Friday, April 23, 2021
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Environment

Biden Calls for Fourth Industrial Revolution: Climate Summit Updates

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Day two of President Joe Biden’s international climate summit concluded on Friday. Biden pledged during the first day of the virtual event to slash U.S. greenhouse...

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 1027

Thursday, April 22, 2021
President Biden
Environment

Biden Rejoins Climate Fight, Vows Aid as Poor Nations Make Pleas

By Jennifer Epstein and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden brought the U.S. back into the global fight against climate change on Thursday, pledging at an international summit he...

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 573

Friday, April 16, 2021
Deb Haaland file photo
Offshore

U.S. Interior Department Revokes Trump Energy Policies, Putting Climate at Center Stage

April 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department on Friday sought to erase the Trump administration’s pro-fossil fuels legacy from the nation’s public lands by revoking a suite of policies...

April 16, 2021
Total Views: 2061

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Environment

Can Seagrass Help Prevent Climate Change?

By Alessandra Prentice and Christophe Van Der Perre (Reuters) – Hundreds of miles from the nearest shore, ribbon-like fronds flutter in the ocean currents sweeping across an underwater mountain plateau the size...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 1010

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Solar Eclipse Over Pacific Ocean
Maritime News

Pacific Ocean States Escalate The Fight For Ocean Rights

By Alister Doyle (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Small island states in the Pacific are opening a new front in the fight against rising seas, to secure rights to an ocean...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 2903

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
NOAA Ocean Warming
Environment

Sea Levels Are Rising Faster Than Most Dire Forecasts

By Jonathan Tirone (Bloomberg) Climate change is causing oceans to rise quicker than scientists’ most pessimistic forecasts, resulting in earlier flood risks to coastal economies already struggling to adapt.   The revised estimates published Tuesday...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 4110

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Biden to Pause Oil and Gas Leases, Cut Fossil Fuel Subsidies with Climate-Focussed Executive Order

By Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden was set on Wednesday to sign executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 1207

Friday, January 15, 2021
Offshore Oil Rig At Night
Offshore

Total Quits American Petroleum Institute Over Climate Policies

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – France’s Total SE on Friday became the first major global energy company to quit the main U.S. oil and gas lobby due...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 2538

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
ship emissions
Defense

U.S. Officially Exits Paris Agreement with Election Outcome Uncertain

By Will Wade and Jess Shankleman (Bloomberg) — The U.S. has officially become the first nation to quit the Paris climate agreement, even as the outcome of the country’s presidential...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Maritime News

Russian Tall Ship Completes Historic Northern Sea Route Passage

A 100-year-old tall ship has successful transited the full length of the fabled Northern Sea Route. After departing from Vladivostok, Russia in mid-August, the Sedov completed the east-west passage this...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 365

Friday, October 9, 2020
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

Trafigura Oil Head Makes Rare Call for Greener Shipping

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) –The top oil executive at one of the world’s biggest commodity traders is calling for stricter regulations to force the shipping industry to cut carbon emissions...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
shanghai free trade zone
Maritime News

China Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral By 2060

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping announced plans to boost his country’s Paris climate accord target on Tuesday and called for a green revolution,...

September 23, 2020
Total Views: 18

Thursday, July 2, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

Major Clean Energy Innovation Needed to Meet Net Zero Target, IEA Says

By Nina Chestney LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – A global goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will not be met without a huge acceleration in clean energy...

July 2, 2020
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Maritime News

Norway’s $2.6 Billion Carbon Capture Bet Could Help Save the Planet

By Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) — Plentiful reserves of fossil fuels and rich seams of valuable minerals are no guarantee of national health, wealth or happiness. The “resource curse” has blighted...

June 30, 2020
Total Views: 99

Monday, June 8, 2020
rhine river shipping
Maritime News

Europe’s Rhine River Faces Low Water Heading into Dry Season

By Jack Wittels and William Wilkes (Bloomberg) –Germany’s Rhine River is entering dry summer months with water levels at their lowest in two decades, prompting fears of shipping disruption on...

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 68

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
maersk containership
Maritime News

Danish Transport Companies Embark on Ambitious Sustainable Fuel Project

A group of Denmark’s leading transport companies have joined forces on an ambitious project to develop an industrial-scale production facility for sustainable fuels for road, maritime and air transport in...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
ship at sunset
Maritime News

Norwegian Shipowners Commit to Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Norwegian shipowners are committing an ambitious plan for the entire Norwegian fleet to be carbon neutral by 2050. The commitment, made under the umbrella of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, is...

May 20, 2020
Total Views: 7

Friday, March 6, 2020
offshore rig
News

North Sea Oil Producers Face Demanding Near-Term Carbon Target

By Mathew Carr (Bloomberg) — A group of U.K. North Sea oil and natural gas producers face an ambitious government-mandated target to cut their emissions as soon as 2025 as the...

March 6, 2020
Total Views: 17

Thursday, January 30, 2020
container ship
Maritime News

Credit Suisse, Others Back Initiative to Factor CO2 Cuts into Shipping Finance

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and French public investment bank Bpifrance are the latest lenders to join an initiative to link provision of...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Maritime News

New Study Casts Shadow on LNG Fuel’s Climate Footprint

By Jack Wittels and Akshat Rathi – (Bloomberg) –One of the shipping industry’s great hopes for improving its environmental performance — engines powered by liquefied natural gas — won’t offer...

January 28, 2020
Total Views: 23