

… for a tougher European Union climate change target, after the country…* Poland seeks more data on EU 2030 climate target * EU and Polish… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

EU eyes tax as tool in climate change fight

November 16, 2020

… be revamped to reflect climate and environmental costs, the head… of EU climate policy said on Monday. Brussels is planning a far-reaching… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Solar roll-out at Ford start of project to be 100% energy self-sufficient by 2024

November 14, 2020

m.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-roll-out-at-ford-start-of-project-to-be-100-energy-self-sufficient-by-2024-2020-11-13/rep_id:4433 Solar roll-out at Ford start of project to be 100% energy self-sufficient by 2024 13th November 2020 BY: IRMA VENTER CREAMER MEDIA SENIOR DEPUTY EDITOR [image: Work on the solar project has already started] Work on the solar project has already started [image: Work on the solar project has … Continue reading “Solar roll-out at Ford start of project to be 100% energy self-sufficient by 2024”

Cape Town settlements benefit from cool roofs this summer

November 13, 2020

Cape Town settlements benefit from cool roofs this summer Share NOVEMBER 12, 2020 0 ByROGER LILLEY – Advertisment – The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) is rolling out 26 000 m2 of cool roofing technology in the City of Cape Town as part of the Cool Roofs and … Continue reading “Cape Town settlements benefit from cool roofs this summer”

Sasol pins low-carbon ‘reset’ hopes on gas, renewables and green hydrogen

November 12, 2020

m.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-pins-low-carbon-reset-hopes-on-gas-renewables-and-green-hydrogen-2020-11-11 Sasol pins low-carbon ‘reset’ hopes on gas, renewables and green hydrogen 11th November 2020 BY: TERENCE CREAMER CREAMER MEDIA EDITOR [image: Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler] *Photo by:* Creamer Media’s Donna Slater Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler [image: Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler] *Photo by:* Creamer Media’s Donna Slater Sasol CEO Fleetwood … Continue reading “Sasol pins low-carbon ‘reset’ hopes on gas, renewables and green hydrogen”

Occidental Petroleum announces net-zero target for greenhouse gas emissions

November 10, 2020

… out a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its operations… Dutch Shell has laid out a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Australia says U.S. return to Paris Agreement, WHO under Biden would be welcome

November 9, 2020

… into the Paris Agreement, somewhere we’ve always been,” Morrison told reporters… withdrew from the Paris climate agreement last week, but Biden has… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

[JET{The Voters Have Spoken — It’s Time to Get on Track to End Poverty

November 8, 2020

Let’s Get on Track to End Poverty *READ* *The Voters Have Spoken — It’s Time to Get on Track to End Poverty* [image: Image] Dear Global Citizen, The voters have spoken:* Joe Biden will be next president* of the United States. And now it’s time to get to work. *We’ve … Continue reading “[JET{The Voters Have Spoken — It’s Time to Get on Track to End Poverty”

U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement extremely regrettable, Japan says

November 5, 2020

… is withdrawing from the Paris Agreement now,” he said. (Reporting…TOKYO (Reuters) – The United States’ withdrawal from the Paris… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Global investor group urges United States to rejoin Paris climate accord

November 4, 2020

… Agreement. “Recommitting to the Paris Agreement would provide… are standing up and saying let’s get back into the Paris Agreement because… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Enel lifts 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction target to 80% from 70%

October 30, 2020

… lifted its 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction target to 80% from 70… decarbonization by 2050, already decreased direct greenhouse gas emissions by more… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

[Carboin]Carbon footprinting and SA carbon tax course

October 29, 2020

Just to advise that the next rendition of the course (green course) will be held from the 25th of November until the 27th of November. Here is the link: www.sustainabilityinstitute.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Carbon-Footprinting-brochure-Nov-2020.pdf Would you be so kind as to send this information out to your network? Furthermore, please drop me a line … Continue reading “[Carboin]Carbon footprinting and SA carbon tax course”

Industrial investment will flow if South Africa ‘consistently’ builds 1.6 GW of wind yearly

October 28, 2020

Industrial investment will flow if South Africa ‘consistently’ builds 1.6 GW of wind yearly 27TH OCTOBER 2020 BY: TERENCE CREAMER CREAMER MEDIA EDITOR ARTICLE ENQUIRY SAVE THIS ARTICLE EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: -+ Leading wind-energy project developers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are convinced that South Africa’s plan to … Continue reading “Industrial investment will flow if South Africa ‘consistently’ builds 1.6 GW of wind yearly”

Decision soon on platinum process that can save a Medupi power station worth of power

October 27, 2020

Decision soon on platinum process that can save a Medupi power station worth of power Previous Next Kelltech’s Keith Liddell interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The definitive feasibility study for the installation of a revolutionary new electricity-slashing processing plant at Pilanesberg Platinum Mine in the North … Continue reading “Decision soon on platinum process that can save a Medupi power station worth of power”

