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Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets

Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had thei...

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets

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Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor h...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Our food system accounts for a whopping 37% of greenhouse-gas emissions, a UN report found. But it could also offer a solution to the climate crisis. Mark Hirsch/Getty Images The way we use land — for farming, mining, logging, and raising livestock — accounts for 23% of human-produced g...
04:32, 08/08/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from l...
20:00, 05/07/2019

What’s the best way to cut vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions? Policies to encourage reductions in greenhouse gas emissions tend to stress the need to switch as many vehicles as possible to electric power. But a n...
08:32, 08/26/2019

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislat...
16:48, 06/12/2019

Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up pace of change, says studyGreenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small ...
02:16, 09/19/2019

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climat...
07:16, 06/06/2019

Australia's greenhouse gas emissions climb on rising LNG output Australia's greenhouse gas emissions rose in the year through March largely due to increased liquefied natural gas output, the government said on Frid...
07:00, 08/30/2019

China says its greenhouse gas emissions soar over 50% from 2005 to 2014 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis....
03:32, 07/15/2019

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions increased for fourth year in a row in 2018 UN estimates indicate net greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 were 537 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalentAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions co...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Queensland coalmine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australia...
17:32, 08/12/2019

China greenhouse gas emissions soar 50% during 2005-2014: government data China's climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit 12.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 53.5% in just a decade, the environment ministry said on Monday, ...
06:48, 07/15/2019

"China's Greenhouse Targets At Risk Amid Trade War With US": Top Official China's greenhouse gas emission targets are at risk as a result of the trade war with the United States, which has put Beijing's coal-reliant economy ...
10:00, 08/30/2019

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribut...
07:16, 06/27/2019

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward P...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Fracking will see the UK miss net‑zero emissions targets | Letters Investment in fracking denies proper support to cheaper renewables, says David Cragg-James; government policies are damaging the environment, says Mic...
14:16, 09/01/2019

EPA moves to eliminate federal curbs over methane, a potent greenhouse gas contributing to climate change The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Thursday that would eliminate the direct federal regulation of methane emissions from oil and gas ...
15:32, 08/29/2019

Daimler CEO says meeting 2021 emissions targets will be significant challenge Cutting average emissions from the Mercedes-Benz passenger car fleet to meet the European Union's 2021 target is going to be a significant challenge, ...
06:32, 09/10/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Oba...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Ausgrid and Melbourne Airport commit to emissions reduction targets NSW Ports and Southern Cross Station also pledge to reduce emissions in line with Australia’s Paris targets after push by infrastructure fund Ausgrid ...
18:00, 08/25/2019

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutio...
13:16, 07/11/2019

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately rele...
04:32, 06/03/2019

Twitter targets ‘vile content’ as Kick It Out steps up pressure over racism • Anti-discrimination body demands ‘concrete change’ • Pogba, Rashford, Abraham and Zouma among those abusedTwitter has said it has taken action over ...
14:32, 09/04/2019

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are...
07:48, 08/02/2019

Misconduct at Kraft Heinz puts spotlight on employee pressure to meet bonus targets A number of former employees, executives and suppliers who spoke to CNBC say the culture at Kraft Heinz incentivized employees to first and foremost h...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Why Daniel Jones won’t crumble under Giants pressure Eli Manning spoke first — at his locker — the only time he went ahead of Daniel Jones on the first day of the Daniel Jones Era: “I’m not dying, and th...
18:48, 09/18/2019

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda in July reached a voluntary agreement with the state to adopt fuel-economy standards that are lower than Obama-era rul...
02:32, 09/07/2019

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressi...
08:32, 06/03/2019

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warn...
09:48, 05/31/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to...
10:16, 07/23/2019

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and fr...
06:32, 07/23/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating an...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets The Associated Press has identified a phantom LinkedIn profile that appears to use an artificially generated face, and experts say its activity is typ...
18:32, 06/12/2019

Renault could face French court action over emissions following report, paper says A French probe into alleged emissions cheating by Renault is a step closer to court action after a technical report confirmed that some of the automak...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out n...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of c...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phas...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets, experts find LONDON — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Large carmakers including Volkswagen, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines: study Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet ...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% c...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that wo...
16:16, 07/23/2019

