Post Tagged with: "climate change"

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Congress sets sites on climate change in Covid relief bill

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The coronavirus relief bill passed by Congress toughens rules around use of a common heat-trapping chemical and funnels billions of dollars into renewable energy.

The measures, attached to a year-end government funding bill, were hailed by some lawmakers as …

December 22, 2020 - 3:00 pm Climate Change, Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Regulatory
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Analysis-Climate could pay the price as Europe’s nuclear plants age

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LONDON – Nuclear power capacity able to supply roughly 60 million homes is scheduled to close this decade as utilities struggle to replace northwest Europe’s ageing reactors, raising the risk of higher carbon emissions as fossil fuels plug the …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – “A Bridge to Transactional Certainty” and an ESG update

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – “A Bridge to Transactional Certainty” and an ESG update

When 2020 is behind us, we will all cheer! It is also exciting to see how Data Gumbo has grown it's world wide client base, increased it's management team, and is developing something every energy company will need to meet

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Biden team close to announcing picks for core climate and energy jobs

Reuters


President-elect Joe Biden is close to announcing a slate of Cabinet nominees who will be central to his administration’s sweeping plan to fight climate change, according to sources familiar with the matter.

For the interior secretary post, Biden appears …

December 16, 2020 - 12:30 pm Climate Change, Closing Bell Story‎, CO2 Capture, Crude Oil News, Jobs
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A $7 trillion climate change warning to the stock market from its biggest shareholder

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The evidence of climate change — from global temperature records to Arctic ice melt, wildfires, hurricanes and flooding — is accelerating. So is investment pressure on corporations.

In the past week, Exxon Mobil was targeted by activist investors,

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Atlas RFID – Can you build a nuclear plant with no logistics loss?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Atlas RFID – Can you build a nuclear plant with no logistics loss?

Well we found the combination to eliminate logistics loss, improve cash flow, and build your own success story. The team from Data Gumbo and Atlas RFID stopped by to talk about how technology is changing logistics in the energy space.

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Exclusive: European banks face indigenous calls to end Amazon oil trade

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LONDON/QUITO  – European banks committed to backing action on climate change face allegations of double standards from indigenous groups in Ecuador after a report named them as major players in the trade in oil from the Amazon rainforest.

Stand.earth …

August 12, 2020 - 2:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Presenting at The Oil & Gas Conference Sneak Peak

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Presenting at The Oil & Gas Conference Sneak Peak

Data Gumbo is presenting at The Oil & Gas Confrence at 3:45 Mountain on Monday the 17th of August, 2020. Sign up at The Oil & Gas Conference for a look at all of the presentations, and scheduling 1 on

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: YouTuber Tony Heller – Opinions on real climate change based upon data

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: YouTuber Tony Heller – Opinions on real climate change based upon data

Renewable Energy - Are the numbers what they seem?

Real Climate Science on YouTube has over 17 million views, and 81K in subscribers. In anyone's book that is a real success story. Tony Heller lays out the climate science in

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview:  Aurora Energy Solutions – Taking ESG to the community of Alaska while tackling air quality with renewable energy

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Aurora Energy Solutions – Taking ESG to the community of Alaska while tackling air quality with renewable energy

ESG is a huge part of the energy market from the consumer, and financial, side of the business. The Usibelli coal company is a 4th generation company and is the only coal mine in Alaska. As a private company the

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BlackRock cast tougher climate votes, environmentalists want more

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BOSTON – BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) released figures showing it took a tougher stance on climate matters in the springtime proxy season, though it drew criticism from environmentalists claiming the top asset manager failed to back up its …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Alex Epstein – Is there a moral case to not use energy in the reduction of poverty?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Alex Epstein – Is there a moral case to not use energy in the reduction of poverty?

We live in a strange world. Some people believe that there are too many humans, and humanity is destroying the planet. Others are of the opinion that humanity should prosper. All too often people do not want to have a

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The coronavirus crisis means we may have already reached peak carbon

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The coronavirus crisis will likely lead to the largest ever decline of global carbon emissions on record, according to research from Goldman Sachs, illuminating the potential for a long-term low carbon recovery.

The Covid-19 outbreak has meant countries around

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U.S. oil boom vs Europe’s renewables focus? Big Oil’s gap widens — in words

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NEW YORK/LONDON  – Exxon and Chevron boasted to investors this week about booming U.S. oil production, illustrating how the gap has widened – at least in words – between top American oil and gas companies and their European rivals …

India ‘bigger problem’ than China on reducing carbon emissions: Michael Bloomberg

India ‘bigger problem’ than China on reducing carbon emissions: Michael Bloomberg

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Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Last nights Democratic debate was the best entertainment, while being horrifying, evening my wife and I have had in a long time. The Deccan Herald posted a good article of Michael Bloomberg’s comments on

Just Transition- Amid Climate Debate And Coal’s Decline, West Virginia Considers Its Future

Just Transition- Amid Climate Debate And Coal’s Decline, West Virginia Considers Its Future

Ohio Valley Resource


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Brittany Patterson writes about a side effect of the war on climate change – peoples lives. Balanced energy plans include a slower migration from coal. The United States is not the

February 14, 2020 - 10:32 pm Coal News, Industry Insights, Oil and Gas 360 Publisher Note:
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Oil major pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030, drawing sharp criticism from climate activists

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Sweden’s oil major Lundin Petroleum has pledged to become carbon neutral by the end of the decade, announcing plans to replace “Petroleum” with “Energy” in its name.

