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China’s CO2 emissions will be higher in 2020 than in 2019, says IEA’s Birol

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OSLO – China’s greenhouse gas emissions will increase in 2020 compared to 2019 as they have rebounded after the COVID-19 outbreak, the head of the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday.

“As of today, Chinese emissions this year, 2020, …

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EU drafts deal to upgrade 2030 climate change target next month

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BRUSSELS – The European Union has drafted a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, against 1990 levels, a target it hopes its 27 members will endorse at a summit next month, the document …

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Australia moves into top three countries for renewable investment: research

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LONDON  – Australia has moved into the three most attractive countries in the world for renewables investment for the first time due to rapid solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment, research showed on Tuesday.

In a bi-annual index of the top …

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Digital economy supply chains – excellent CBC (!) podcast lays bare the cold, hard, massive realities

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Time to come clean about something. Like almost any other person affiliated with the hydrocarbon industry, I’ve long been frustrated with the Ottawa-centric, social-science-heavy analyses of industry provided by the CBC. The institution’s output seems geared to the …

ONEOK Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

ONEOK Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices Reco…

November 23, 2020 - 9:00 am ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
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Green is the new black in boom for clean energy funds

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LONDON – Investors are pouring money into green funds, banking on a Joe Biden presidency in the United States for a further boost to the renewable and alternative energy industry at the expense of traditional oil and gas businesses.…

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Eni and HitecVision form Nordic renewable energy venture

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OSLO/MILAN – Norwegian private equity group HitecVision and Italy’s Eni have formed a joint venture to develop renewable energy in the Nordic region, building on their existing cooperation in oil, they said on Wednesday.

The Vaargroenn venture, 69.6% owned …

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Record new renewable energy capacity this year and next: IEA

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LONDON, Nov 10 – Record levels of new renewable energy capacity are set to come on stream this year and next, while fossil fuel capacity will fall due to an economic slump and the COVID-19 crisis, the International Energy …

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U.S. renewable fuels legislation could garner bipartisan support under Biden

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NEW YORK – Renewable fuels are a niche market for now, but with Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden set to enter office with a divided Congress, legislation supporting demand for products like renewable diesel could garner bipartisan support.

Biden, elected …

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Solar stocks drop as election results dim prospects for climate policies like Green New Deal

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While the broad market rallied on Wednesday, a number of renewable energy companies retreated on concern that a Republican-controlled Senate is unlikely to pursue pro-climate policies.

First Solar, a manufacturer of solar panels, dropped 8.6%, while home solar …

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EU eyes huge increase in offshore wind energy to meet climate goals: draft

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BRUSSELS – The European Union is considering a plan to increase its offshore wind energy capacity five-fold this decade and 25-fold by 2050, as it seeks to become climate neutral by mid-century, according to a draft policy.

The 27-nation …

November 6, 2020 - 1:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, CO2 Capture, Energy News, Sustainability
Ovintiv(TM) Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report

Ovintiv(TM) Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report

Ovintiv™ Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report Canada NewsWire DENVER…

November 5, 2020 - 9:05 am ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
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Energy group Equinor aims for net zero emissions by 2050

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OSLO – Norwegian energy company Equinor EQNR.OL aims to become a net zero emitter of greenhouse gases by 2050, including emissions from the production and final consumption of oil and gas, its new chief executive said as he took …

Southwest Gas Holdings Announces Release of 2020 Sustainability Report

Southwest Gas Holdings Announces Release of 2020 Sustainability Report

Southwest Gas Holdings Announces Release of 2020 Sustainability Report “A Susta…

October 30, 2020 - 2:42 pm ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
CRC Releases 2019 Sustainability Report Detailing Sustainability Goals, Progress and Industry ESG Leadership

CRC Releases 2019 Sustainability Report Detailing Sustainability Goals, Progress and Industry ESG Leadership

California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) (“CRC” or the “Compan…

