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Mastercard Unveils New Carbon Calculator Tool for Banks Globally

New Mastercard feature enables banks to equip people with carbon footprint data and insights to help inform consumer spending and offer ways to contribute to reforestation

Read More from : businesswire


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Others

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The World's First Truly Carbon-Neutral Car: How is it Possible?

Volvo-owned Swedish electric performance car brand Polestar has announced its ambitious goal to have the world’s first carbon-neutral car on the roads by 2030. 

Read More from : AZO CLEANTECH


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • Sweden

Profession

  • Corporates

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EU Innovation Fund Evaluating Perstorp-created Project AIR

Perstorp is planning large-scale production of sustainable methanol from captured carbon dioxide and other residue streams. 

Read More from : COATINGS WORLD


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • European Union

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Scientist / Researcher / Innovator

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Bank of America commits USD 1.5tr to sustainable financing

 Bank of America has more than tripled the size of its environmental business initiative, planning to mobilise USD 1 trillion by 2030 for projects supporting the net-zero transition,

Read More from : Renewables Now


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates

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China may have to invest up to US$45.8 trillion to achieve carbon neutrality goal

China's goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2060 will have a huge influence on the country's macro economy and could generate a total investment of $15.26-45.78 trillion in the next 30 years.

Read More from : The Star


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • China

Profession

  • Policy maker

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LF Energy announces initiatives to accelerate the global shift to green energy

Service-based Open-source Grid automation platform for Network Operation of the Future and Power System Network Operations will advance energy automation and hardware virtualization

Read More from : CISION


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates

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Deploying bioenergy with CCS could save UK £4.5bn, Drax claims

Report commissioned by energy firm argues BECCS technology offers climate and cost benefits for decarbonising UK energy system

Read More from : Business Green


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • United Kingdom

Profession

  • Corporates

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Airbus: On the path to sustainable air travel

The article is about the climate impact of aircrafts and how Airbus is on a committed journey towards sustainable aviation

Read More from : OPEN ACCESS GOVERNMENT


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • Netherlands

Profession

  • Corporates

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The Port of València reduces its carbon footprint by 30%

Between 2008 and 2019, Valenciaport’s activity has grown by 42%, while CO2 emissions per tonne managed have been reduced by 30%

Read More from : AJOT


Date

12-Apr-21

Geography

  • Spain

Profession

  • Corporates

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Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high as Joe Biden calls world leaders to climate talks

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a milestone 421 parts per million, the highest concentration in 3.6 million years.

Read More from : ABC NEWS


Date

11-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Policy maker
  • Scientist / Researcher / Innovator

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Will Nuclear Energy’s No-Carbon Quality Outweigh The Fukushima Accident?

Answers the big question of whether nuclear power plants can be considered safe and be built in a timely and cost-efficient way.

Read More from : Forbes


Date

11-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Financial investor
  • Policy maker

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Hyliion's Hypertruck Innovation Council

Hyliion has formed the Hypertruck Innovation Council, a group of fleet, logistics, and transportation industry leaders that will actively support the development of CNG/RNG-fueled electrified powertrain.

Read More from : GREEN CAR CONGRESS


Date

11-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates

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Climate Finance: Climate Actions at Center of Development and Recovery

The Asian Development Bank called access to climate finance a key priority for Asia and the Pacific as governments design and implement a green and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read More from : modern diplomacy


Date

10-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Financial investor

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What does ‘net zero emissions’ even mean for Canadian business? Without set standards, it’s hard to tell

The companies who’ve promised to lighten their carbon footprints have set aspirational targets and deadlines that are all over the map. Are they legitimate attempts to help the planet, or just green signaling?

Read More from : The Globe and Mail


Date

10-Apr-21

Geography

  • Canada

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Policy maker

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Gender perspective in climate change

 Despite the fact that climate change is often assumed to be gender-neutral, evidence suggests that women and men are affected differently. The article discusses how the climate change phenomenon is being perceived by different genders and their exposure level and sensitivity to the impacts

Read More from : NEW AGE OPINION


Date

10-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Others
  • Policy maker
  • Scientist / Researcher / Innovator

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Industrial decarbonisation strategy

It is the first strategy published by a major economy which sets out how industry can decarbonise in line with net zero, while remaining competitive and without pushing emissions abroad.

Read More from : GOV.UK


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • United Kingdom

Profession

  • Economist
  • Policy maker

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The Chip Industry Has a Problem With Its Giant Carbon Footprint

Chip manufacturing, as opposed to hardware use and energy consumption, accounts for most of the carbon output.

Read More from : Bloomberg|Quint


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Corporates

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The Risk of Diverting Carbon Finance from Nature to Technological Carbon Removals

Increasingly, engineered carbon removal technologies are pitched against nature-based solutions to tackle the climate crisis—particularly in the voluntary carbon markets. 