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September ...
16:16, 07/29/2019

France Falls Short Of Its Own Emission Targets: Climate Council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the gover...
06:00, 06/26/2019

France falls short of its own emission targets - climate council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the gover...
16:16, 06/25/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's re...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Jay Inslee climate change plan targets 'front lines', $1.2T funding Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee on Monday unveiled his vision for climate change reform, a plan that allocates clean energy spending to the...
12:48, 07/29/2019

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter...
04:48, 07/02/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the ca...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era ...
13:48, 07/02/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ens...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Raptors and Warriors face same obstacle in Game 5: Pressure SportsPulse: Trysta Krick explains why both the Warriors and the Raptors head into Game 5 of the NBA Finals with a ton of pressure on them.  &#...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Saquon Barkley is the face of the Giants now A few minutes into the Giants’ first practice of training camp, Saquon Barkley was doing a simple footwork drill when the crowd in the bleachers in Ea...
19:48, 07/25/2019

President Trump Skips G-7 Climate Discussion as World Leaders Address Amazon Fires, Carbon Emissions (BIARRITZ, France) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France...
14:00, 08/26/2019

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continued...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Iran's Rouhani Calls For Unity To Face "Unprecedented" US Pressure President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for unity among Iran's political factions to overcome conditions which he said may be harder than those du...
07:32, 05/12/2019

Iran's Rouhani calls for unity to face 'unprecedented' U.S. pressure President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for unity among Iran's political factions to overcome conditions which he said may be harder than those du...
17:16, 05/11/2019

Won't bow to international pressure on climate change: Prakash Javadekar Holding developed world responsible for much of the effects of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday asserted India will not b...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their effor...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Giants might be sorry wishing to face Ezekiel Elliott FRISCO, Texas — Giants linebacker Alec Ogletree was asked Monday after practice about the possibility of Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott end...
03:32, 09/05/2019

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be su...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Germany's Scholz raises pressure on Merkel to think big on climate protection German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday urged Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to support far-reaching steps on climate protection, warn...
14:00, 09/02/2019

Germany's RWE to review climate lobbying as investor pressure rises German utility RWE, under investor pressure as one of Europe's biggest carbon polluters, said on Friday it would review its lobbying activities to see...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they ...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Leak suggests UN agency self-censors on climate crisis after US pressure International Organization for Migration apparently amends programme documentation to avoid conflict with US ‘political sensitivities’Leaked communica...
02:32, 09/11/2019

Liverpool face Napoli again, European giants drawn together "Champions League holders Liverpool have been drawn to play Napoli once more in the group stages, while a host of European giants were placed together...
12:00, 08/29/2019

REFILE-Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sus...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by gov...
20:16, 06/03/2019

House Democratic leaders face pressure to impeach Trump post-Mueller hearings The growing momentum comes as the first ad featuring clips from the testimony of former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is being broadcast on te...
14:48, 07/30/2019

Wall Street investment giants voting against key climate resolutions Asset management companies BlackRock Inc and Vanguard have failed to live up to pledge to support climate action at energy firmsSome of Wall Street’s ...
17:48, 09/17/2019

Inslee ramps up pressure campaign for DNC to hold climate change debate, says earth’s ‘on fire’ Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is stepping up his push to force the Democratic National Committee to hold a primary debate solely on the issue of cl...
07:32, 06/13/2019

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
10:16, 06/07/2019

Climate advisers warn Government faces 'get-real' moment over 2050 zero-emissions target The Government's own climate advisers have warned it faces a "get-real" moment as the bold new target to cut pollution to zero by 2050 is not supporte...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reac...
17:48, 06/03/2019

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restr...
04:16, 08/01/2019

Car-hailing giants face risk of suspensions in Shanghai as regulatory scrutiny rises Two of the country’s major car-hailing services providers, Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping, have been fined 5.5 million yuan and 1.47 million yuan, ...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want to move his trial out of New York City because they say jurors may face 'intimidation' and 'pressure' in the media capital Lawyers of disgraced former mega-producer Harvey Weinstein, who's public exposure by over 50 women as an alleged sexual predator sparked the #MeToo mo...
01:00, 08/26/2019

