Tagged Climate

Emerging Technologies to Mitigate Greenhouse Gases

By John Benson I have said many times that predicting the future is risky, and so I try to avoid it. However, when it comes to mitigating climate change, there are some emerging plans that might rewrite the future road map for this quest and plug future holes.Recently I posted California’s roadmap for decarbonizing our…

China’s CFR-600 Draws Concerns as a Breeder Reactor

By Dan Yurman This special report was updated 05/31/21 – See Addendum below. A 600 MWe fast reactor, the CFR600, is expected to be complete by 2023. The CFR-600 is a sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron nuclear reactor under construction in Xiapu County, Fujian province, China, on Changbiao Island. Work began on building it in 2017. On…

Fisker Targets Delivery of Climate Neutral Vehicle By 2027

By Blagojce Krivevski Fisker Inc. today stated its aim to produce a climate neutral vehicle by 2027. In line with its environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy announced on May 6, 2021, Fisker will not purchase offsets to achieve this goal. The company seeks to utilize only climate neutral materials in products and use only…

Floating an idea to decarbonise offshore oil and gas production

By Charley Rattan Wärtsilä proposes an idea to help decarbonise offshore oil and gas production with floating wind power and 4-stroke gen sets running on future fuels. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

Brazil: “Worrying, not alarming”

By Rafael Herzberg “Worrying, not alarming”The title of this post reflects the official posture of the electric power sector in relation to the upcoming energy crisis.The underlying message is: business as usual. Or even worse, there would be no need to plan to face a potentially delicate situation.Clearly, the preference of the electric sector leaders…

New supply chain law could help spur the energy transition – FORESIGHT

By Charley Rattan An upcoming EU supply chain law may see multinational oil and gas companies face a rise in lawsuits stemming from the environmental impacts of their operations. These traditional energy firms may consider driving more investments into less-risky renewables Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The…

Breaking bad habits

By Seb Kennedy Changing people’s behaviour is a big task. It means uprooting an entrenched economic model that has created untold prosperity while pushing us to the brink of ecological collapse. Technology won’t save us, but it might buy some time for Big Oil companies that find themselves on the back foot in the climate…

The Role of Oil & Gas Companies In Energy Transition

By Tariq Siddiqui Oil and gas will remain part of the global energy mix during an extended period of low carbon transition. Even some of the most stringent decarbonization scenarios—such as the International Energy Agency (IEA) Sustainable Development Scenario —show an ongoing, long-term role for oil and gas, albeit at reduced levels from current demand…

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