When the oil and gas industry says that we’re part of the solution to the global need to transition to lower carbon energy sources, we mean it, and we evidence it with our actions. However, many people automatically dismiss anything coming from our industry, or label it “greenwashing”.
Yemeni authorities have agreed to allow a United Nations expert mission to the FSO Safer, with the expectation that this will take place early in 2021.
The long-awaited United Nations Climate Change Conference will be a chance to “reset the benchmark” ahead of the worldwide push for net zero, according to one of the leading figures behind the event.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that climate change, not Covid, remains the “greatest long-term challenge” facing the world ahead of a key international summit in Glasgow next year.
Israel and Lebanon have begun discussions on shared boundaries, under an agreement brokered by the US.
Saudi Arabia has written to the United Nations Security Council warning of an “oil spot” has been detected offshore Yemen.
The United Nations Security Council will discuss the outlook for the Safer tanker, a floating oil storage vessel off Yemen in a state of disrepair.
A French navy frigate intervened along with the United Nations to stop a tanker as it was on its way to load refined petroleum products from an eastern Libyan port in violations of sanctions, leaving it loitering offshore for almost a week.
The recovery from the coronavirus pandemic must put the world on track to a greener future, it has been urged, as online events mark Earth Day.
American billionaire and Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg has said the next US leader should halt fossil fuel subsidies altogether.
Countries have procrastinated for too long and need to begin making steep cuts to their greenhouse gas emissions immediately, or risk missing agreed targets for limiting global warming, top United Nations officials have said.
Schools prepare for the future. We start building children’s skills from the age of three with an evolving end product in mind that will come to light twenty years away. And these skills we develop are required to achieve results and see them through another half century beyond that.
The world is losing the race against climate change, "but it is a race we can win", UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has warned a summit on tackling the issue.
Climate change is accelerating, with carbon dioxide levels increasing, sea levels rising and ice sheets melting faster than ever, experts have warned.
China has denied violating UN limits on oil supplies to North Korea after the US president criticised Beijing for allowing oil to get there.
Coal’s time has passed, the UK Government said as it joined Canada to launch a global alliance to drive efforts to phase out the polluting fossil fuel.
Russia has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations. It is claiming 1.2 million square kilometres (more than 463,000 square miles) of Arctic sea shelf, the Russian foreign ministry said. Russia, the US, Canada, Denmark and Norway have all been trying to assert jurisdiction over parts of the Arctic, which is believed to hold up to a quarter of the planet’s undiscovered oil and gas.