Decarbonization News

  • OFTEC urges MPs to support decarbonization for off-grid homes 22 Sep 2020 03:41 Biofuels Digest In the UK, consumer choice and affordable low carbon options must be a priority for rural homes or vital net zero targets could be missed, OFTEC will warn MPs at the 2020 Labour and Conservative Party Conferences. OFTEC says that failing to support the …
  • Money talks, BS walks: It’s global comedy hour, with a special Australian segment 22 Sep 2020 00:57 Renew Economy Laugh of the week In the end you just had to laugh. There were so many dramatic statements made last week about electricity it really was a cluster f***.  I’ll get into some of them in a minute, more for what they say about agenda driven forecasting, …
  • Throne Speech recovery plan must be just, green and intersectional 21 Sep 2020 23:57 Rabble.ca 2020 has been anything but normal. We're in the midst of a devastating global pandemic. Pervasive, systemic racism -- particularly anti-Black and anti-Indigenous -- is unrelenting. And the climate crisis continues virtually unabated despite a major …
  • 7 Ways to Spot Robust Net-Zero National Commitments 21 Sep 2020 18:06 World Resources Institute In 2015, the Paris Agreement set a global goal to limit warming to well below 2 degrees C, while aiming for a limit of 1.5 degrees C. Achieving this goal and avoiding exceedingly dangerous levels of global warming requires slashing greenhouse gas emissions …
  • Nikola Doesn’t Look Much Like Tesla Now 21 Sep 2020 12:58 The Washington Post In its short life as a public company, Nikola has soared to a $13 billion valuation and made the decarbonization of the heavy truck sector a preoccupation for many stock market investors. Milton’s social-media boosterism generated huge excitement among …
  • Exxon Mobil, Global Thermostat Expand Joint Development Deal - Quick Facts 21 Sep 2020 12:39 RTTNews Oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) and Global Thermostat said Monday they have expanded their joint development agreement after twelve months of technical evaluation to determine the feasibility and potential scalability of Global Thermostat's …
  • Ballard Comments on China's New Policy to Support Adoption of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles 21 Sep 2020 08:18 GuruFocus.com VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLDP) today noted that China's government has announced a new official policy regarding Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, or FCEVs, which is expected to support …
  • This Chilling Forecast Will Send Shivers Across the Oil Patch 20 Sep 2020 20:11 The Motley Fool For decades, the global economy had a nearly insatiable appetite for crude oil. That caused consumption to steadily march higher, peaking at more than 100 million barrels per day (BPD) in the past year. Meanwhile, even with renewable energy starting to …
  • ‘Climate-Farce’: Japan And The UN Shipping Agency’s Attitude To Climate Change 19 Sep 2020 13:50 Forbes California on fire: a hillside burns during the Bobcat Fire in Juniper Hills, California, September ... [+] 18, 2020. California is in the midst of wildfires that have been exacerbated by climate change. AFP via Getty Images When China has a more ambitious …
  • As Wildfires Rage, Doglio Calls For Proven Climate Leadership in Congress 19 Sep 2020 07:57 The Suburban Times - Washington State Tacoma, WA – Sept. 17, State Representative and candidate for Congress Beth Doglio held a press conference to respond to ongoing wildfires, share her plans to defeat climate change, and detail the differences between her and her opponent’s record and …
  • Siemens - Securing the Future of Power Supply for Northern Bangladesh - MarketScreener 19 Sep 2020 03:19 Bangladesh News.net 09/18/2020 | 03:30am EDT Bangladesh, September 18, 2020 Securing the Future of Power Supply for Northern Bangladesh 150MW simple cycle power plant for Saidpur, Rangpur as part of the country's utility expansion in power generation Siemens …
  • Fortistar, Rumpke begin construction on Ohio RNG project 18 Sep 2020 22:45 Biomass Magazine Fortistar, a privately-owned investment firm that addresses global challenges, and Rumpke Waste & Recycling, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, announced commencement of construction of the …
  • Hedge Fund That Profited from Oil Crash Eyes Biden Win 18 Sep 2020 18:27 Rigzone (Bloomberg) -- A hedge fund betting on the decline of fossil fuels has made a 25% gain this year after oil’s historic crash sent energy stocks plummeting. Now it expects them to fall further if Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidential election. Hite Hedge …
  • Time is running out to solve the worsening climate crisis | Opinion 18 Sep 2020 17:17 Florida Today Here is an edited version of an interview the Alliance for Market Solutions (AMS) conducted with Carlos Curbelo, a former Florida Republican congressman and now a member of AMS’ advisory board. 1.    What influenced your commitment to addressing climate …
  • Report: Net zero greenhouse emissions by 2050 is possible – but cost is up to $2 trillion a year 18 Sep 2020 11:41 WRAL 5 - North Carolina Achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is possible but will cost $1 trillion to $2 trillion a year, according to a new report, which warns that the cost of unmitigated climate change will be much higher. The Energy Transitions Commission, a …
  • Industrial decarbonisation PE specialist Ara Partners brings in veteran exec Tran as managing director 18 Sep 2020 10:37 AltAssets Ara Partners, a private equity house specialising in industrial decarbonisation investments,has expanded its senior management team with the addition of Tuan Tran as a managing director. Tran brings more than 20 years of private equity and corporate …
  • Giant Glencore Coal Mine Faces Threat as Fund Refuses Backing 18 Sep 2020 08:44 Investing.com (Bloomberg) -- Glencore (OTC:GLNCY) Plc’s plans for a giant new coal mine in Australia’s Bowen Basin may suffer a setback after key stakeholder UniSuper Management Pty said it won’t support the project. The A$80 billion ($59 billion) pension fund told its …
  • AT&T sets new environmental goal, to become carbon neutral by 2035 18 Sep 2020 08:12 Telecompaper AT&T said it wants to be carbon neutral across its entire global operations by 2035. The company added that it is also expanding its Climate Change Analysis Tool (CCAT) across the contiguous US (the 48 states that touch each other) to identify the …
  • Researchers Urge Federal Moonshot for Clean Energy 17 Sep 2020 20:40 Science & Technology Columbia University researchers are urging the winner of this year’s presidential election to launch a moonshot-style mission to develop new clean energy technologies, a critical step on the path to net-zero carbon emissions. The group, which includes two …
  • How to Build Back Better After the COVID-19 Crisis? A Practical Approach Applied to Fiji 17 Sep 2020 16:32 Relief Web Like every other country, the Republic of Fiji faces the unprecedented challenge of managing the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the number of cases remains low, in a country where international tourism is a cornerstone of the economy, the …
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