Read More from : Ecosystem Marketplace


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Financial investor
  • Scientist / Researcher / Innovator

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Virginia Farmers Working to Reduce Carbon Emissions See Good Results

Virginia farmers’ carbon sequestration efforts play into a national trend of reducing agricultural emissions, even as cropland productivity increases.

Read More from : Lancaster Farming


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Agriculture / farmer

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Decarbonization 101: What Carbon Emissions Are Part Of Your Footprint?

Highlights the three scopes of carbon emissions that make up a company’s carbon footprint.

Read More from : VISUAL CAPITALIST


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Corporates

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Emissions Reduction Fund Onshore Program on Track to Reduce Methane Emissions Français

Reducing emissions from methane, one of the most potent greenhouse gases, is a key part of Canada's strengthened climate plan and its commitment to achieving net zero by 2050, ensuring a healthy economy and a healthy environment for Canada.

Read More from : CISION


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • Canada

Profession

  • Policy maker

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BlackRock Launches Two New Carbon Transition ETFs Underpinned by Proprietary Climate Analytics

U.S. Carbon Transition Readiness ETF Attracts More Than $1.2 Billion - The Largest ETF Launch of All Time

Read More from : businesswire


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates

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Is the golf industry doing enough to combat climate change?

Sports leagues are seeing the impacts and the surge of climate-responsible athletes using their platforms to promote positive environmental and social impact — it’s something for the history books.

Read More from : GreenBiz


Date

09-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Others

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DOE Announces $35 Million for Technologies to Reduce Methane Emissions

New ARPA-E Funding Will Create Cleaner Solutions for the Oil, Gas, and Coal Sectors

Read More from : ENERGY.GOV


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Policy maker
  • Scientist / Researcher / Innovator

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11 Ways the Biden Administration Could Reduce Emissions From the Food System

 Many measures that would reduce food system emissions would also improve public health, strengthen rural livelihoods, and protect natural ecosystems.

Read More from : State of the Planet


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Agriculture / farmer
  • Policy maker

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DOE Announces $61.4 Million for Biofuels Research to Reduce Transportation Emissions

Low-Carbon Biofuels Could Power Airplanes, Ships, and Other Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Read More from : ENERGY.GOV


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Policy maker
  • Scientist / Researcher / Innovator

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Heat Pumps Seen as Key to Decarbonization of Industrial Processes

Integrated high-temperature heat pumps and thermal storage tanks for combined heating and cooling offer improved energy efficiency and a means to accelerate decarbonization of industrial processes.

Read More from : R744.COM


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • Norway

Profession

  • Corporates

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New Zealand delivers next phase of climate action

The New Zealand government delivered on a key election commitment to tackling climate change by banning new low and medium temperature coal-fired boilers and partnering with the private sector to help it transit away from fossil fuels.

Read More from : Xinhua


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • New Zealand

Profession

  • Policy maker

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LINDE ENGINEERING AND AGR COLLABORATE ON A TRENDSETTING GREEN HYDROGEN PROJECT

Linde Engineering has won the official bid for the design and construction of an integrated hydrogen fueling station and electrolysis plant for AGR in Herten, Germany.

Read More from : CHEMICAL ENGINEERING


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • Germany

Profession

  • Corporates

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This source of greenhouse gas emissions might surprise you

Oil and gas pipelines were identified the worst emissions offenders when the CO2 emission was estimated using bottleneck method

Read More from : GreenBiz


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Financial investor
  • Policy maker

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Why Europe needs bioenergy to reach net zero

Sourced from sustainably-managed forests, bioenergy usage must increase to deliver the European Green Deal

Read More from : POLITICO


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • European Union

Profession

  • Policy maker

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Norway's Equinor, UK's SSE join forces on low-carbon UK power stations

Norway's state-controlled gas giant Equinor and UK utility SSE are to jointly develop two low-carbon power stations in the UK, comprising one of the UK's first power stations with CCS technology, and the world's first major 100% hydrogen-fuelled power plant

Read More from : S&P Global


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • United Kingdom

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Policy maker

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Fintech Firms, NGOs Launch New Push For Carbon-Free Cryptocurrencies

An alliance of research groups and private firms are pooling resources with the intention of completely decarbonizing all cryptocurrencies by 2040.

Read More from : Forbes


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Policy maker

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C.H. Robinson heralds initiatives focused on helping shippers reduce carbon emissions

With an eye on enabling shippers to further reduce carbon emissions, Minneapolis-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson announced it has rolled out various offerings, for global shippers, with sustainability focuses

Read More from : Logistics Management


Date

08-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates

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Cutting methane emissions from natural gas gives EU global climate leverage

The European Commission Methane Strategy identifies the global oil and gas sector as the most cost-effective opportunity for methane emission reductions.

