JTI Vietnam aims at Net Zero carbon emissions

JTI Vietnam has developed the Net Zero Carbon Emissions programme that includes a series of projects to offset and reduce CO2 in their office and cigarette production. By implementing this program, JTI Vietnam aims to be one of the pioneering carbon-neutral companies in Vietnam. JTI Vietnam further aims to raise awareness of the importance of […]

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

In April, more than 50% of Woodside shareholders and 43% of Origin shareholders called on the oil and gas companies to set science-based targets to cut both their own emissions and the “scope 3” emissions released by their customers. The Woodside vote was the first time a climate resolution received more than 5o% support in […]

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 […]

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.”

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 

OPINION: Busting the Myth: EVs and Emission

By Abhishek RanjanThis is the sixth article in the “Busting the Myth” series aimed at breaking down popular myths surrounding the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem. The series is a joint editorial initiative of ETEnergyWorld, the Climate Group and Climate Trends.The slowdown of economic activity in India has given us a glimpse of blue skies and […]

Criticism over BP bid to help Aberdeen City Council cut emissions

Head of policy, Fabrice Leveque, said: “Given the role BP has played in driving global climate chaos over the years, it’s only right that it now takes action to help places like Aberdeen transition rapidly to a future that is no longer reliant on fossil fuels.

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 […]

U.S. states vow to fight Trump rollback on auto emissions

DETROIT: California and 18 other U.S. states promised on Thursday to fight a Trump administration proposal to weaken fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and force states into line, arguing the United States has an obligation to protect the environment for future generations.The administration billed the proposed rollback from Obama-era fuel efficiency standards as […]

Review: Methanol plant would boost greenhouse gas emissions

NW Innovation Works, which is backed by the Chinese government, has said the project will create 1,000 well-paying jobs and generate $30 million to $40 million in annual tax revenue. The company also says it will offset any emissions produced directly or indirectly in Washington state as a result of its project.