4 Companies Focused on Climate Change

The Environmental Blog

Climate change is a global problem that we all need to be aware of and active in ensuring its stop. There are many companies out there dedicated to fighting climate change. Greenpeace is one of the most recognized organizations fighting climate change.

2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun

GreenBiz

2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun. In this strangest of all years, as the death toll mounts from a disease caused by human incursions into once intact ecosystems, we’re observing another death — the demise of fossil fuels.

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Despite net-zero pledges, banks used $750 billion to finance fossil fuels in 2020

GreenBiz

Despite net-zero pledges, banks used $750 billion to finance fossil fuels in 2020. The green groups behind the report have warned of an "alarming disconnect" between the global scientific consensus on climate change and the ongoing practices of the world's leading banks.

Pressure on creatives: PR, advertising firms targeted by fossil fuel divestment movement

GreenBiz

Pressure on creatives: PR, advertising firms targeted by fossil fuel divestment movement. And energy providers the world over are rushing to slash their reliance on fossil fuels as the clean energy transition gathers pace. . Climate Strategy.

3 Lessons from Hong Kong’s Fossil Fuel Vehicle Ban

The City Fix

Vehicle traffic is also a major source of toxic air pollutants like NOx, volatile organic compounds and carbon monoxide, accounting for 18%, 21%. In densely urbanized Hong Kong, transport is the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, at 18%.

Exxon wants to build an ASEAN carbon capture network — so the region can keep using fossil fuels while fighting climate change

Eco-Business

The network would enable Southeast Asia to keep growing and keep using the 'products of modern life' while reducing emissions, said the Houston-headquartered energy major's low carbon division president

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Fossil Fuel Jobs Will Disappear, So Now What?

Andrew Winston

President Joe Biden takes climate change seriously, calling it an “existential threat.” The federal charge is being led by John Kerry, the United States’ first special presidential envoy for climate, and Gina McCarthy, the first White House national climate adviser, but the whole Cabinet is talking about climate in an unprecedented and impressive way. Jobs extracting fossil fuels for energy have a limited future.

In stopping climate change, time is as important as tech

GreenBiz

In stopping climate change, time is as important as tech. The only sure path to stop climate change is to zero out greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible. So, what does the Carbon Law say? The Carbon Law outlines a possible path forward. Climate Change.

Are lawyers and accountants doing enough on climate change?

GreenBiz

Are lawyers and accountants doing enough on climate change? When it comes to the climate crisis, it’s not just what you make and sell, it’s what you do, and for whom you do it. supported $1.316 trillion in transactions for the fossil fuel industry.

Just Two Countries Mention Need to Cut Fossil Fuel Production at COP26 ‘Greenwashing’ Stands

DeSmogBlog

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – Only two of the 35 stalls lauding countries’ green credentials at the COP26 UN climate summit mention the need to cut fossil fuel production — the chief cause of the carbon emissions driving climate change. .

‘Shame On You’: Indigenous Campaigners Demand JPMorgan End Fossil Fuel Finance

DeSmogBlog

A crowd of over a hundred chanted “enough is enough” and “shame on you” outside the American multinational bank’s office building, just over a mile from where crucial talks at the COP26 climate conference are currently taking place. Fossil Finance. Climate Change.

The European Investment Bank Has Quit Fossil Fuels. Now What?

GreenTechMedia

So the EIB's confirmation last month that it would effectively end support for fossil fuels garnered widespread attention — as much for the signal it sends as for the additional impact the bank can make with the freed-up funds. climate summit taking place in Madrid.

The Greenwashing Files: Fossil Fuel Giants Accused of ‘Deceptive’ Advertising

DeSmogBlog

Fossil fuel companies could face legal challenges over their misleading advertising, after a DeSmog investigation uncovered the extent of their “greenwashing” Environmental lawyers ClientEarth have put companies on notice with the publication of the Greenwashing Files.

Revealed: Two Thirds of Online Posts from Six Major European Fossil Fuel Companies ‘Greenwashing’

DeSmogBlog

Nearly two thirds of social media posts put out by six major European fossil fuel and energy companies since the end of 2019 present a “green” image of the company, despite the majority of their business activity remaining in fossil fuels, reveals new analysis by Desmog.

