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Canada climate goals set high hurdle for Suncor oil sands mine extension

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CALGARY, Alberta – Canada is favouring oil projects with lower carbon emissions per barrel to help meet its climate targets, a strategy that may block Suncor Energy’s plan to expand bitumen mining to feed its key oil sands …

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Analysis: Climate goals take second place as EU states cut petrol prices

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ROME – A growing number of European countries are cutting fuel taxes to lower surging pump petrol prices. The move brings respite to motorists but environmentalists say it flies in the face of commitments to curb global warming.

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Renewables surged in 2020 but world not yet on track for climate goals, BP says

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Wind and solar power capacity expanded rapidly in 2020 while global energy demand cratered because of the pandemic, yet this did not yet reflect a “decisive shift” towards meeting U.N.-backed climate goals, BP said in its annual energy review.…

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U.S., other countries deepen climate goals at Earth Day summit

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WASHINGTON – The United States and two other countries hiked their targets for slashing greenhouse gas emissions at a global climate summit hosted by President Joe Biden, an event meant to resurrect U.S. leadership in the fight against global …

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Oil to hit $40 by 2030 if climate goals are met: consultancy

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LONDON – Global oil prices could drop to around $40 a barrel by 2030 if governments push to reduce fuel consumption in step with U.N.-backed plans to limit global warming, a leading energy consultancy said on Thursday.

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Invest $131 trillion in clean energy by 2050 to hit climate goals, agency says

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LONDON – Planned investment in clean energy must increase by 30% to a total of $131 trillion by 2050 to avert catastrophic climate change, with the need to massively scale up hydrogen production particularly acute, according to a study …

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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.

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Analysts sharply raise EU carbon price forecasts on tougher climate goals

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LONDON  – Analysts have significantly increased their European carbon market price forecasts on expectations tougher climate targets for greenhouse gas reductions in the bloc will drive up the cost of permits.

EU Allowances (EUAs) are expected to average 37.86 …