Tagged Carbon

Discussing carbon pricing at the UN climate change conference

By ENEL Foundation Contributor Prof. Robert Stavins chairing the Enel Foundation – Harvard Environmental Economics program official Side event at COP 25Last year the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) closed in Poland with a climate package that lay out some important guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and a…

Don’t Let Gas Provide False Sense of Climate Security

By Sheryl Carter In the midst of our climate crisis, and unprecedented calls for action, 2019 is turning out to be another record year for climate warming greenhouse gas pollution. And we are still not on track to meet our emissions-reduction goals. There is certainly cause for optimism with smarter energy use, renewable energy, and…

Europe’s Energy Giants Line Up to Endorse Green Deal

By [email protected] The European Union’s newly proposed Green Deal raises “significant questions” for the oil and gas industry, analysts said, but the plan was broadly welcomed by companies across the energy sector. On Wednesday the European Commission presented a sweeping 50-point plan centered around achieving net zero status in Europe by 2050. The proposals include…

Offshore wind key to European Green Deal

Increasing offshore wind production and regional cooperation between member states will be key to reducing European Union (EU) greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% from 1990 levels by 2030, according to the European Commission (EC). Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Exxon Prevails vs. State of New York

By Gary Hilberg ExxonMobil did not defraud their investors per this ruling. The state of New York tried to make the case that an internal pricing of carbon for various projects did not match the carbon pricing shared externally to investors. Interestingly there was never a discussion on what the actual price of carbon was…

Drax aims to become carbon negative by 2030

By Marta Ady Energy firm Drax, which runs the UK’s largest power station on biomass and coal, has outlined plans to become carbon negative by 2030. The company’s ambition will depend on a negative emissions policy and investment framework for new technologies like bioenergy, alongside carbon capture and storage.If Drax reaches its goal, it will…

Canadian Energy Weekly Round-Up: December 9

By Energy in Depth Here are the top news stories covering Canada’s energy landscape this week: Canada’s Energy Industry Still Has Great Potential—That’s Good News for Emissions The outgoing CEO of Imperial Oil, Rich Kruger, recently discussed how Canadians must decide whether they want to increase the country’s oil and natural gas production. As Kruger…

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