UK pension funds invest £128bn in fossil fuels, report reveals

Business Green

New report from Friends of the Earth reveals none of the major UK pension schemes have plans to divest from fossil fuels. Friends of the Earth maintains that divestment can play a valuable role in curbing overall emissions and starving carbon intensive firms of investment.

Indigenous Leaders Among the 136 Arrested at White House Fossil Fuel Protest

DeSmogBlog

On October 11, Indigenous People’s Day, 136 people, including many Indigenous leaders opposing fossil fuel projects, were arrested in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., while calling on President Biden to declare a climate emergency and to stop approving fossil fuel projects.

How Does Climate Change Impact the Brain?

Green Living Guy

Many humans believe that we can outsmart climate change. The post How Does Climate Change Impact the Brain? After all, we are one of the most intelligent species on Earth, right? Well, this may be a temporary standing.

Could the world reverse climate change but still burn all the fossil fuels? Scientists humor the idea.

Grist

Imagine a future when burning fossil fuels remains the norm, even as humanity realizes it has no choice but to stop climate change. Barasso has made a habit of calling for climate action while celebrating the coal industry. Climate & Energy Energy Science

Climate Advocates Voice Concerns Over Fossil Fuel Handouts in Stalled Infrastructure Legislation

DeSmogBlog

Blah, blah, blah …” Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, said this week, taking a jab at President Biden’s signature legislative agenda, which is currently imperiled by disagreements within his own party. Climate Leadership? “Blah, blah, blah … Build back better.

The methane impact of organic waste vs fossil fuel emissions

AGreenLiving

While the focus is usually on fossil fuel emissions as the main climate change culprit, a new analysis by the nonprofit Energy Vision concludes that reducing emissions from organic waste would more steeply reduce methane.

Royal Pharmaceutical Society pledges to divest from fossil fuels

Business Green

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) yesterday announced it will divest from fossil fuels by the end of 2022 at the latest, after the RPS Assembly decided to amend its investment strategy in a bid to becoming more environmentally responsible.

Central Banks Helping Funnel Trillions of Dollars into Fossil Fuels Despite Climate Pledges, Research Finds

DeSmogBlog

Central banks are continuing to help channel trillions of dollars into fossil fuels through policy decisions and direct financing, with overall sums rising in recent years, a new report has found. Banks Defend Climate Record.

‘Desperate’ for workers, will clean energy embrace fossil fuel professionals?

Renewable Energy World

of Energy, and a longtime renewable energy entrepreneur, launched a discussion earlier this month about the acceptance of fossil fuel industry professionals in the advanced energy economy. . This piece begins less like an article and more as an open conversation.

Are we finally in the death-throes of the fossil fuel era?

Renewable Energy World

Global efforts to curb the use of fossil fuels are being made by all of the world’s leading nations, but occasionally, despite the genuine momentum, it can still feel like everything is moving a bit too slowly. The fossil fuel era is over”.

Banks Due At UK’s ‘Green’ Investment Summit ‘Financed £700 Billion in Fossil Fuels Since Paris Agreement’

DeSmogBlog

Bank bosses due to attend a green investment summit tomorrow head institutions which have provided over £700 billion of financing for the fossil fuel industry since the 2015 Paris Agreement, including £129 billion in 2020 alone. .

Indigenous Resistance Instrumental in Stopping High-Profile Fossil Fuel Projects, Says Report

DeSmogBlog

The efforts of Indigenous peoples in North America have helped block or delay a long list of major fossil fuel projects over the past decade, successfully leading to the avoidance of a massive amount of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report.

Extinction Rebellion to Target London’s Financial District Over Fossil Fuel Funding

DeSmogBlog

The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion (XR) is planning a series of protests targeting the City of London to demand an end to investments in fossil fuels around the world. No New Fossil Fuel Investments’.

Guardian halts fossil fuel advertising

Business Green

The Guardian has today become the first major global news organisation to announce a ban on advertising from oil and gas companies, despite the fossil fuels industry's role as a major advertiser and the media outlet admitting it faces a "precarious" financial future.

Fossil Fuel Companies Are Promoting ‘Lower Carbon,’ ‘Responsibly Sourced’ Oil and Gas

DeSmogBlog

There is a generation of Millennials around the globe who have written off fossil fuels,” Chris Romer, co-founder of Project Canary, told the oil and gas industry trade publication Rigzone this month. “We RISE for Climate, Jobs, and Justice protest.