October 30, 2020 - 4:39 am ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
Ineos Styrolution nominated as finalist in Chemical Week Sustainability Awards 2020

Ineos Styrolution nominated as finalist in Chemical Week Sustainability Awards 2020

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  • Company’s commitment and actions to sustainability recognised by Chemical Week
  • Journey of continuous improvement since establishment of sustainability programme in 2014

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today that it has been chosen by

October 28, 2020 - 10:50 am ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
Dominion Energy Releases Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

Dominion Energy Releases Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

Dominion Energy Releases Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report — …

October 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
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Ameren’s 2020 Sustainability Report receives global recognition

Ameren’s 2020 Sustainability Report receives global recognition Awards highligh…

October 16, 2020 - 10:50 am Press Releases, Sustainability
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Microsoft in deal with Equinor for Norway CO2 storage project

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OSLO  – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Norway’s Equinor to explore the use of a carbon dioxide storage facility as the tech firm seeks to cut its carbon footprint, the Norwegian oil ministry said.…

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The investment opportunities in ‘green hydrogen’ might not be where you think

CNBC


As the world looks to move towards a low-carbon future, the potential of “green hydrogen” — which is produced using renewable energy — has garnered increasing interest from businesses, governments and investors alike.

In the last few years, major

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Japan launches energy policy review amid global push for greener power

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TOKYO – Japan on Tuesday launched its latest three-yearly energy policy review, with the country grappling with a need to cut greenhouse gas emissions even as the public remains wary over nuclear power following the Fukushima disaster.

In its …

Devon Energy Releases 2020 Sustainability Report Highlighting Emissions and Flaring Reductions, Crisis Management, Conservation and Community Partnerships

Devon Energy Releases 2020 Sustainability Report Highlighting Emissions and Flaring Reductions, Crisis Management, Conservation and Community Partnerships

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) today relea…

October 12, 2020 - 9:34 am ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
GeoPark – releases their Sustainability and ESG  Report

GeoPark – releases their Sustainability and ESG Report

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GeoPark - Sustainability Report 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of our 2019 Sustainabilty Report in English prepared under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). We share this report with all our stakeholders reinforcing our commitment towards transparency and

October 8, 2020 - 10:40 am ESG, Exploration and Production (E&P), Sustainability
TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. Announces Inaugural 2020 Sustainability Report

TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. Announces Inaugural 2020 Sustainability Report

TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. Announces Inaugural 2020 Sustainability Report TORC Oil…

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Mercuria sets up U.S. renewables fund with private equity partners: CEO

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LONDON – Global energy trader Mercuria has teamed up with two private equity firms to set up a renewable energy fund in the United States, its chief executive told the FT Global Commodities Summit.

“A few months ago, we …

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Energy transitions and zero-carbon targets: Kemp

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LONDON  – Policymakers in many countries have outlined plans for an ambitious transition from a system dominated by oil, gas and coal in the 2010s to one centred around renewables, nuclear and carbon capture by the 2050s.

Experience suggests …

Callon Petroleum Company Releases Inaugural 2019 Sustainability Report

Callon Petroleum Company Releases Inaugural 2019 Sustainability Report

Callon Petroleum Company Releases Inaugural 2019 Sustainability Report PR Newsw…

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ANEEL: thorium-based reactor fuel could support a new wave of nuclear power

Forbes


For decades, nuclear engineers have dreamt up new formulas, shapes and sizes for the radioactive fuel that powers the reactors of the world’s nuclear power plants (our greatest source of zer0-carbon electric power). Today most of what’s used for …

CPS Energy Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

CPS Energy Releases 2019 Sustainability Report Utility balances its “Tried &amp…

September 22, 2020 - 4:25 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Sustainability
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Big potential, but challenges to overcome: A look at offshore wind in the U.S.

CNBC


Stretching for thousands of miles, the east coast of the United States is home to major cities, stunning beaches and millions of people. Soon, though, it could also host several major offshore wind farms, a development that would have