Carbon & Sustainability


Putin is betting coal still has a future

Monday, May 31, 2021, 6:48 AM MDT

European governments are drawing up plans to phase out coal, U.S. coal-fired power plants are being shuttered as prices of…

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Racing for hydrogen: How gas giants are vying to stay relevant

Sunday, May 30, 2021, 7:15 PM MDT

The global gas industry is in an existential race: either find a way to be part of the next generation…

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LNG makers get hint to go greener from U.S. energy secretary

Sunday, May 30, 2021, 6:52 PM MDT

The days of promoting liquefied natural gas as “freedom gas” or “molecules of freedom” have ended at the U.S. Department…

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Exxon Mobil’s last-ditch attempt to stave off a climate coup

Sunday, May 30, 2021, 6:43 PM MDT

It was a stunning moment for Exxon Mobil Corporation and the wider corporate world: a tiny activist fund had succeeded…

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Chevron investors back climate proposal in rebuke to C-suite

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 7:17 AM MDT

Chevron Corporation shareholders voted for a proposal to reduce emissions from the company’s customers, the latest sign that oil titans…

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Shell loses climate case that may set precedent for Big Oil

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 6:46 AM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc was ordered by a Dutch court to slash its emissions harder and faster than planned, a…

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Suncor adopts net zero by 2050 greenhouse gas emissions target

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 6:14 AM MDT

Suncor Energy Inc. has become the latest major oil company to commit to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.…

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New gas plants will spew carbon long past Biden's 2035 deadline

Friday, May 21, 2021, 6:13 AM MDT

The red-and-white flue stacks of the James M. Barry Electric Generating Station tower over the Mobile River, belching steam into the…

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Biden directs U.S. to mitigate financial risk from climate

Friday, May 21, 2021, 6 AM MDT

President Joe Biden is directing federal agencies to develop a comprehensive strategy to identify and manage financial risks to government…

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NextEra is blocking a major new clean power transmission project

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6:43 AM MDT

A major new transmission line intended to pipe carbon-free hydropower from Canada into the U.S. Northeast has met a powerful…

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Pandemic linked to 15% drop in fossil fuel use in 2020: energy regulator

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6:16 AM MDT

The Canada Energy Regulator says pandemic lockdowns and travel restrictions that kept Canadians close to home in 2020 resulted in…

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Shell says Nigerian oil isn’t compatible with green strategy

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 6:35 AM MDT

After half a century of pumping oil out of Nigerian swamps, Royal Dutch Shell plc acknowledged that its spill-prone operations…

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