The company, which is one of Europe’s largest independent oil producers, said

House Republicans caught between Trump and young voters on climate change

House Republicans caught between Trump and young voters on climate change

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GOP leaders are putting together their own more modest set of climate policies that their party can rally behind.

House Republicans caught between Trump and young voters on climate change- oilandgas360

House Republicans know they face a growing vulnerability with young voters on climate change — but their attempts to craft …

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Climate change also poses a threat to oil’s exploration budgets, report finds

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The growing threat of climate change and the evolving transition toward cleaner energy alternatives are threatening spending on traditional oil and gas exploration worldwide, according to a new report.

The largest energy companies are reducing exploration budgets and …

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Climate is changing. Investing needs to, too, says BlackRock

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NEW YORK — A changing climate means dramatic risks for the world — and for investments too, the chief of the world’s largest investment manager said Tuesday.

To prepare for and protect against those risks, BlackRock CEO Laurence …

January 14, 2020 - 2:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, ESG, Renewable Energy
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Texas oil & gas industry breaks tax records while grappling with climate change

Houston Chronicle


The oil & gas industry broke state tax records in 2019 while grappling with ways to control emissions that are believed to be responsible for climate change.

In a report issued on Tuesday morning, the Texas Oil & …

January 14, 2020 - 12:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Renewable Energy
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Democrats call out Marathon Petroleum for ‘relentless lobbying against climate action’

Houston Chronicle


WASHINGTON – A trio of Democratic Senators is asking some of Marathon Petroleum’s largest shareholders, including JP Morgan Chase and Blackrock, to warn the Ohio-based refining company that it needs to stop lobbying against climate action.

“Marathon …

January 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Politics & Opinions
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Exxon, Chevron face new round of shareholder climate resolutions

Reuters


LONDON (Reuters) – An activist group is increasing the pressure on five big U.S. and European oil companies with shareholder resolutions urging them to meet the Paris climate goals and cut carbon emissions.

Dutch group Follow This is targeting …

December 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, ESG, International
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Exclusive: Investors step up pressure on global energy watchdog over climate change

Reuters


LONDON/BRUSSELS – Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), faced renewed pressure on Monday from investors and scientists concerned about climate change to overhaul the agency’s projections for fossil fuel demand.

Pension funds, insurers and large …

Trump administration begins formal US withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Trump administration begins formal US withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Los Angeles Times


The Trump administration gave official notice Monday that it will pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, a long anticipated move and a significant step in America’s retreat as an environmental leader.

Trump administration begins formal U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate agreement - oil and gas 360

Despite the …

November 5, 2019 - 8:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People, Politics & Opinions
Tillerson rejects NY claim that Exxon’s climate plan was fake

Tillerson rejects NY claim that Exxon’s climate plan was fake

Former Exxon Mobil Corp. Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson rejected the New York attorney general’s claim that for years he spearheaded a secret scheme to defraud investors by lying about how the oil company planned for the financial risks of …

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Landmark climate trial turns on whether Exxon cooked the books

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Last month, millions of people around the globe gathered to protest what they consider a dangerous lack of vision among nations and industries when it comes to combating global warming, and the burning of fossil fuels …

Mike Wirth, chairman and chief executive officer of Chevron Corp., speaks during the 2019 CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference in Houston, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The program provides comprehensive insight into the global and regional energy future by addressing key issues from markets and geopolitics to technology, project costs, energy and the environment, finance, operational excellence and cyber risks. Photographer: F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg

Chevron CEO touts Texas growth, urges industry improvements on emissions

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The CEO of Chevron touted the company’s Texas growth – from the Permian Basin to Houston refining and chemicals – and urged the energy sector to take the lead on emissions reductions to help combat climate change.…

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ExxonMobil Partners with Carbon Capture Company

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

ExxonMobil partners with Mosaic Materials in order to pursue carbon capture technology
ExxonMobil (stock ticker: XOM), an international oil and gas supermajor, has partnered with Mosaic Materials, a chemicals and engineering

World Powers Increasingly See Icy Arctic as a Hot Property

World Powers Increasingly See Icy Arctic as a Hot Property

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From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn’t fill a football stadium — are poor, …