Tagged With Emissions
Ipieca launches industry principles
11 August 2022
Global oil and gas association’s eight principles are grouped around four strategic pillars of climate, nature, people and sustainability
Burning developed fossil fuel reserves will exceed 1.5°C carbon budget
10 August 2022
Significant proportion of CO₂ from oil, gas and coal assets either producing or under construction must be left unburned, study says
US bill on climate passes Senate
8 August 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act contains a series of measures to stimulate the low-carbon economy in the US
India legislates on emissions
4 August 2022
Revision of energy conservation bill aims to enshrine updated NDC in law and introduce a carbon market
Australia set to pass climate bill
3 August 2022
New Labor government wins support from Greens for bill to reach net-zero emissions by 2050
US Supreme Court votes to limit EPA’s powers
1 July 2022
Ruling constrains regulator’s authority to mandate power generators switch away from fossil fuels
Group of 24 nations agrees to improve energy efficiency
13 June 2022
Governments including US, Germany and Japan will seek opportunities for exchange and collaboration, according to joint statement
World must cut 37gt CO₂ by 2050 – Irena
10 June 2022
Agency report identifies key technologies and actions needed to be consistent with 1.5°C pathway
Chemicals and capital markets – growing sustainably
20 May 2022
Firms with a low-carbon product portfolio are being rewarded by capital markets and safeguarding future cashflows, according to consultancy McKinsey’s chemicals practice
EU climate laws advance
18 May 2022
Rules governing how emissions will be cut in line with Paris Agreement goals have passed a key legislative hurdle
The big carbon short
13 May 2022
Commodity traders will help solve a forthcoming large carbon short in the voluntary offset market
Net-zero targets ‘inadequate’ to hit Paris goals – McKinsey
26 April 2022
Faster shift away from fossil fuels toward efficiency, electrification and new fuels needed to keep 1.5°C pathway in sight, according to consultancy
TotalEnergies to publish annual climate progress
25 April 2022
French company decides to disclose progress against emission reduction targets annually after coming under pressure from investors
Equinor lays out transition strategy
19 April 2022
Norwegian company says its planned emissions reductions are consistent with a 1.5°C pathway
Climate pledges ‘could limit’ warming to 2°C
14 April 2022
Previous research had suggested that pledges have only a 50pc chance of achieving 2°C target
Immediate action needed to achieve 1.5°C – IPCC
5 April 2022
Limiting warming to around 1.5°C requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest, but annual figures are still rising
Greenwashing disputes on the rise
30 March 2022
Government enforcement actions and civil suits alleging greenwashing are increasing through a myriad of different laws, including securities regulations and consumer protection legislation
IEA given climate mandate
24 March 2022
Ministers from 31 member countries give body new guiding principle of supporting decarbonisation efforts
Global carbon emissions highest on record in 2021
10 March 2022
Burning of coal to fuel economic recovery led to 6pc increase in emissions from 2020
Oil and gas must reduce emissions across all scopes – CCC
8 September 2021
UK governmental climate change adviser urges sector to take ownership of energy transition and scale up investments in clean energy alternatives
Mission net zero – part two: economics
26 July 2021
Soaring government debt relative to GDP in wake of Covid-19 leaves economists divided over best approach to funding the transition
PE Live: Glasgow climate talks must solve article six issues
23 July 2021
A number of hurdles remain, including additionality and flexibility of emissions reductions
PE Live: Paris climate contributions are standardising
23 July 2021
Second round of NDCs sees greater similarity in formats, with many adopting net-zero targets
EU outlines rules to meet new 2030 GHG target
14 July 2021
European Commission outlines a package of measures designed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 55pc below 1990 levels by 2030
World must use less energy – Dudley
17 June 2021
Energy consumers must travel less and move to electric vehicles, according to the former BP CEO
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