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Tag Archives: CO2 Emissions

European Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Pollution

Smoke from container ship

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 If left unchecked, the IMO has said CO2 emissions from maritime transport could increase by up to 250% by 2050 from 2012 levels By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of including greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector in the European Union’s carbon market from 2022, …

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Natural Gas Is the Rich World’s New Coal

A flame blazes on top of flare stacks at an LNG site in Australia

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 By Vanessa Dezem, Stephen Stapczynski and Naureen S. Malik for Bloomberg Even the cleanest fossil fuel is losing its appeal to rich nations. Just a few years ago, natural gas was hailed as vital for the transition toward an economy that runs on renewable energy. But sentiment is changing and the fuel is going the same …

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Gas Export’s Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivaling Coal’s. Is nothing good?

LNG Ship at sea. Name of ship LNG Sakura

Bloomberg, January 23, 2020 By Catherine Traywick, Stephen Cunningham, Naureen Malik and Dave Merrill (Bloomberg) –In May, while President Donald Trump toured a new $10 billion plant designed to prepare natural gas for export, he made a vow. Such facilities would be good for the environment, he said, or they won’t get approved. The president has greenlit 11 projects so …

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Extinction Rebellion isn’t asking. They’re demanding and putting big oil on notice

Large group of protestors carrying banner that reads "Rebel for Life"

PortandTerminal.com, January 7, 2020 Police in Scotland arrested protesters with an environmental group called Extinction Rebellion after they boarded an oil jack-up rig to protest it leaving for the North Sea. The group has 3 demands. DUNDEE, SCOTLAND – Three environmentalists from a group called Extinction Rebellion climbed aboard a jack-up rig in Scotland and stayed on it for five …

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