Read More from : EDF


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • European Union

Profession

  • Policy maker

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EIP Announces Three European Energy Leaders to Join Global Innovation Platform

Shell Ventures, EDF, DSD join EIP’s collaborative European coalition to foster innovation towards a sustainable energy future

Read More from : businesswire


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Corporates

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ArcelorMittal Has World's First 'Green' Steel Voucher Program

Customers can certify their value chains' greenness by using certificates that affirm European steelmaker's emissions reductions.

Read More from : ENR


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Others

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City Climate Finance Gap Fund Approves First Round of Grants for Nine Cities

City Climate Finance Gap Fund approved its first batch of technical assistance grants totaling $1.8 million to help nine cities transform their climate ambitions into finance-ready projects.

Read More from : WORLD BANK


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • City administration
  • Financial investor
  • Policy maker

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Tools now available to help farmers calculate their GHG numbers

Two new information sources to help farmers understand their agricultural greenhouse gas emissions are now available.

Read More from : RURAL NEWS


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Agriculture / farmer

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US building codes need a major retrofit to meet climate goals and spare consumers

The International Code Council, which rolled back local governments' say in energy efficiency regs for buildings, needs to adapt to the times or step aside, writes Energy Innovation's Sara Baldwin.

Read More from : SMART CITIES DIVE


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Engineer
  • Policy maker

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Supreme Court of Canada’s carbon tax decision alters landscape for Canada’s climate law

Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act gives the federal government unambiguous constitutional authority to establish an effective national GHG pricing scheme, while allowing for flexibility and cooperation with provinces

Read More from : LAW TIMES


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Canada

Profession

  • Policy maker

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Loose-fit infrastructure can better account for climate change

The Biden infrastructure plan is out and generating a flurry of dialogue about how the nation should invest in the core systems that they rely on.

Read More from : THE HILL


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Policy maker

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Land management strategies could be the key to cutting climate emissions

New research that assessed 12 different strategies for reducing climate emissions from beef production found that using improved ranching management practices could lead to a 50% reduction in emissions in some regions.

Read More from : The Cattle Site


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Agriculture / farmer
  • Policy maker

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Southern Co. exceeds 2030 GHG reduction goals 10 years early

Atlanta-based utility holding company Southern Co., which is building the nation’s only nuclear power plant under construction and adding renewable capacity through its subsidiaries, has already met its 2030 goal of reducing GHG emissions by 50 percent.

Read More from : POWER ENGINEERING


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Corporates

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Finland tests Bio LNG in Coast Guard vessel

Wärtsilä is cooperating with the Finnish Border Guard in the testing of Bio-LNG as fuel for the 96 meter long Coast Guard patrol vessel Turva. The aim is to lower GHG emissions and lessen the impact on global warming.

Read More from : MARINE LOG


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Finland

Profession

  • Corporates

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REFINERY NEWS ROUNDUP: Countries, refineries in Europe look at ways to reduce emissions

The UK's refining and downstream sector has called for further development of low carbon fuels, hybridization and hydrogen options to meet the goal of cutting emissions from the key transport sector as electric vehicle sales ramp up.

Read More from : S&P Global


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • European Union

Profession

  • Corporates

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Taking the heat out of the debate

Significant change is necessary, with government looking to ramp up installations of heat pumps to 600,000 per annum by 2028 and develop a hydrogen town in the early 2020s.

Read More from : UTILITY WEEK


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • United Kingdom

Profession

  • Corporates
  • Policy maker

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Geothermal energy – forgotten treasure of Spain

The lack of knowledge about it, its high initial cost or lack of unified regulation slows the take off of geothermal energy in Spain.

Read More from : THINK GEOENERGY


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Financial investor
  • Policy maker

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The Paris Agreement: Is The World’s Climate Action Plan on Track?

This graphic from MSCI shows where we are in relation to the Paris Agreement goal, and what may happen if we fail to reach it.

Read More from : VISUAL CAPITALIST


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • Global

Profession

  • Policy maker

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Governor Cuomo Announces $10 Million to Establish the Carbontech Development Initiative

Innovation and ccommercialization initiative seeks proposals to build a world-class, self-sustaining ecosystem of carbon-to-value research, technology transfer, and commercialization  
 

Read More from : GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography

  • United States

Profession

  • Policy maker

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Canada and FCM Invest in National Capital Region's First Net-Zero Community Français

Government announced a $23-million investment to Hydro Ottawa  to create a district energy system for Ottawa–Gatineau's carbon-neutral Zibi waterfront development. 

Read More from : CISION


Date

07-Apr-21

Geography