Decarbonization News

  • First of Its Kind Jet to Shuttle Travelers Between the Beltway and the Big Apple 17 Jan 2020 10:37 GuruFocus.com WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced a new hourly shuttle service between Washington's Reagan National Airport and New York/Newark Liberty International Airport. United will operate the world's only …
  • How to reduce the carbon emissions from home heating 17 Jan 2020 06:21 CBC Hello, people! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week: How to reduce carbon …
  • Five Major Points in MSCI’S 2020 Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report 17 Jan 2020 02:48 Nreionline MSCI, an American finance company, released its 2020 Emerging Real Estate Trends report today. The main themes of the report revolve around the improvement of data in the real estate investment space, and how this is playing a more vital role in investment …
  • Hanes: McGill prof practises what he teaches, quits in divestment protest 17 Jan 2020 00:43 Montreal Gazette "The ultimate purpose of divestment is to create political pressure for governments to do the right thing," says Gregory Mikkelson, a professor at McGill University who resigned his tenured position to protest against the university's …
  • Bloomberg says he'll cut carbon pollution 50 percent by 2030 17 Jan 2020 00:26 Hill Presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergBloomberg viewed as having best chance to beat Trump in betting market analysis Poll: Trump trails 2020 Democratic contenders in Michigan The Hill's 12:30 …
  • Fighting fire with action 17 Jan 2020 00:12 Chronicle Fires are blazing across the globe. From Alaska to the Amazon Rainforest, millions of acres rich with people, plants, and wildlife are burning. In recent months, Australia has been devastated by some of the worst wildfires in the continent’s history. It is …
  • Microsoft commits to carbon negative by 2030, among other environmental commitments 16 Jan 2020 19:32 ITBusiness.ca Microsoft today announced that it’s committing to becoming carbon negative by 2030, eliminating all past carbon emissions by 2050, and the creation of a US$1 billion fund for investment in carbon removal technologies. The announcement also included some …
  • Microsoft aims to become carbon negative by 2030, launches $1 billion Climate Innovation Fund 16 Jan 2020 19:05 VentureBeat Climate change is becoming a heated topic in tech. Tech giants like Amazon, Apple, and Google have talked about their efforts to become carbon neutral for certain parts of their business, in their data centers, or in certain countries. Microsoft today made …
  • Wind & Solar Power Will Dominate 2020 In US, Despite Trump 16 Jan 2020 18:46 CleanTechnica Clean Power Published on January 16th, 2020 | by Kurt Lowder 0 January 16th, 2020 by Kurt Lowder  Trump does not like wind and solar power, but the market absolutely loves wind and solar power. The EIA predicts wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage will …
  • The China trade deal doesn’t protect American workers, or American interests 16 Jan 2020 18:14 MarketWatch President Donald Trump is touting victory with his “phase one” trade deal with China. If this is phase one, America should unsubscribe before we get charged for the next installment. Americans have tightened their belts through Trump’s trade wars and are …
  • Gas, coal defend FERC's price floor order 16 Jan 2020 16:59 The Politico With help from Alex Guillén, Anthony Adragna and Zack Colman PROGRAMMING NOTE: Morning Energy will not be published on Monday, Jan. 20. We'll be back on our normal schedule on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Story Continued Below Editor's Note: This edition of …
  • Port 1 hears report on renewable diesel 16 Jan 2020 05:37 Wahkiakum County Eagle Captain Peter Wilcox, founding director of the Inside Passage Decarbonization Project spoke to the Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners about renewable diesel at their January meeting last Thursday. “We started this project...shifting to cleaner …
  • McGill professor quits over university's refusal to divest from fossil fuels 16 Jan 2020 03:35 CFCF MONTREAL -- A tenured Mcgill University professor has resigned because of the school's failure to sell its stocks and investments in fossil fuels. The professor, Gregory Mikkelson, has taught environmental ethics and philosophy for 18 years, but it …
  • Put your money to work: Investing in climate change mitigation 15 Jan 2020 22:55 RenewEconomy There are close to 600,000 self managed super funds in Australia with about 1.1 million members. And, according to the Australian Government figures, these funds had about $715 billion of assets, of which $220 billion were Australian listed  shares and …
  • 2020 Could Be the Year Carbon Removal Takes Off 15 Jan 2020 19:04 Worltd Resources Institute Global greenhouse gas emissions are on track to rise once again to their highest level in history. Our time is shrinking to reduce climate-warming emissions enough to limit global temperature rise to 1.5-2 degrees Celsius (2.7-3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and …
  • Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Update on the State of Climate Science Hearing 15 Jan 2020 18:05 SpaceRef Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Update on the State of Climate Science Hearing Press Release From: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology …
  • Democratic Candidates Agree on Climate Change, Except for Role of Natural Gas 15 Jan 2020 17:50 Scientific American The Democratic debate last night indicated how deeply climate change is coloring the presidential race. The six candidates on stage told voters that it’s the most pressing issue, with a mostly unified voice. It came as polls show that climate change is a …
  • Massive R&D Needed To Decarbonize Deep-Sea Shipping Beyond 2050 15 Jan 2020 15:16 Benzinga The goal of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to turn the oceangoing vessel industry emissions and carbon free beyond 2050 will require a technological replacement to the dominant fossil fuel-burning engines of the world's maritime fleet, …
  • Democrats’ Green New Deal Becomes The CLEAN Future Act 15 Jan 2020 13:07 Forbes The House Committee on Energy and Commerce, chaired by Frank Pallone, Jr (D-NJ), released an ambitious new climate plan to ensure the United States achieves net-zero greenhouse gas pollution by 2050. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce released an …
  • Azerbaijani minister reveals oil volume delivered by SOCAR to Italy 15 Jan 2020 13:01 Trend.az BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 15 Trend: The trade between Azerbaijan and Italy increased by 9.7 percent in 2018, Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov said during the fifth meeting of the Azerbaijan-Italy Intergovernmental Commission on Economic …
%d bloggers like this: