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  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Regulation & policy

    Oilfield services company Wood has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030.

  • 14 July 2009

    An Evergreen Marine container ship set sail last Saturday as part of a project to measure and monitor the distribution of greenhouse gases in the Pacific Ocean. The US$70 million 298-metre-long, 5,364TEU ‘Ever Ultra’ departed from the newly-built Taipei Port destined for the Persian Gulf. The vessel is the first of three Evergreen ships that […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The shipping industry has the potential to achieve substantial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, provided a viable strategy is developed and adopted from within the industry itself, according to classification society DNV GL.  In a report assessing the potential for GHG emissions reduction from shipping towards 2050, based on a new computational model, DNV GL said that […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC), a group of NGOs, has heavily criticised comments by the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim warning the EU against taking action to address increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships. “The challenge of meeting the objective of the Paris Agreement is so great that it will require action at […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish government has published a new climate change legislation under which it commits to target 90% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An ambitious new study that includes Lisa Levin and Ben Grupe of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego describes the full chain of events by which ocean biogeochemical changes triggered by manmade greenhouse gas emissions may cascade through marine habitats and organisms, penetrating to the deep ocean and eventually influencing humans. Previous analyses […]

  • 29 October 2014

    Skangass said that its two largest LNG consumers will cut annual greenhouse gas emissions by 170 000 tons.

  • 3 October 2019

    Oil major Chevron has set new goals to reduce net greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity from upstream oil and natural gas.

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Palmer: The main challenge with zero emission vessels (ZEVs) would be the fuel storage, not machinery.

  • 23 October 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    IMO’s MEPC 73 approved the follow-up program for GHG reduction strategy.

  • 19 October 2015
    Research & Development

    Methane seeps from seafloor deposits near Svalbard release less ‘greenhouse gas’ into the atmosphere than other Arctic sites because ocean currents there form an effective barrier, study conducted by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Southampton showed. Dr Carolyn Graves, the lead author of the study from the NOC, said: […]

  • 24 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Natural gas should play a key role in reaching Europe’s 2050 climate targets in the most cost-efficient manner, according to a report published today by the European Gas Advocacy Forum (EGAF). Statoil participates in the EGAF together with a number of other key gas players. The EGAF report addresses how Europe can reach the target […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    In honor of Earth Day and the importance of year-round environmental awareness, Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise company, announced it will meet its goal to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent. This goal was established by the company as part of Carnival’s ongoing efforts […]

  • 2 December 2019

    Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory has confirmed the importance of Australia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 30 June 2011

    A new EWEA report to be published next month shows how wind energy can contribute very substantially to achieving the EU’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95% by 2050. The EWEA report sets out targets for the amount of wind power the industry expects to be able to deliver in 2020, 2030 and […]

  • 30 June 2011

    A new EWEA report to be published next month shows how wind energy can contribute very substantially to achieving the EU’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95% by 2050. The EWEA report sets out targets for the amount of wind power the industry expects to be able to deliver in 2020, 2030 and […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Rules & Regulation

    A number of environmental non-governmental organizations have expressed their concern over the failure of the international community to control greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, saying that the International Maritime Organisation must set out global emissions reduction target by 2016. In a letter sent to the EU Climate Ministers, twelve environmentalist groups led by Clean Shipping Coalition, claim that IMO missed a […]

  • 4 January 2016

    British Columbia’s GHG act put into effect

  • 12 April 2019

    An independent study has revealed that the use of LNG as marine fuel could achieve the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) of up to 21% when compared with current oil-based marine fuels.

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    UAE’s ADNOC has revealed plans to decrease its greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 25 percent by 2030 as part of its sustainability goals. The company’s plan to reduce the emissions was announced as part of a set of comprehensive sustainability goals by Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO while […]

  • 26 March 2019

    Oil and gas major BP has set aside $100 million to fund projects that will deliver new greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions in its Upstream oil and gas operations.

  • 20 June 2011

      The primary use of wind power of relevance to climate change mitigation is to generate electricity from larger, grid-connected wind turbines, deployed either on- or offshore wind farm. Wind energy offers significant potential for near-term (2020) and long-term (2050) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions. A number of different wind power technologies are available across […]