Environment


Biden may have to move quickly to reverse anti-ESG rule

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 6:27 AM MST

The clock is ticking for the Biden administration to nullify Donald Trump’s restrictions on retirement plan fiduciaries, rules by which the…

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Companies with science-based climate goals cut emissions faster

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 6:47 AM MST

Many large global companies have now set a target for getting to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. But with most of…

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Total gets fastest start on clean energy among Europe oil majors

Monday, January 25, 2021, 7:08 AM MST

Total SE has had the fastest start in the race between oil supermajors to achieve net-zero carbon emissions. Europe’s three…

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Biden poised to freeze oil and coal leasing on federal land

Friday, January 22, 2021, 6:56 AM MST

President Joe Biden is poised to suspend the sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, which accounts for…

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Biden to name Obama administration veteran as EPA chief of staff

Friday, January 22, 2021, 6:39 AM MST

The Biden administration is poised to name Dan Utech, who worked on climate change and energy issues during the Obama…

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Biden unveils sweeping climate plan, moves to rejoin Paris pact

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 6:51 AM MST

Joe Biden will unveil sweeping action to combat climate change hours after becoming president, moving to rejoin the Paris accord…

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Global methane emissions equaled Europe’s carbon footprint in 2020

Monday, January 18, 2021, 6:45 AM MST

Emissions of planet-warming methane fell last year as oil and gas production declined, but they were still equivalent to the…

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French oil giant Total leaves U.S. energy group, months after exiting CAPP

Sunday, January 17, 2021, 3:39 PM MST

French oil and gas company Total says it will ditch its membership in the U.S.-based American Petroleum Institute because it…

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'Morally and ethically wrong:' Court to hear challenge to Alberta coal policy removal

Sunday, January 17, 2021, 5:35 AM MST

First Nations, ranchers, municipal officials and environmentalists hope to persuade a judge this week to force Alberta to revisit its…

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Bitter cold brings chaos as global energy systems show strain

Friday, January 15, 2021, 7:13 AM MST

Freezing weather that’s sweeping the northern hemisphere is causing chaos in energy markets and damaging infrastructure with households from Japan…

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Are too many companies are banking on carbon capture to reach net zero?

Friday, January 15, 2021, 6:48 AM MST

As governments and companies jostle to show how committed they are to fighting global warming, plans to take carbon dioxide out…

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Environmental group concerned about native grasslands in southern Alberta

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 7:23 AM MST

An environmental group says it is opposed to the proposed sale of oil and natural gas rights in the Milk…

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