Monday, 21 June, 2021

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A court in the Dutch capital The Hague has ordered Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) to fight climate change and massively cut-down on its carbon emissions. It also told the oil giant and its customers to reduce the carbon dioxide emitted Read more…


For Africa to achieve accelerated development and industrialization, energy poverty must end by 2030. Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo made this remark in his opening remarks at the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit organized by the Center on Global Energy Policy, Read more…


……Intends to achieve zero emissions by 2050 The Republic of Ireland says it will achieve 51% carbon reduction by 2030; it also promises zero emissions by 2050. Announcing these plans in Dublin, the Irish government said a bill will also Read more…


Royal Dutch Shell has stressed its determination to speed-up its business strategy based on net-zero emissions. It says this would be anchored on a disciplined cash allocation framework and rigorous approach to driving down carbon emissions which will deliver value Read more…


The United States government has unveiled a $100 million fund to support transformational low-carbon energy technologies. This will help spur the creation of new jobs, technology, and tools that empower the United States to innovate and lead the world in Read more…


There are fears that the global environment could be at risk following Tesla’s publicised plan to invest in bitcoin. Elon Musk, Tesla chief executive, announced that his Electric Vehicle (EV) firm had bought $1.9 billion of the cryptocurrency. He also Read more…


The African Development Bank (AfDB) is assisting the 15- member ECOWAS states achieve their carbon emission reductions target. This will enable them meet their Paris Agreement commitments. The Bank will underwrite the preparation of concept notes exploring the use of Read more…


Global beverage brand PepsiCo has unveiled an ambitious new goal to cut carbon emissions by more than 40% by 2030 (against a 2015 baseline) — more than doubling the previous climate objective. This is expected to result in the reduction of Read more…


Determined to achieve economic diversification, Saudi Arabia has launched its first zero carbon-emissions City. The city at NEOM is the first major construction project for the $500 billion flagship business zone. Saudi’s crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the project Read more…


Ukraine’s air temperature in 2020 exceeded the average long-term level by 2.2 degrees Celsius and reached a record high 10.7 degrees. This is the view of the Ukrainian state-run weather forecasting body. Previously, only in 2007, 2015 and 2019, did Read more…