Carbon & Sustainability

Norway parties brace for oil showdown as UN report fuels debate

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 6:34 AM MDT

With a month to go before elections in Norway, the UN’s landmark climate report issued Monday is fuelling debate on oil…

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Brazil offers lifeline to coal after UN calls for ‘death knell’

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 6:59 AM MDT

Brazil is offering a lifeline to its coal industry even as the world’s scientists make it crystal clear that fossil…

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BP to buy natural gas supplies derived from cow manure in Iowa

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:56 AM MDT

Oil major BP Plc is stepping up its involvement in the production of natural gas from organic waste with an…

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Major new climate report puts pressure on COP26 to ‘consign coal to history’

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:55 AM MDT

A landmark report by climate scientists released Monday will ratchet up the pressure on world leaders to rapidly end the use of…

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Refiner boosts battery bet as it sees U.S. gasoline peaking

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:49 AM MDT

Phillips 66, one of the largest U.S. oil refiners, is expanding its involvement in the fast-growing world of battery technology…

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China tightens scrutiny to meet ambitious targets for renewables

Monday, August 9, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

China’s largest power firms and provincial authorities will need to submit monthly reports on their renewables projects to the central…

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TotalEnergies weighs stake in giant North Sea wind farm

Friday, August 6, 2021, 6:47 AM MDT

TotalEnergies SE is weighing taking a stake in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, according to people…

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BlackRock joins Citi to study plan to shut coal plants early

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 6:50 AM MDT

BlackRock Inc. and other major financial institutions are working on plans to accelerate the closure of coal-fired power plants in Asia in…

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Brookfield seeks $12.5 billion for new impact fund

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. said it has raised $7 billion for the initial close of its new impact investment fund,…

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G-20 ministers stumble over coal, global warming targets

Monday, July 26, 2021, 6:46 AM MDT

Environment ministers from the Group of 20 nations were unable to reach full agreement on key climate goals, just 100…

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Fidelity to ratchet up pressure on companies over climate change

Monday, July 26, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

Fidelity International warned companies it invests in that if they don’t take sufficient action to combat climate change the asset…

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Hyundai unit will complete final projects before quitting coal

Monday, July 26, 2021, 6:17 AM MDT

The construction arm of Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s top automaker, will push ahead with a coal-fired power plant in…

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