Carbon Industry News

Paris climate agreement to be presented to Turkish parliament -Erdogan

September 21, 2021

… that the Paris climate agreement would be presented to the Turkish parliament…,” he said. “We plan to present the Paris climate agreement to our… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

New OECD chief optimistic about agreement on global minimum coroporate tax

September 6, 2021

…PARIS (Reuters) – The new head of the Organisation for Economic… an agreement on corporate tax could be reached before year-end, OECD… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

France welcomes Saarstahl's tentative agreement for two Liberty Steel sites

September 5, 2021

…PARIS, July 1 (Reuters) – The French Finance ministry said… on Thursday it welcomed a tentative agreement reached between German steelmaker… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Total, CNOOC reach final agreements on Uganda, Tanzania projects

September 4, 2021

…PARIS (Reuters) – French major Total said on Monday and its… partners have concluded final agreements to launch the Lake Albert… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

Rep. AGs appeal social costs of greenhouse gas lawsuit

September 3, 2021

… as “social cost of greenhouse gases,” to an interim figure of about… $50 per ton of greenhouse gases. Former President Donald Trump had… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Explainer: What is China's "campaign-style" carbon reduction

August 4, 2021

… said it would pursue its peak carbon and carbon neutrality plans… in an “orderly” manner, and would correct any “campaign-style” carbon… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Mitsubishi acquires 40% stake in Australian Integrated Carbon

July 29, 2021

… a 40% stake in Australian Integrated Carbon (AIC) to accrue carbon… credits in the country, the developer of nature-based carbon projects… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

US's Yellen urges better coordination on carbon policy

July 9, 2021

… on carbon-cutting policies to avoid trade frictions, days before the European… Union is due to unveil a controversial carbon border tax. The EU’s… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

France calls for global floor on carbon pricing

… price for carbon emissions in the absence of a single global price…. “Instead of having a global unique carbon price which we cannot reach… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

French Senate blocks referendum on climate change

July 5, 2021

… against climate change in the French constitution, it said… the constitution to “guarantee” the fight against climate change… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Russia's Putin signs law to curb greenhouse gas emissions

July 2, 2021

… on Friday that will require businesses to report their greenhouse gas… for the largest greenhouse gas emitting companies, starting from January 2023… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

EBRD stops upstream oil and gas investments, aligns with Paris Agreement

July 1, 2021

… to, the goals of the Paris Agreement.” This follows a pledge last… and Development (EBRD) will align its activities with the goals of the Paris… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Paris Agreement

EU countries approve landmark climate change law

June 28, 2021

… prepare a huge new package of policies to fight climate change… impacts of climate change. The targets apply to overall EU emissions… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Rusal earning a small premium for low-carbon aluminium – EN+

June 27, 2021

… a small premium for its low-carbon aluminium, Gregory Barker… to cut their carbon footprint want to source low-carbon material… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

REUTERS EVENTS-Rusal earning a small premium for low-carbon aluminium – EN+

…* Carbon costs will be implicit in price of aluminium * Rusal’s… (Reuters) – Russia’s Rusal is earning a small premium for its low-carbon… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Carbon

Explainer: Climate change and financial disclosure – what's at stake?

June 25, 2021

… to put a price tag on the cost of climate change, an effort made… risks associated with climate change. WHAT’S AT STAKE FOR FINANCIAL… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

EXPLAINER-Climate change and financial disclosure – what's at stake?

June 24, 2021

… are struggling to put a price tag on the cost of climate change, an effort made… financial risks associated with climate change. WHAT’S AT STAKE… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Top U.S. oil industry lobby sets greenhouse gas disclosure guidelines

… to track and report greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to address…NEW YORK (Reuters) – The biggest U.S. oil and gas trade… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Yemen's famed beekeepers feel the sting of climate change

June 21, 2021

… production of Sidr honey. Hizam said climate change was to blame… threatened by climate change,” Hizam, 45, said from his home province… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

FACTBOX-How central banks are responding to climate change

June 18, 2021

… to boost funding for fighting climate change, a surprise move underscoring… are addressing risks related to climate change and in some cases helping to tackle… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Factbox: How central banks are responding to climate change

… funding for fighting climate change, a surprise move underscoring… risks related to climate change and in some cases helping to tackle… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

Russian parliament approves law to curb greenhouse gas emissions

June 8, 2021

… a law on Tuesday that would limit greenhouse gas emissions… greenhouse gas emissions. But Moscow has faced criticism from… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

Brazil pulpmaker Klabin aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2025

May 27, 2021

… to reducing greenhouse gas emissions per tonne of pulp paper… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Green house gas

UAE asks to host 2023 climate change conference

May 23, 2021

… the COP 28 international conference on climate change in 2023, state news… View this article online at Reuters Source: Reuters – Climate Change

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