Keeping cool in the face of climate change As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increas...
08:16, 06/30/2019

Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equi...
02:48, 09/12/2019

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters ...
13:16, 07/01/2019

Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voic...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Calls increase for Democrats to face climate change in Miami MIAMI (AP) — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of south Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to con...
10:48, 06/25/2019

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address...
04:16, 05/13/2019

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activi...
04:32, 06/04/2019

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (O...
12:16, 07/03/2019

Global food producers 'failing to face up to role' in climate crisis Report urges meat, dairy and seafood companies to address impact of industry’s deforestation, use of antibiotics and emissions The world’s biggest pro...
06:32, 09/04/2019

London tubes, schools and homes 'face climate change chaos' Heatwave of 2018 will become the capital’s new normal, claims Green party in reportHundreds of schools, hospitals and tube stations in London are at r...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Australian natural disasters minister's complete about face: 'I believe in climate science' David Littleproud’s comments to parliament entirely at odds with earlier statement to Guardian AustraliaAustralia’s minister responsible for drought a...
01:48, 09/12/2019

Daily on Energy: GOP climate hawks Rooney and Graves face off on offshore drilling Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
14:00, 09/12/2019

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my de...
18:32, 08/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases $5T plan to fight climate change, the 'greatest threat we face' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan Monday to combat climate change, vowing to mobilize $5 trillion in spending over ...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Kelly Craft, Trump choice for UN ambassador, to face questions on climate change, coal industry ties Senate Democrats are poised to grill Trump pick to be UN ambassador, over ties to the coal industry, her views on climate change and her work ethic. ...
08:16, 06/19/2019

A Greenhouse Large Enough to Feed the Eastern Seaboard AppHarvest, the largest greenhouse in the United States, will begin shipping 45 million pounds of fresh produce annually to grocery stores when it ope...
07:32, 09/03/2019

U.N. modernizes guidance for greenhouse emission estimates A United Nations climate change panel updated on Monday guidelines for governments to estimate greenhouse gas emissions so the most up-to-date scienti...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens o...
09:48, 07/04/2019

Curbs on Methane, Potent Greenhouse Gas, to Be Relaxed in U.S. If the proposal is adopted, the government would no longer require oil and gas companies to inspect for and repair methane leaks from wells and pipeli...
07:32, 08/30/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Trump EPA Moves to Gut Clean Air Act by Deregulating a Major Greenhouse Gas On Thursday, the Trump administration announced plans to roll back an Obama-era regulation to cut methane emissions from power plants and fossil fuel ...
05:00, 08/30/2019

White House aide who touted greenhouse gas to step down A White House aide who had insisted that carbon dioxide emissions were good for the planet and tried to form a panel questioning climate science used ...
17:17, 09/11/2019

Greenhouse gas intensity decreasing at Suncor, CNRL: report Recently released data from Canada's two largest oil and gas producers, Suncor and CNRL, show the same thing: their greenhouse gas emission intensity ...
20:00, 07/22/2019

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emis...
13:48, 06/19/2019

E.P.A. to Roll Back Regulations on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas If the proposal is adopted, the government would no longer require oil and gas companies to inspect for and repair methane leaks from wells and pipeli...
03:00, 08/29/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming green...
19:00, 06/12/2019

American unions have been decimated. No wonder inequality is booming | Steven Greenhouse Something urgent needs to be done to give America’s workers more say in our politics so that their voices are not dwarfed by billionaires, writes Stev...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on cour...
14:32, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emis...
16:16, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emis...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Manitoba lowers target for greenhouse gas emission reduction plan Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires has cut the target of Manitoba's greenhouse gas emission reduction plan to less than half its origin...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Canadian greenhouse labor shortages worsened by growing cannabis producers Canada's labor-strapped greenhouse vegetable and flower growers are ramping up efforts to keep and recruit more workers in the face of pressure from t...
15:16, 07/29/2019

To secure pro-worker legislation, hold politicians' feet to the fire | Steven Greenhouse Unions should draw up a Contract for the American Worker and make it clear they will only support candidates who endorse itDonald Trump will no doubt ...
00:16, 06/10/2019

Shareholder Value Is No Longer Everything, Top C.E.O.s Say Chief executives from the Business Roundtable, including the leaders of Apple and JPMorgan, argued that companies must invest in employees and deliver...
08:48, 08/19/2019