Let’s say we stop burning fossil fuels. What happens next?

Grist

— These Onerous Obstacles Make Undoing Carbonization Hard. Can it really be that, on top of all those tasks, we have to pull carbon out of the atmosphere too? There is no world in which we don’t need carbon removal” to avert climate disaster, Byrum said.

After Calling for Climate Action, US Chamber of Commerce Pushes Pro-Fossil Fuel Agenda

DeSmogBlog

Chamber of Commerce over its lobbying on climate change issues published a report today criticizing the pro-business lobbying and advocacy group for continuing to push for pro-fossil fuel policies despite recognizing that climate change is real.

‘Majority of Fossil Fuels Must Stay in Ground to Meet 1.5C Goal’

DeSmogBlog

above the pre-industrial average in 2020, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned in its recent report that Earth could hit 1.5C could help avoid the most serious effects of climate change. Fossil Fuel Rationing.

Only Two in 200 ‘Green Zone’ Events at COP26 Mention Fossil Fuels

DeSmogBlog

The UK organisers of the upcoming COP26 climate summit have come under fire for approving just two events that refer to fossil fuels, the primary driver of climate change, in a programme of public events happening alongside the main conference.

Fossil Fuel Giants Ignoring IEA ‘Net Zero’ Report Despite Pledges, Analysis Finds

DeSmogBlog

Fossil fuel companies are pressing ahead with new oil and gas developments, despite a recent warning from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that this will make the Paris Agreement goals impossible to meet, an analysis has found.

Fossil Fuels are Increasing Emissions and Driving Climate Change

Green Market Oracle

The world still gets about 80% of its energy from fossil fuels today which generate the lions share of emissions. According to the EIA , in 2017, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels for energy were equal to about 76% of total U.S.

Who is to blame for climate change?

Terra Infirma

During my holiday, the Guardian published an article on what individuals could do to tackle the climate crisis. Almost every point was to lobby somebody else to take action – personal change was dismissed as messing about with metal straws.

Analysis: Fossil Fuel Tax Programs to Cut Emissions Lead to Lots of Industry Profit, Little Climate Action

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 12 mins The fossil fuel industry and its investors have financially benefited from tax policies and subsidies designed to reduce the emissions from oil, gas, and coal — sometimes without taking the action required to tackle climate change.

Fossil Fuel Tax Programs to Cut Emissions Lead to Lots of Industry Profit, Little Climate Action

DeSmogBlog

The fossil fuel industry and its investors have financially benefited from tax policies and subsidies designed to reduce the emissions from oil, gas, and coal — sometimes without taking the action required to tackle climate change. From @climate.

COP26: Countries reach historic agreement to tackle fossil fuels and accelerate climate action

Business Green

Further wording was also added in the same sentence on coal and fossil fuels calling for "targeted support to the poorest and most vulnerable in line with national circumstances". Yet there was more drama to come, when India tabled changes to the text at the last possible moment.

'Fossil fuel free flying': RAF completes first flight with synthetic fuel

Business Green

A partnership between the RAF and Zero Petroleum has resulted in the first flight using 100 per cent synthetic fuel. A Royal Air Force plane has completed the first flight to be fully powered by 100 per cent synthetic fuel, British synthetic fuel company Zero Petroleum today announced.

Dozens of Christian Organisations Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment Ahead of G7 and COP26

DeSmogBlog

Three dozen Christian organisations and institutions from across the world — including dioceses from the Church of England — announced their divestment from fossil fuels today and urged leaders to take greater action on climate change ahead of major global summits this year.

As Subsidies Roll in, the Fossil Fuel Industry Is Winning Efforts to Cast Blue Hydrogen as a ‘Clean’ Fuel

DeSmogBlog

Hydrogen, an energy carrier proposed for helping transition the world away from fossil fuels, is well-suited for the oil and gas industry’s public relations machine. And research is revealing that despite claims that blue hydrogen is a “clean fuel,” the climate impacts don’t stack up.

Governments Are Sending Oil Executives to COP26 Despite Climate Pledges. Here’s a Look at the Fossil Fuel Influence in Glasgow

DeSmogBlog

Several top oil-producing countries stacked their delegations to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow with oil and gas industry executives and officials from their oil ministries. AlOtaibi is registered as a senior consultant on climate change for Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy.