President Xi Jinping has promised a slow and steady end to the growth of planet-warming emissions in China, with energy security taking top priority as the country contends with a flagging economy and tumult on global fuel markets.
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The UK government has announced that UK carbon emissions are to be cut by 78% by 2035. Achieving this requires businesses of all sizes to make substantial changes in reducing their emissions and offsetting what cannot practicably be reduced.
The chief operating officer of Maersk Drilling thinks companies like his taking “skin in the game” will be the future of the sector, moving away from commercial deals that put most of the risk on operators.
South Africa’s subsidy support for Sasol is inefficient and fails to achieve what it sets out to do, namely protect consumers from price shocks, according to the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
During the past four years, Vittorio Borelli spent about 50 million euros ($58 million) buying equipment for his company’s ceramic-making facility in northern Italy. New gas-fired kilns slashed the time necessary to heat porcelain at more than 1,000 degrees Celsius, saving energy and reducing carbon emissions.