Tag: GHGs

125 Tesla Semi trucks reserved by UPS, largest order ever

125 Tesla Semi trucks reserved by UPS, largest order ever

Tesla Semi trucks to cost about $200,000 each Reuters reports United Parcel Service Inc announced on Tuesday that it will buy 125 Tesla Semi trucks as the delivery company expands its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles. The all electric big rigs will cost around $200,000 each, bringing the total UPS purchase to about $25 million.  The […]

By December 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Big oil cuts pollution, gets greener

Big oil cuts pollution, gets greener

Big oil faces growing pressure from stockholders Big oil companies are joining a number of large corporations that are reducing their greenhouse-gas footprints every year, according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The report says 62 of the world’s 100 largest companies have consistently cut their emissions on an annual basis between 2010 […]

By September 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Exxon, BP support carbon tax plan by elder Republican statesmen

Exxon, BP support carbon tax plan by elder Republican statesmen

Carbon tax plan calls for $40/tonne of CO2 produced Global oil companies including Exxon Mobil and BP Plc are throwing their support behind a carbon tax plan put together by a group of Republican statesmen, according to an advertisement in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. The carbon tax plan calls for a $40 tax […]

Paris Accord: China, EU to announce joint climate plans

Paris Accord: China, EU to announce joint climate plans

Trump likely bowing out of Paris Accord European and Chinese leaders will join forces on Friday to voice their strong support for the Paris Accord and present a number of joint plans aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to Reuters. On Wednesday, sources reported that US President Donald Trump is set to withdraw from […]

Two Republican governors urge Perry to keep US in Paris accord

Two Republican governors urge Perry to keep US in Paris accord

Nearly 200 countries signed 2015 Paris accord The United States staying in the Paris accord would demonstrate the leadership required to help states reduce their carbon emissions, was the message two Republican governors sent to US Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Wednesday. Vermont Governor Philip Scott and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker urged Perry to ensure […]

Canadian carbon price to be imposed: McKenna

Canadian carbon price to be imposed: McKenna

Canadian carbon price in place by October TORONTO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Canada will impose a carbon price on provinces that do not adequately regulate emissions by themselves, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said on Sunday without giving details on how the Liberal government will do so. Speaking on the CTV broadcaster’s “Question Period,” a national […]

By September 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Man-made greenhouse gas emissions date back almost 200 years -study

Man-made greenhouse gas emissions date back almost 200 years -study

Greenhouse gas emissions increased during Industrial Revolution By Alister Doyle OSLO, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Man-made greenhouse gases began to nudge up the Earth’s temperatures almost 200 years ago as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace, far earlier than previously thought, scientists said on Wednesday. Greenhouse gas emissions from industry left their first traces in the temperatures of […]

By August 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Norwegian oil firms plan cut carbon emissions in decade to 2030

Norwegian oil firms plan cut carbon emissions in decade to 2030

Norwegian oil and gas companies to cut GHGs by 2.5 million tonnes by 2030 OSLO, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Norwegian oil and gas companies plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2.5 million tonnes in the decade to 2030 as part of efforts to rein in global warming, the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association said on […]

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