Don’t count on America’s oil giants to join their rivals across the pond in ambitious efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
A Bill has been introduced at Holyrood with the aim of furthering the development of community heating networks.
In the new age of sustainability, there are plenty of companies pledging to offset emissions in the race for net zero. While certainly an improvement over past years when a pledge to do 10% better was the standard, the trend has triggered skepticism that greenwashing is really what’s at work.
BP’s UK offshore business remains “vital” to the group, its North Sea boss said at the end of a momentous week for the supermajor, which set out ambitious emissions goals.
BP Plc’s pledge to zero out all its carbon emissions by 2050 deepens the divide between major European and American oil producers on climate change, increasing the pressure for Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. to do more.
Even before the deadly virus struck, another menace confronted the global energy industry: the warmest winter anyone can remember.
Judges and tribunals are increasingly being asked to determine claims involving climate change related issues. The trend has gained momentum in recent years in light of the global climate movement with a notable increase in climate change related claims brought by States and local governments against energy companies.
Pressure ‘to leave discoveries in North Sea’ will grow as COP26 climate summit approaches – Wheelhouse
Scotland’s energy minister expects public pressure to “leave discoveries in the North Sea” to grow as a major climate summit approaches this year.
Boris Johnson has axed the president of the major climate summit which the UK is hosting later this year.
A “knee-jerk” reaction from investors to a combination of factors including recent results, Brexit and the coronavirus have been blamed for a 20% slide in Hurricane Energy’s share price.
Exclusive: Figures show ‘resurgence’ for oil and gas university courses in Aberdeen following downturn
University chiefs have hailed a “resurgence” in applications to oil and gas courses in Aberdeen following a sharp drop during the downturn.
BP Plc’s outgoing Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley warned Big Oil of moving too fast on investing in new technologies to counter climate change, because their failure could lead to financial ruin.
Sainsbury's plans to invest £1 billion towards making its operations "net zero" by 2040 - a decade earlier than the UK's legal goal - it has announced.
It’s apparently not the traditional approach for the top dogs of major oil companies, but maybe it’s time to break the mould.
Potential for ‘thousands’ of jobs as Sir Ian Wood unveils plans for Aberdeen ‘Energy Transition Zone’
Sir Ian Wood has unveiled ambitious plans to help the north-east economy capitalise on the energy transition, potentially creating “thousands” of jobs in the process.
A levy on airlines or fossil fuel companies could be introduced to help pay for a huge boost to woodland planting, Government climate advisers have urged.
People from across the country with a range of views on climate change will gather this weekend for a citizens' assembly on how to cut emissions to net zero.
Drilling contractor Transocean is understood to pushing for jail time and fines against Greenpeace bosses, despite receiving a favourable ruling halting any further North Sea action.
Big Oil doesn’t have a choice; either it gets serious about the necessary transition to low carbon energy or mounting public fear fuelled by the impacts of the deepening climate crisis will eventually force drastic change.
Oil and gas companies have provided “few signs” that they are willing to devote enough cash to tackling climate change, a new report said.
I recently addressed a room of industry leaders and when deciding what to say, I thought I'd begin by discussing one of the defining issues of our time: the dual challenge of providing more energy with fewer emissions.
Microsoft Corp. unveiled plans to invest $1 billion to back companies and organizations working on technologies to remove or reduce carbon from the earth’s atmosphere, saying efforts to merely emit less carbon aren’t enough to prevent catastrophic climate change.
Local authority body Cosla has called for "fair funding" to help councils tackle climate change.
Extinction Rebellion carried out a further demonstration in Aberdeen city centre this afternoon, following action at the offices of Shell in Aberdeen.
Exploration and production firm EnQuest has closed its offices in Aberdeen city centre today as climate change protestors descended on the Granite City.