Dear Delta Airlines: video games and beer cannot compete with joining a union | Stephen Greenhouse The airline is telling employees that unions take money they could spend on entertainment instead. Will anyone really fall for that anti-union tactic?...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Top CEOs Say Firms Have Duties Beyond Shareholder Value The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what...
16:16, 08/19/2019

KKR becomes Axel Springer's biggest shareholder KKR has become the biggest shareholder of German media group Axel Springer , paying 2.9 billion euros ($3.2 billion) for a 43.54% stake, the U.S. pri...
08:32, 08/26/2019

XPO shareholder support for executive pay falls XPO Logistics Inc's said in a regulatory filing on Friday that about two-thirds of shares voted were in favor of its executive compensation plan, a sh...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Cory Booker would refer to New York Giants as the 'New Jersey Giants' if elected president Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that if he were elected, he would purposely refer to the New York Giants as the New Jersey Giants....
07:32, 07/10/2019

Barra, Hackett: Shareholder value, profits are no longer everything In a major policy shift, the CEOs of GM and Ford are joining other leaders of America’s biggest companies in chipping away at the long-held practice, ...
01:48, 08/20/2019

General Electric Gets Most of Shareholder Lawsuit Dismissed A federal judge dismissed much of a major shareholder lawsuit against General Electric, knocking down several securities fraud allegations related to ...
20:00, 08/30/2019

SAP CEO welcomes 'fantastic' activist shareholder Elliott SAP CEO Bill McDermott on Tuesday welcomed a $1.3 billion investment by activist investor Elliott, saying the U.S. hedge fund group was aligned with h...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Leading US bosses drop shareholder-first principle The real test will be in deeds not words, IPPR thinktank tells Business RoundtableThe bosses of 181 of the US’s biggest companies have changed the off...
02:16, 08/20/2019

Chevron CEO: A higher Anadarko bid 'would have eroded shareholder value' Chevron CEO Michael Wirth sits down with CNBC's Brian Sullivan to discuss big topics in the oil sector such as prices, Chevron's business ou...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Watch Boeing's annual shareholder meeting Boeing is hosting its annual meeting in Chicago. Shareholders are likely eager to hear more about the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft and the impact...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, whi...
20:48, 05/24/2019

GM And Ford CEOs Now Say Shareholder Value Is No Longer What Matters Most The CEOs of General Motors and Ford claim the business world needs a shift in priorities, Geely’s hard hits in the home market foretell of more bad th...
20:00, 08/21/2019

RBS bosses braced for shareholder rebellion over pay report Royal Bank of Scotland executives are likely to face a grilling from shareholders at its annual general meeting (AGM) Thursday over pension payments f...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Boeing CEO Tries To Bolster Shareholder Confidence After 737 MAX Crashes Last week Boeing abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and said lowered production due to the 737 MAX grounding had cost it at l...
10:16, 04/29/2019

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a r...
17:48, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Centene, WellCare win shareholder support for $15.27 bln deal Shareholders of Centene Corp and WellCare Health Plans Inc voted in favor of a merger of the health insurers, setting the stage for the creation of a ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Centene, WellCare win shareholder support for $15.27 billion deal Shareholders of Centene Corp and WellCare Health Plans Inc voted in favor of a merger of the two health insurers, setting the stage for the creation o...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Environmental activists demonstrate at Shell's shareholder meeting Environmental activists on Tuesday demonstrated outside the Royal Dutch Shell's annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-EQT nominates three new directors ahead of shareholder vote EQT Corp on Wednesday said three long-serving directors will step down from the company's board, at a time when the oil and gas producer fights a prox...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Google's Troubles Encroach on Alphabet's Shareholder Meeting Shareholders proposed 14 resolutions, from Google's conduct in China to conditions for Google workers. Cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin didn't at...
19:16, 06/19/2019

Why Greyhound Bus’s Biggest Shareholder Hates British Trains Coast Capital might have been wrong to call on FirstGroup to restore its dividend, but it is absolutely right to seek a swifter exit from U.K. railroa...
09:16, 06/26/2019

ISS backs Icahn's call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday urged Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders to ask management to let them weigh in...
14:16, 07/25/2019

