Monday, May 27, 2024

Tag: net-zero emissions

Amazon ships goods on Maersk’s first-ever zero-emissions container vessel

The "maiden voyage" was part of a 2023-2024 agreement Amazon finalized with Maersk to transport 20,000 40-foot equivalent containers using methanol through Maersk’s “ECO Delivery” ocean product offering.

Governments of California and Japan announce new collaboration to clean up...

The U.S.-Japan Competitiveness and Resilience Partnership will make “common and concrete efforts to decarbonize operations.”

Finland passes new Climate Change Act in first legally-binding climate negativity...

“High income countries have to take a progressive and active role when it comes to tackling climate change.”

NY leaders commit to nation’s first fully zero-emission school bus fleet

"These pollution-free buses will give kids the safe ride to school that they deserve."

UN group wants to make sure corporate net-zero pledges aren’t just...

"But we also urgently need every business, investor, city, state and region to walk the talk on their net-zero promises.”

At COP26, Indigenous, black, and brown activists offer radical solutions for...

While elites fixate on technological fixes such as “net zero” emissions, communities of color fear it will disproportionately impact them and instead demand a just phasing out of oil and gas—and a seat at the table.

Old planes to be transformed into 100-passenger electric planes by 2026,...

Wright Electric will convert existing BAe 146 planes, first made by British aerospace company BAE Systems in the 1980s, into electric planes.

Report examines ‘Net Zero’ climate strategies, finds corporate plans lacking in...

A “Net Zero” carbon emissions approach, the keystone of many government and corporate strategies on climate change, is a pollute now, pay later strategy, a new report argues.

Wells Fargo announces commitment to join Net-Zero Banking Alliance and reach...

"Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 means stopping financing for the expansion of fossil fuels now."

Seven in ten major UK pension funds yet to make ‘robust’...

They are calling on the government to “catalyze” change by setting mandatory science-based net zero targets.

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FCC proposes mandating AI disclosure in political ads to safeguard election integrity

This move aims to enhance transparency and protect voters from deceptive practices.

Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

Sanders and Omar push to end $17 billion in fossil fuel subsidies with new...

Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar reintroduce legislation to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuel companies, aiming to save taxpayers $170 billion over the next decade.

Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in landmark decision

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments.