Tuesday, November 24, 2020
ship emissions
Environment

Finance Officials Say EU Green Ship Rules Are “Lax”

By Kate Abnett and Simon Jessop BRUSSELS/LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Months of EU deliberation to decide which business activities can be marketed as green investments have produced a set of draft...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 818

Monday, November 23, 2020
ship emissions
Environment

Surge In Greenhouse Gases Sustained Despite COVID Lockdowns

By Emma Farge  (Reuters) – Greenhouse gas concentrations climbed to a new record in 2019 and rose again this year despite an expected drop in emissions due to COVID-19 lockdowns,...

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 1157

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
cargo ship emissions
Environment

IMO Plan to Curb Shipping’s Carbon Emissions Triggers Criticism

By Jack Wittels and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — The organization responsible for setting global environmental standards for shipping approved rules designed to curb the industry’s carbon emissions, triggering criticism that its...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 1524

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Environment

2020’s Worst Hurricane Slams Into Central America

By Wilmer Lopez PUERTO CABEZAS, Nicaragua, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Hurricane Iota sent zinc roofing flying into the streets, toppled electricity poles and flayed palm trees as it battered northeastern...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 2241

offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson Seeks Boost for Northern England With Green Jobs Plan

By Tim Ross (Bloomberg) –Boris Johnson will seek to make good on his promise to boost the economies of neglected regions of the U.K. with investment in thousands of jobs...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 640

Monday, November 16, 2020
Environment

Cat 5 Hurricane Iota Threatens to Devastate Central America

By Gustavo Palencia and Ismael Lopez TEGUCIGALPA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Iota exploded into a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane bearing down on remote Central American coastal provinces on Monday, with the...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 1033

IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Environment

Shipping Industry Proposes $5 Billion Program to Help Decarbonize Shipping

The global shipping industry is urgently calling on governments to move forward on a proposal for a $5 billion industry-financed research and development program that would help accelerate zero-carbon fuels...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 665

Environment

Hurricane Iota Reaches Catastrophic Category 5 Strength as it Barrels Toward Nicaragua

Hurricane Iota reached category 5 strength on Monday, the latest category 5 on record for the Atlantic basin, according to the NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center. Iota is expected to...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 277

Ocean Rebellion protest outside the International Maritime Organisation headquarters in London
Environment

Ocean Rebellion Protestors Bring Gasoline And Matches To IMO HQ

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The London Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), was besieged again by Ocean Rebellion protestors on Monday, decrying the agency’s failure to act on climate change...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 933

Thursday, November 12, 2020
offshore wind turbine
Environment

First Major U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Faces Latest Permitting Delay

By Nichola Groom Nov 12 (Reuters) – A federal agency said on Thursday it has again delayed a long-awaited environmental study crucial to permitting the first major U.S. offshore wind...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 379

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Environment

BP and Orsted Team Up on Green Hydrogen Project in Germany

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Two of Europe’s largest energy companies, BP Plc and Orsted A/S, said they’d join to develop an industrial-scale electrolyzer to make hydrogen as a green...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 176

Monday, November 9, 2020
offshore wind farm under construction
Environment

Offshore Wind Industry Cheers Biden Win

Trade groups representing the United States’ offshore wind sector are hailing the election of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States as significant to further growing the...

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 156

Environment

Biden Presidency Could Reshape U.S. Energy Sector

By Gerson Freitas Jr., Amy Stillman, Michael Hirtzer and Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) –Biden’s victory could end up reshaping the U.S. energy sector in years to come, although the president-elect may have...

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 77

Friday, November 6, 2020
Environment

EU Eyes Huge Increase in Offshore Wind to Meet Climate Goals

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The European Union is considering a plan to increase its offshore wind energy capacity five-fold this decade and 25-fold by 2050, as...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 62

Monday, November 2, 2020
Molten Salt Reactor nuclear-battery
Environment

Bill Gates Launches A Nuclear Ship Battery Partnership

It’s been over sixty years since the first (and last) US-flagged nuclear-powered cargo ship set sail but, if Bill Gates has his way, the ocean may soon be filled with...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 998

Saturday, October 31, 2020
cargill-sail-ship
Environment

Cargill to Add Giant Sails to Bulkers

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) — Cargill, the world’s biggest agricultural commodities trader, plans to harness wind power by fixing massive wing sails to some of its cargo fleet of bulk ships...

October 31, 2020
Total Views: 149

Friday, October 30, 2020
Environment

Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia Eye Role as Nation’s Offshore Wind Hub

The governors of Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia are teaming up to advance offshore wind projects and promote the region as a hub for offshore wind energy and industry development....

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 58

Energy Observer, a hydrogen-powered boat
Environment

Shipping Explores Hydrogen As Route To Net Zero Emissions

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney (Reuters) – Developers across the world are for the first time testing the use of hydrogen to power ships as the maritime industry races to...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 259

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Environment

World’s Top Wind Turbine Maker Ups the Stakes in Offshore Race

By William Mathis and Nishant Kumar (Bloomberg) — Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturer, will buy out its offshore joint venture partner in an all-share deal...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 49

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
wind turbine
Environment

Green Power to Draw $11 Trillion Investment by 2050: BNEF

By William Mathis and Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) — Green power is set to draw around $11 trillion of investment in the coming decades as the cost of renewables plummets and...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 45