Tagged Emissions

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…

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

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…

Solar steel production research scoops national innovation prize

By Sophie Vorrath Research that promises to halve the greenhouse gas emissions of steel-making by using heat from concentrated solar power wins 2019 AMP Amplify Ignite competition. The post Solar steel production research scoops national innovation prize appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Cars’ Environmental Benefits are Overhyped, Mostly Shifting their Pollution and Greenhouse-gas Emissions from the Tailpipe to a Smokestack.

By Noam Mayraz Environmentalists fancy zero-emission cars as an essential tool to save the planet. But the cars’ environmental benefits are overhyped, mostly shifting their pollution and greenhouse-gas emissions from the tailpipe to a smokestack.And their special subsidy is a budget-buster, increasing the federal deficit by an estimated $7.5 billion over the next five years,…

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