Carbon & Sustainability

UN launches pledge to stop building new coal power plants

Friday, September 24, 2021, 6:55 AM MDT

Seven countries have signed a pledge initiated by the United Nations to stop building new coal power plants, with the aim to…

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Homes near fracking sites in B.C. have higher levels of some pollutants, study finds

Friday, September 24, 2021, 6:15 AM MDT

A new study has found homes close to where fracking was used to extract natural gas in British Columbia have higher levels…

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Integrate emissions reduction activities across day-to-day operations

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 7:37 AM MDT

A new course focusing on measuring, quantifying and reporting Scope 1 greenhouse gas emissions is designed to help attendees develop…

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Airbus gains confidence in 2035 goal to deliver hydrogen plane

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 6:46 AM MDT

Airbus SE is growing increasingly confident it can build a hydrogen-powered plane that’s ready to enter service by its target…

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Environment groups say all parties now firmly behind strong action on climate change

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 6:09 AM MDT

Two years ago, environment groups applauded the federal election results as a win after almost two in every three voters…

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Understand and manage emissions across the entire value chain

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 7:55 AM MDT

Understanding, inventorying, and disclosing emissions during the lifecycle of oil and gas products is quickly becoming a crucial focus in…

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Gates raises $1 billion as corporate CEOs join race to scale clean tech

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 7:17 AM MDT

Bill Gates raised more than $1 billion in corporate funding for Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, drawing on BlackRock Inc.’s Larry Fink…

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Exxon’s Gulf Coast carbon hub gains support of energy titans

Friday, September 17, 2021, 7:01 AM MDT

An ambitious project aimed at capturing millions of tonnes of carbon emissions along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Texas garnered…

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SEC takes a different route than Europe on climate disclosures

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has decided to take a different tack on climate-risk disclosures than its counterparts in…

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Chevron triples low-carbon spend, avoids net-zero pledge

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 6:42 AM MDT

Chevron Corp. will triple investments in lower-carbon technologies through the next seven years while putting off a pledge for net-zero…

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Texas oil body makes it a little harder for wells to flare gas

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

Getting a permit to burn excess natural gas at Texas oil wells is getting a little bit harder.  Texas Railroad…

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Democrats’ energy plan will kill U.S. coal by 2030, miners say

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 6:53 AM MDT

A plan to push utilities to use more clean energy could eliminate coal from the U.S. power grid by the…

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