Legislation , Emissions

House Democrats Unveil More ‘Realistic’ Climate Change Plan

Group tones down emissions goals of Green New Deal.

July 24, 2019

Business , Emissions , Renewables

BHP To Invest $400 Million To Address Climate Change

Program will focus on technologies to reduce emissions.

July 23, 2019

Investment , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Gas-Fired PowerGen: Natgas & The Renewables

While non-hydro renewable-derived electricity’s share of the power grid has grown, natural gas’ share is growing by more—and as power demand itself has risen.

July 22, 2019

Investment , Emissions , Renewables

N.Y. Governor Signs Climate Bill

Measure will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050; state also awards two wind power contracts.

July 19, 2019

Public Capital , International , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Asset Manager Sarasin Cuts Shell Stake, Criticizing Its Climate Strategy

The sale is a rebuke of a landmark resolution between the Anglo-Dutch company and a large group of investors including Sarasin that outlined Shell's ambition to reduce carbon emissions.

July 9, 2019

Emissions , Logistics

Total, IFPEN Team Up To Accelerate Carbon Reduction R&D

The roughly €40 million (US$44 million) partnership covers a period of five years.

July 9, 2019

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Energy Producers Join Hunt For ‘Cleaner Barrels’

The greenhouse impact of simply producing oil and gas is under closer scrutiny, which is driving individual producers to search for “cleaner” barrels.

July 8, 2019

Investment , Natural Gas , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Study: Weaning US Power Sector Off Fossil Fuels Would Cost $4.7 Trillion

The key goal of the "Green New Deal" backed by many Democratic presidential candidates would cost $4.7 trillion and pose massive economic and social challenges, says Wood Mackenzie report.

June 28, 2019

Investment , Emissions , Technology

Exxon Mobil Plans To Partner With Carbon Capture Firm

New York-based Global Thermostat’s technology uses chemicals called amines to capture and concentrate CO2 from flue gas at industrial facilities or directly from the atmosphere.

June 27, 2019

Public Capital , Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Investor LGIM Dumps Exxon Mobil From Its Future World Funds

The divestment of Exxon Mobil only applies to LGIM's Future World Funds which it says are set up for clients who want to express a conviction on ESG themes.

June 21, 2019