Leading US bosses’ group drops principle of shareholder-first Business Roundtable urges companies to consider environment and workersOne of the most influential US business lobby groups has abandoned its central ...
09:16, 08/19/2019

Via Varejo's shareholder Michel Klein may bid for control -report Michel Klein, whose family is one of Via Varejo SA's largest shareholders, with a 25.2% stake, plans to bid for the Brazilian appliance retailer in as...
21:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, whi...
22:16, 05/24/2019

BlackRock poised to become Authentic Brands' largest shareholder -WSJ BlackRock Inc is taking a stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC in a deal valuing the U.S.-based entertainment company at more than $4 billion including...
15:33, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a r...
17:48, 05/24/2019

South Africa's Steinhoff postpones shareholder hearing over petition South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. said on Wednesday it had postponed a hearing with shareholders who are petitioning lookin...
11:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay shareholder group proposes C$1.74 bln go-private deal A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$...
09:16, 06/10/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to...
12:48, 06/05/2019

Check out the scenes from this year's Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting At the "Woodstock of Capitalism," shareholders posed for photos with oversized pop-ups of Warren Buffett, giant Heinz ketchup bottles and bought other...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be...
07:16, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-LyondellBasell ends talks with controlling shareholder to buy Braskem Chemical maker LyondellBasell Industries NV on Tuesday said it had ended talks with Braskem SA's controlling shareholder related to the proposed acqui...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Sturm Ruger directors get backing, may start shareholder talks All director nominees at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co received a majority of support from investors, including three criticized by a top proxy adviser, a...
16:32, 05/13/2019

CORRECTED-Hudson's Bay shareholder group offers to take retailer private for C$1.74 bln A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$...
09:16, 06/10/2019

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a serie...
09:48, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-ISS backs Icahn's call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday urged Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders to ask management to let them weigh in...
13:48, 07/25/2019

Shareholder payouts hit an all-time high for the quarter, but growth is slowing Dividends paid out by global companies to shareholders have reached a new second-quarter record, according to a new report by investment firm Janus He...
09:32, 08/20/2019

Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappoin...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Cobham's biggest shareholder says Advent offer for company not 'compelling' The biggest investor in defence company Cobham, Silchester International Investors, said late Thursday that it did not consider a $5 billion offer for...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Axel Springer plans layoffs after KKR becomes biggest shareholder - report Axel Springer is planning layoffs as part of a cost-cutting programme that would mainly affect its newspapers, the German media group's chief executiv...
13:32, 09/15/2019

General Electric wins partial dismissal of shareholder lawsuit A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday partially dismissed a lawsuit by investors in General Electric Co that accused the company of concealing $24 ...
20:00, 08/29/2019

Axel Springer plans layoffs after KKR becomes biggest shareholder: report Axel Springer is planning layoffs as part of a cost-cutting program that would mainly affect its newspapers, the German media group's chief executive...
11:32, 09/15/2019

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Facebook protesters share their dislike of company at shareholder meeting Eight proposals up for vote were defeated, including plans for an independent board chair and to reform the company’s share structureA specter is haun...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Buffett investment in Occidental could boost shareholder approval, says analyst Tim Rezvan of Oppenheimer discusses the bidding war between Occidental and Chevron for Anadarko, and how Warren Buffett's involvement could shake...
16:48, 04/30/2019

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling t...
15:16, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 4-Occidental tweaks $38 bln Anadarko bid to remove shareholder vote Occidental Petroleum Corp increased the cash component of its $38 billion bid to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Sunday, removing a requirement for...
00:48, 05/06/2019

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has...
20:16, 05/23/2019

Occidental tweaks $38 billion Anadarko bid to remove shareholder vote Occidental Petroleum Corp increased the cash component of its $38 billion bid to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Sunday, removing a requirement fo...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Trump calls activist shareholder moves on AT&T 'great news' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday weighed in on activist investor Elliott Management Corp's moves targeting AT&T Inc , calling the hedge fund's ac...
08:00, 09/09/2019

Hudbay Minerals settles board battle with shareholder Waterton Hudbay Minerals Inc said on Friday it has reached an agreement with private equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management Inc, under which eleven no...
05:48, 05/03/2019

