Carbon / Emissions Markets

BMW to offer fully electric 5-series in emissions push

BMW to offer fully electric 5-series in emissions push

Published 27/07/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW (BMWG.DE) will offer a fully electric 5-series as part of sweeping product overhaul unveiled on Monday as the German carmaker seeks [more…]

Japan ministry warns electricity industry it will miss CO2 cut target

Japan ministry warns electricity industry it will miss CO2 cut target

Published 14/07/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s environment ministry warned on Tuesday that the electricity industry, which accounts for 40% of its carbon emissions, will miss its target [more…]

Siberian heat wave is a ‘warning cry’ from the Arctic, climate scientists say

Siberian heat wave is a ‘warning cry’ from the Arctic, climate scientists say

Published 26/06/2020

LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Pine trees are bursting into flames. Boggy peatlands are tinderbox dry. And towns in northern Russia are sweltering under conditions more typical [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. Democratic Party irked by council’s ‘insurgent’ climate plan – sources

Exclusive: U.S. Democratic Party irked by council’s ‘insurgent’ climate plan – sources

Published 15/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic National Committee’s council on climate change irked party leadership when it published policy recommendations this month that ventured beyond presidential [more…]

Green hydrogen’s time has come, say advocates eying post-pandemic world

Green hydrogen’s time has come, say advocates eying post-pandemic world

Published 08/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Hydrogen has long been touted as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Now, as major economies prepare green investments to kickstart growth, [more…]

Protesters stage day of action against Britain’s planned high-speed rail link

Protesters stage day of action against Britain’s planned high-speed rail link

Published 04/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Protesters blocked construction sites along the route of a planned high-speed rail link on Monday, aiming to stop swathes of British woodlands [more…]

Swiss environmentalists demand ‘green recovery’ after coronavirus

Swiss environmentalists demand ‘green recovery’ after coronavirus

Published 04/05/2020

BERN (Reuters) - Environmental activists delivered a petition to a special session of the Swiss parliament on Monday demanding that a government aid package should [more…]

‘Listen to your heart’: Indigenous elders channel tough love in Earth Day film

‘Listen to your heart’: Indigenous elders channel tough love in Earth Day film

Published 20/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Indigenous elders from Alaska to Australia have come together to deliver some tough love in a new film for Earth Day: the [more…]

New CEO pay limits loom as investors confront coronavirus crisis

New CEO pay limits loom as investors confront coronavirus crisis

Published 25/03/2020

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The havoc wrought by the coronavirus crisis could give investors leverage to put new limits on CEO pay packages and link them [more…]

Shuttered steelworks becomes crucible for Johnson’s ‘leveling-up’ plan

Shuttered steelworks becomes crucible for Johnson’s ‘leveling-up’ plan

Published 02/03/2020

MIDDLESBROUGH, England (Reuters) - Looming over the skyline of Teesside in northeast England stands the rusting hulk of what used to be Europe’s largest blast [more…]