[Tariffs]Rocketing: Electricity prices up 177% in a decade – water costs up 213%

October 22, 2020

www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-10-21-rocketing-electricity-prices-up-177-in-a-decade-water-costs-up-213/?tl_inbound=1&tl_groups[0]=80895&tl_period_type=3&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Business%20Maverick%20Thursday%2022%20October%202020%20-%20MTN&utm_content=Business%20Maverick%20Thursday%2022%20October%202020%20-%20MTN+CID_5381a1fd5b97d41d3d18cbc5f40d616a&utm_source=TouchBasePro&utm_term=Rocketing%20Electricity%20prices%20up%20177%20in%20a%20decade%20%20water%20costs%20up%20213 Rocketing: Electricity prices up 177% in a decade – water costs up 213% By Ferial Haffajee• 21 October 2020 Water photo by mrjn Photography on Unsplash. Electric Bulb photo by Unsplash/Alessandro Bianchi) The sky-high cost of electricity, water, rates and taxes drives inflation and can stamp out green shoots … Continue reading “[Tariffs]Rocketing: Electricity prices up 177% in a decade – water costs up 213%”

UPDATE 1-Mediapro seeks agreement over French soccer rights payments

October 21, 2020

…(Adds details on dispute with French League, comments) PARIS, Oct 21… with the French soccer governing body to find an agreement over its Ligue 1… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Breakingviews – Stored carbon could morph into investment gold

October 20, 2020

… power are zero-carbon energy’s golden boys, carbon capture is its problem…, and in a way that will interest investors. CCUS – carbon capture… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Nissan develops techniques to speed up production of carbon fibre parts

… components made from carbon fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP… simulating the behaviour of resin injected into carbon fibre when shaping… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Climate activists call on Italy to take swift action against climate change

October 19, 2020

… Giuseppe Conte to take stronger action against climate change. Italy… COP26 climate change conference. “They spoke for a long time but I feel… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Launch of the State of Energy in South African Cities 2020 report

Invitation to the launch of the 2020 report RSVP to the event For further inquiries kindly send an email to info@sustainable.org.za [image: Twitter] Twitter [image: LinkedIn] LinkedIn This email was sent to peteratkins23@gmail.com *why did I get this?* unsubscribe from this list update subscription preferences Sustainable Energy Africa · The … Continue reading “Launch of the State of Energy in South African Cities 2020 report”

Turkish floating gas power ships sail into public consultation process after back door passage freezes up

Turkish floating gas power ships sail into public consultation process after back-door passage to SA freezes up By Tony Carnie• 18 October 2020 A Turkish company is still pushing ahead with plans to supply South Africa with up to 1,500MW of electricity by docking up to eight powerships and supply … Continue reading “Turkish floating gas power ships sail into public consultation process after back door passage freezes up”

[Fuel cells] Toyota, Denyo develop fuel-cell power-supply vehicle

October 17, 2020

m.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-denyo-develop-fuel-cell-power-supply-vehicle-2020-10-16 Toyota, Denyo develop fuel-cell power-supply vehicle 16th October 2020 BY: IRMA VENTER CREAMER MEDIA SENIOR DEPUTY EDITOR Japanese vehicle manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Denyo have announced that they have jointly developed a fuel-cell power-supply vehicle. Denyo, a manufacturer of mobile generators, will work with Toyota to start … Continue reading “[Fuel cells] Toyota, Denyo develop fuel-cell power-supply vehicle”

From ‘unbearable to unliveable’: The case for ‘ra…

October 16, 2020

From ‘unbearable to unliveable’: The case for ‘radical decarbonisation’ By Tiara Walters• 16 October 2020 Mercury level likely to rise by between 6°C and 8°C in South Africa, say experts in response to new Daily Maverick climate report You may have heard the words “climate hotspot” — a term used … Continue reading “From ‘unbearable to unliveable’: The case for ‘ra…”

Solar ‘new king’ of electricity, but shift to net zero will require ‘unwavering efforts from all’

October 15, 2020

Solar ‘new king’ of electricity, but shift to net zero will require ‘unwavering efforts from all’ 13TH OCTOBER 2020 BY: TERENCE CREAMER CREAMER MEDIA EDITOR ARTICLE ENQUIRY SAVE THIS ARTICLE EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: -+ The International Energy Agency (IEA) has declared solar the “new king” of electricity, arguing … Continue reading “Solar ‘new king’ of electricity, but shift to net zero will require ‘unwavering efforts from all’”

National Grid warns of short supply of electricity over next few days – in the Uk, not SA±

National Grid warns of short supply of electricity over next few days System operating at reduced capacity due to low wind speeds and unplanned power plant outages Jillian Ambrose Wed 14 Oct 2020 21.10 BSTLast modified on Wed 14 Oct 2020 22.15 BST – – –