People have unknowingly come face to face with two teens on the lam in Canada, suspected of murder In Northern Manitoba, the bugs are so big they can bite through your clothes. But this is reportedly where two teens suspected of killing three people...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face A mysterious 4,000-year-old grave has been unearthed in Kazakhstan and inside are a young male and female buried in an odd manner — they're facing eac...
10:48, 08/02/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with shooter at California synagogue A 19-year-old man who authorities said gave himself up to police shortly after carrying out a deadly shooting in a Southern California synagogue fille...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with gunman: 'I couldn't see his soul' • 8-year-old victim describes moment of shooting • Lori Kaye died protecting the rabbi • Synagogue shooting suspect booked on one count of murder in t...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands S...
06:00, 06/30/2019

B.C. and Alberta premiers set to meet face-to-face for first time, want to avoid ‘phony war’ B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are set to meet face to face Thursday for the first time at the Western Premiers Conference ...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Keurig Dr Pepper's biggest shareholder sells some shares in beverage company JAB Holding Co, the majority owner of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, plans to sell a small stake in the coffee and beverage company to increase its public floa...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the re...
22:48, 06/04/2019

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the re...
05:16, 06/05/2019

Brazil Banrisul says controlling shareholder mulling share offering - filing Brazilian lender Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul SA said in a securities filing on Tuesday its controlling shareholder is looking to sell a stake...
06:48, 08/13/2019

Shareholder advisory firm ISS backs 1 of 3 MNG Enterprises nominees to Gannett board An independent shareholder advisory service on Thursday backed one of a hedge fund-owned newspaper company's three nominees to the Gannett board....
10:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authe...
15:33, 08/11/2019

Amazon Shareholder Tries To Return Purchased Item Directly To Jeff Bezos Amid Amazon's annual shareholders conference where dozens of people joined to discuss issues like renewable energy use and equal pay, a woman called o...
06:32, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines said on Friday it had started a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings , removing top shareholder German Efromovich from c...
13:16, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Acreage shareholder Marcato to vote against deal with Canopy Growth Acreage Holdings Inc shareholder Marcato Capital Management LP said on Monday it would vote against the company's proposed $3.4 billion deal with Cano...
09:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-General Electric wins partial dismissal of shareholder lawsuit A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday partially dismissed a lawsuit by investors in General Electric Co that accused the company of concealing $24 ...
22:00, 08/29/2019

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has...
18:32, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Hudbay Minerals settles board battle with shareholder Waterton Hudbay Minerals Inc said on Friday it had agreed with Waterton Global Resource Management Inc, its second largest shareholder, to seek election of a s...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Former GM Europe boss Forster proposed as chair of Hella's shareholder committee Carl-Peter Forster, 65, is an industry veteran who began his career with BMW, where he rose to head of manufacturing, and has led Opel, GM Europe and ...
01:48, 08/20/2019

California synagogue rabbi recalls moment he came ‘face-to-face’ with gunman in shooting that killed 1, injured 3 Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein recalled the moment he came “face-to-face” with the 19-year-old gunman who opened fire inside a California synagogue, killing ...
13:00, 04/28/2019

In Africa, Pope Francis Comes Face to Face With the Future of the Church The Roman Catholic Church continues to expand in Africa, even as it faces competition from increasingly popular Pentecostal and evangelical movements....
16:32, 09/05/2019

‘Monster’ sixgill bluntnose shark comes face-to-face with submarine This beast puts “Jaws” to shame. A massive bluntnose sixgill shark was captured on video lurching toward a submarine that was filming it. ...
14:16, 08/02/2019

Odessa woman describes moment she came face-to-face with gunman A West Texas grandmother detailed the chilling moment when she came face-to-face with a gunman on a deadly freeway rampage. Shauna Saxton said stopped...
13:16, 09/01/2019

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave f...
12:16, 07/02/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the re...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Occidental: Skipping shareholder merger vote will make its Anadarko bid superior to Chevron's Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday that its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers...
09:32, 05/06/2019

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the needs...
07:16, 08/19/2019

