Carbon / Emissions Markets

Exclusive: Bosch goes for platinum-light fuel cells

Exclusive: Bosch goes for platinum-light fuel cells

Published 13/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global automotive supplier Bosch expects platinum to play only a minor role in its new fuel cells, giving precious metal markets scant [more…]

Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla hundreds of millions of euros to pool fleet

Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla hundreds of millions of euros to pool fleet

Published 07/04/2019

(Reuters) - Italian-U.S. carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) has agreed to pay electric carmaker Tesla Inc hundreds of millions of euros to allow Tesla [more…]

Solar and wind firms call the ‘Green New Deal’ too extreme

Solar and wind firms call the ‘Green New Deal’ too extreme

Published 21/03/2019

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. solar and wind power companies may have the most to gain from the Green New Deal, an ambitious proposal backed [more…]

Big U.S. pension funds ask electric utilities for decarbonization…

Big U.S. pension funds ask electric utilities for decarbonization…

Published 01/03/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. pension funds are asking electric utilities to accelerate efforts to cut carbon emissions but will not force the issue with [more…]

Big thaw hits Harbin ice sculptures in China

Big thaw hits Harbin ice sculptures in China

Published 19/02/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ice and snow sculptures carved by nearly 10,000 artists in the city of Harbin have melted during a sudden warm spell, forcing [more…]

World’s largest wealth fund to press firms for climate data at AGMs

World’s largest wealth fund to press firms for climate data at AGMs

Published 08/02/2019

(This Feb 7 story corrects to show, in fourth paragraph, that a temperature rise of 2°C is equivalent to 3.6°F, not 35.6°F) By Gwladys Fouche [more…]

Democrats float ‘Green New Deal’ to end fossil fuel era

Democrats float ‘Green New Deal’ to end fossil fuel era

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Thursday laid out a “Green New Deal” that would eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade, an effort to [more…]

Top German conservative hints at slower coal phase-out in nod to…

Top German conservative hints at slower coal phase-out in nod to…

Published 03/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s phasing out of coal-fired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity [more…]

German Economy Minister: Do not want imported nuclear power to make…

German Economy Minister: Do not want imported nuclear power to make…

Published 28/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Monday said that he did not want Germany to compensate for a planned phase out of [more…]

Emissions angst fuels new tensions in loveless German coalition

Emissions angst fuels new tensions in loveless German coalition

Published 28/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Tensions in Germany’s loveless ruling coalition flared on Sunday after Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer, a conservative from the car-making state of Bavaria, [more…]