The world will warm by at least 3C by the end of the century, some UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scientists have warned.
The chairman of Deltic Energy has underscored the need for domestic natural gas supply in the UK in order to meet net zero.
Extinction Rebellion has vowed to return to the streets following more successful appeals to overturn convictions by its activists.
Details of further government support for decarbonising the North Sea oil and gas sector will be considered by the UK government ahead of its autumn spending review in November, the minister for energy and climate change has said on a visit to Aberdeen.
Humans are unequivocally driving global warming - with impacts from heatwaves to rising seas and extreme rain already seen around the world, a new UN IPCC report warns.
A United Nations (UN) human rights investigator has urged countries to impose economic sanctions on Myanmar’s oil and gas sector to cripple the military junta that seized power in a coup five months ago, reported Reuters.
The United Arab Emirates could become the first nation among the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to set a net-zero goal, a move that would please Western countries pushing for stronger climate commitments but won't require it to sell less oil.
Petronas said yesterday that JPMorgan’s decision to exclude the Malaysian national oil company from its ESG Emerging Market Bond Index and ESG Asia Credit Index at the end of June 2021 is regrettable.
French energy giant TotalEnergies has said it has done everything within its power for now to limit revenues going to the military junta in Myanmar while staying within a legal framework and maintaining crucial power supplies.
SSE, operator of the Peterhead Power Station, is facing backlash from various climate groups after being announced as one of the first sponsors of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
A US-sought oil tanker "hijacked" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates after allegedly smuggling Iranian crude oil is back in Iranian waters, a United Nations agency said.
The port of Tripoli was struck by projectiles on February 18, Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has said, which nearly hit an LPG tanker.
Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland will be at the "centre of international attention" in 2020 in her New Year message.
Few would doubt that the transition to low carbon provides the renewables industry with a massive opportunity.
Trafigura’s work in South Sudan involved connections with an Israeli middleman who went on to be sanctioned by the US for aiding the conflict, a Swiss NGO has claimed in a new report.
The agreement of a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord has received a mixed reaction from environmental groups and politicians.
Envoys at a special round of global climate talks are nearing a crucial stage in their effort to flesh out the landmark Paris agreement, the United Nations diplomat helping organize the meeting said.
The UN Security Council has banned all nations from allowing four ships that transported prohibited goods to and from North Korea to enter any port in their country.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the United States may meet the Paris climate agreement’s targets despite pulling out of the international deal.
A tanker with oil from eastern Libya returned with its cargo to the North African country after the United Nations blacklisted the shipment, amid an escalating struggle between the nation’s rival governments for control of its crude wealth.
The United Nations Security Council added a tanker carrying Libyan oil to its sanctions list in response to the latest dispute between competing powers in the North African country after Malta refused to allow the ship to dock.
The UK is among more than 160 countries set to sign up to the world’s first comprehensive deal to tackle climate change at a ceremony in New York.
French oil giant Total has been fined EUR750,000 for corrupting foreign officials relating to the United Nations' Iraqi oil-for-food programme.
Finance ministers from the United Nations Security Council’s 15 powers are poised to adopt a resolution aimed at disrupting the Islamic State (IS) terror group’s earnings from oil and antiquities sales, ransom payments and other criminal activities. IS is already subject to UN sanctions under resolutions dealing with al Qaida. But the proposed resolution, sponsored by the United States and Russia, elevates IS to the same level as al Qaida, reflecting its split from al Qaida and the growing threat it poses especially in the Middle East and North Africa. US treasury secretary Jacob Lew, who will chair today’s meeting, said disrupting IS’ revenue and cutting it off from the international financial system “are critical to effectively combating this violent terrorist group”.
The UN nuclear agency have approved a resolution that ends a decade-long probe of allegations that Iran worked on atomic weapons. The probe had to be formally closed as part of an Iran-six nation deal restricting Iran’s current nuclear programmes which could be used to make such weapons, in exchange for sanctions relief for Tehran.