Monday, 21 June, 2021

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French oil giant Total has unveiled its future green policy thrust with a change of name to TotalEnergies. At an ordinary and extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, shareholders almost unanimously agreed that the oil firm must take the lead in promoting green-based Read more…


……Political Parties also champion ban One out of four Germans now support a ban on short-haul flights. This represents twenty-four percent of respondents to a survey by the opinion research institute YouGov on behalf of the German Press Agency.  Around Read more…


The Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO) has launched a new corporate environmental responsibility strategy. It is aimed at effectively tackling climate change and eliminate carbon greenhouse emissions by 45 percent by 2030. The ambitious new emissions reduction strategy focuses on Read more…


The United States will commence trainings on the new rule on the use of methane. It will be conducted by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This training targets existing sources in the oil and natural gas industry, beginning with Read more…


The energy transition is well and truly underway in the United States as demand for Wind and Solar energy is gradually outstripping coal. As the costs for solar power drop, more and more coal plants are shutting down. Energy Innovation, Read more…


On the eve of its Annual General Meeting (AGM), oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has seen its proposed energy transition strategy faulted. Shareholder advisory PIRC recommended investors vote against Shell’s non-binding resolution because the firm’s strategy to cut emissions “does not Read more…


As the German general elections draw closer, the country’s metal union has expressed fears that the proposed climate policies by political parties could lead to job losses. Jörg Hofmann, head of the Industrial Union of Metalworkers (IG Metall) said of Read more…


The Rhodium Group says current China’s greenhouse emissions level is higher than the entire industrialized world combined. It compared China’s emissions to nations in the multilateral Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development as of 2019 and all 27 EU members.  Read more…


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it will phase-out the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons. Hydrofluorocarbons are highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators, air conditioners, and many other applications.  The EPA will implement this plan using the Read more…


Germany says it will invest 40% of its allotted European Union (EU) Post-COVID recovery funds on climate action. This will serve as part of its firm commitment towards tackling climate change. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz made this revelation in Berlin Read more…