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Groups call on NC to adopt a price on carbon, join compact to reduce emissions

The petition filed with the N.C. Environmental Management Commission asks it to “establish a rule to limit carbon dioxide pollution from the electric power sector” and proposes a rule to accomplish the task......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

As they race to boost the economy, lawmakers encounter push for a greener stimulus

Environmental groups, climate experts and renewable energy industries call on Congress and administration to take advantage of the economic disarray and pass a stimulus bill that will set a new path toward lower carbon emissions.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 23rd, 2020

Carbon emissions cuts do not mean Repsol will exit oil sector: CEO

A target to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 does not mean Spanish oil and gas firm Repsol will stop producing oil though it will focus on certain projects, Chief Executive Josu Jon Imaz said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 5th, 2020

Major retailers call on states to adopt uniform reopening plans

The top two trade groups representing major retailers .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 27th, 2020

How one Seattle exec"s work is massively reducing carbon emissions

The innovation is the Embodied Carbon Calculator, an open-source platform that helps builders reduce environmental impacts before construction even starts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

US Senators encourage OECD to align with GRI Tax Standard

US Senators join call for OECD to ‘align with GRI Tax Standard’; Review of BEPS sees groups around the world push for public reporting Q4.......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 19th, 2020

Oil giant BP pulls out of 3 trade groups over climate policies but sticks with the powerful API

BP PLC is cutting ties with three trade groups over climate policies, a move announced Wednesday that follows the company’s vow earlier this month to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2020

BP is pulling out of three trade groups over climate policies

The move comes after the oil giant vowed to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 26th, 2020

BP to quit main U.S. refining lobby over carbon policy

BP will leave the main U.S. refining lobby and two other trade groups as new Chief Executive Bernard Looney spurs some of the oil sector's most ambitious targets for curbing carbon emissions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2020

How an Iron-Ore Billionaire Escapes ESG Scrutiny

Fortescue founder Andrew Forrest can do more to reduce carbon emissions. The go-to excuses are getting weaker as technology improves......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 19th, 2020

Advanced Emissions issues 10% price increase on activated carbon, coal additives

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 11th, 2020

Truckers Rally Against Oregon Cap-And-Trade Bill

Hundreds of truck drivers showed up at the Oregon Capitol on Thursday to protest a bill that would put a price on carbon emissions, exposing the deep divid.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 7th, 2020

Evergy announces plan to reduce carbon emissions 80%, add more wind to portfolio

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 30th, 2020

Has Duke Energy turned a corner on coal and carbon? Green groups have high hopes — and doubts

In recent months, Duke Energy has promised to speed coal-plant closures, end net carbon emissions by 2050 and has now agreed to excavate essentially all the coal ash stored in unlined pits in the Carolinas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Bloomberg releases plan to reduce carbon emissions by 50% in 10 years

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a broad plan to eliminate all coal power plants and slow the expansion of the natural gas sector as part of a policy to fight... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 15th, 2019

Project Syndicate: We don’t need to abandon economic growth to solve climate change

There is no reason we cannot have strong economic growth and reduce carbon emissions at the same time. In fact, we must......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 9th, 2019

Carbon Capture Technology Worse Than Doing Nothing to Halt Emissions

Carbon capture technology was supposed to save coal but it hasn't yet and never will. Nor is the technology likely to do anything positive significantly to reduce carbon emissions......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 22nd, 2019

Shipping companies, retailers look to develop cleaner marine biofuel

Top shipping, retail and transport companies are looking to develop an alternative marine fuel which aims to reduce carbon emissions from ships, in another step to push the sector to go green......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 29th, 2019

Poll sheds light on where NC voters stand on regulation of carbon emissions

The Environmental Defense Fund-sponsored poll shows as much as 75% of likely N.C. voters support regulations to reduce carbon emissions to zero in the state by 2050 at the latest......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2019

Efficient material design, low-carbon concrete are critical to cutting GHG emissions in construction

Efficient material design and the use of low-carbon concrete are crucial to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) during the construction process, according to a report from C40 Cities, Arup, and the University of Leeds......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 22nd, 2019

Investors get lost in Big Oil"s carbon accounting maze

Wide variations in the way oil companies report their efforts to reduce carbon emissions make it difficult to assess the risk of holding their shares as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, senior fund managers say......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 9th, 2019