JTI Vietnam aims at Net Zero carbon emissions

In launching the Net Zero Carbon Emissions program, the company has joined together with organizations that have extensive experience in environmental initiatives. One such organisation is the Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AIT-VN) who will analyse and confirm the assessment report of greenhouse gas emissions from the JTI Vietnam office. The company aims to […]

UK citizens’ assembly wants ‘fair’ path to 2050 net-zero emissions goal

LONDON: Taxes on frequent fliers, more wind and solar power, and better protection for nature should be key policies in Britain’s push to meet its promise to cut emissions to net zero by 2050, a citizens’ assembly advised the country’s lawmakers on Thursday.But its final recommendations in a report to parliament did not back nuclear […]

Investors that manage US$47tn demand world’s biggest polluters back plan for net-zero emissions

The voluntary guidelines, known as the climate measurement standards initiative, are designed to give banks and insurers consistent scientific advice on how to assess the risk of damage from events including bushfires, cyclones, floods, droughts and heatwaves.

Scottish Water sets out renewables route map to net-zero emissions

“I know Scottish Water is speaking to other agencies about how they’ve come to the proposals that they’ve set out and other organisations will be considering whether they have some of the same advantages that Scottish Water does have in this regard.”

Javadekar hopeful that India will achieve goal of reducing carbon emissions by 35 pc in 10 years

New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said he was hopeful that India would achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 35 per cent in the next ten years. Addressing a session on Action Agenda for Sustainable and Self Reliant India during the 15th Sustainability Summit 2020, Javadekar said India was committed […]

Australia’s carbon emissions fall to 22-year low

Canberra: Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions have fallen to a 22-year low as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, the government revealed in a new update on Monday.According to the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory update released by the government, emissions of greenhouse gases in Australia are estimated to be 518 million tonnes in the 2019-20 financial year, […]

Google has fully offset its lifetime carbon emissions today

In brief: Google became carbon neutral over a decade ago, but today, the tech giant pushed the envelope even further. According to a new announcement, Google has officially eliminated its ‘entire carbon legacy,’ including emissions generated before it went carbon neutral in 2007. It achieved this milestone using the purchase of “high-quality carbon offsets” to […]

Baker Hughes plots low carbon future as oil prices remain low

The company will continue to downsize its oilfield services and equipment portfolio, CEO Lorenzo Simonelli said at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power conference, putting more emphasis on the energy transition and technology needed for renewables. It has already been shedding some oilfield assets, such as its rod lift and specialty polymers businesses.

Fifth of all global CO2 emissions come from the supply chains of large multinational companies such as Total, BP and Coca Cola, study finds

Carbon footprint of MNEs in the electronics sector in 2016 (MtCO2 at both axes). The blue bars represent the carbon emissions in supply chains of MNEs in a certain country. The lines represent the carbon emissions in supply chains of large foreign affiliates of Samsung and Apple 

Switching to electric vehicles may improve air quality, lower emissions: Study

Washington: Adopting electric vehicles (EVs) could improve overall air quality and lower carbon emissions, according to a study. Researchers from the Northwestern University in the US quantified the differences in air pollution generated from battery-powered electric vehicles versus internal combustion engines. They found that even when their electricity is generated from combustion sources, electric vehicles […]