Three years after some of the world’s biggest investors joined forces to pressure the largest producers of greenhouse gases to cut emissions, about half of them have made net-zero commitments.
Equinor ordered to carry out assessment after ‘unacceptable’ practices uncovered at Mongstad refinery
Equinor has been ordered to carry out an assessment at one of Norway's biggest oil refineries after an investigation uncovered “unacceptable” conditions.
An online survey organised by Shell has made the headlines for the wrong reasons after it was seized upon by environmental activists.
The development of drone technology is beginning to touch on a wide range of industries, sectors and aspects of life. Significant media attention has been dedicated both to beneficial uses of drones, such as unmanned aerial vehicle ("UAV") military reconnaissance missions, as well as the disruption which the misuse of drones can cause, such as the closure of Gatwick airport.
A north-east power station has topped the list of Scotland’s air polluters, but bosses insist a sharp rise in toxic fumes was caused by freezing weather.
An outright ban on plastics could lead to greater environmental damage, according to a group of academics.
Britain’s pollution levels would probably rise if the country crashes out of the European Union without a deal, breaching a key pledge Prime Minister Theresa May has made to rein in emissions.
China’s biggest energy firm has started installing a fourth gas pipeline between Shaanxi province and Beijing.
Chevron couldn’t have won a more emphatic victory in its long-running Ecuadorian pollution case than Monday's ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York. A three-judge panel unanimously affirmed a trial court's determination that, in 2011, the lead attorney for some 30,000 Ecuadorians had won a $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron by means of bribery, coercion, and fraud.
BP’s refinery in Indiana is thought to have been inspected after the facility discharged five times more industrial waste into Lake Michigan than allowed earlier this week. A BP spokesman was quoted as saying “an upset” at the refinery’s wastewater treatment facility had caused the infringement and said the firm was working to correct the problem. The company reportedly said no hydrocarbons had leaked into the lake, adding that the excess in wastewater discharges would not affect drinking water or marine life.
Norwegian scientists are close to establishing whether water can replace chemicals in cleaning up oil slicks.
All new cars registered in Germany need to be emissions free by 2030 at the latest to help meet pollution reduction goals, a senior government official said.
Chevron made more progress in its table- turning campaign against plaintiffs' lawyers suing the oil company over pollution in Ecuador.
India’s leading court has ordered a temporary ban on the sale of large diesel vehicles in and around New Delhi and slapped a stiff levy on trucks entering the capital as it struggles with record pollution. The Supreme Court also banned the entry into New Delhi of trucks over 10 years old and trucks travelling through the city.