Gannett wins backing of shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis in fight with MNG A shareholder advisory service sided with Gannett in its effort to fend off the hostile takeover attempt of a hedge fund-controlled newspaper company....
09:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Transat accepts Air Canada's buyout offer, deal needs shareholder approval Air Canada said on Thursday that Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc accepted its all-cash bid of C$520 million ($396 million), but some Transat sha...
12:32, 06/27/2019

James Dolan reportedly sued by MSG shareholder over high pay and focus on music career While the Madison Square Garden CEO and Knicks owner was accused of spending too much time making music with his blues band, New York fans might want ...
07:48, 05/02/2019

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays ...
11:16, 06/06/2019

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because...
01:48, 05/17/2019

People are trying face cupping as an instant face-lift People are trying face cupping as an instant facelift. Different than body cupping, during this treatment the cups are constantly moving, which stimul...
03:32, 09/03/2019

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged ...
10:00, 06/03/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one wi...
04:32, 06/03/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Mari...
13:32, 04/28/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough ...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full ...
14:00, 09/15/2019

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action”...
06:32, 09/17/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indi...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities co...
00:48, 09/19/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the gl...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis...
15:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Witness says he came face-to-face with gunman VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A Virginia Beach city employee who sur...
14:48, 06/02/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asked to help return customer's package at shareholder’s meeting At an annual shareholder’s meeting, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was asked by a customer if he could help return her package.   &...
22:16, 05/24/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or br...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people s...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that sh...
07:48, 05/22/2019

Video: The Big Face Box is a box that makes your face, uhm, big This video is part of our series on Lille’s Maker Faire. To stay up-to-date on releases (and to find out more), check out our master post here. We all...
10:48, 05/01/2019

No face-to-face trade talks announced for US and China, telephone talks limited The White House and Beijing have said they are engaged in negotiations over trade, but the current talks are taking place only over the telephone and ...
17:32, 08/27/2019

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We will have to change almost everything, from our homes to our mealsThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect o...
19:32, 06/12/2019

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project....
06:00, 07/14/2019

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to se...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next...
04:48, 07/02/2019

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of...
07:32, 06/28/2019

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look t...
01:48, 09/12/2019

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becomi...
16:32, 06/11/2019

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing g...
06:48, 06/06/2019

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports ...
09:32, 06/05/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013...
10:16, 05/23/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay ...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Lowering emissions without breaking the bank India’s economy is booming, driving up electric power consumption to unprecedented levels. The nation’s installed electricity capacity, which increase...
14:48, 07/31/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by ...
15:16, 07/01/2019

Seven charts that explain what net zero emissions means for the UK The Committee on Climate Change has urged the government to adopt a target of net zero emissions by 2050. These seven charts show how that might unfol...
17:32, 05/01/2019

Bear scare: teens come face-to-face with black bear (KCRA) Two teenage boys said they learned an important lesson after finding a bear inside their vacation home in Truckee, California. Hayes Sherman an...
14:32, 08/20/2019

BMW second quarter hit by rising costs of manufacturing, emissions BMW stuck to its outlook even as second-quarter earnings fell 20%, hit by currency headwinds and the rising cost of manufacturing electric and hybrid...
04:16, 08/01/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: pal...
08:16, 07/04/2019

The Guardian view on net zero emissions: better late than never | Editorial Announcing a target to cut greenhouse gases by at least 100% below 1990 levels in 2050 is a necessary step to tackle the climate emergency. But it won...
19:32, 06/12/2019

Daily on Energy: Biden looks to farmland to cut emissions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson f...
19:48, 08/01/2019

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHer...
12:48, 08/02/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC i...
11:32, 07/09/2019

Judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone New rightwing council fails to reverse policy of former mayor Manuela CarmenaBarely a week after Madrid’s rightwing council began rolling back the cit...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produce...
14:32, 07/05/2019

EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce plans to roll back regulations on methane emissions, a major contributor to c...
17:00, 08/29/2019

The Autocar guide to WLTP emissions testing New lab tests aim to better represent real-world driving Fuel economy and emissions testing isn’t a glamorous subject, but understanding the new sy...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Senior U.S. EPA official overseeing emissions stepping down Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards ...
10:00, 06/26/2019

Madrid Ends a Low-Emissions Zone After Just 7 Months Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political envir...
05:16, 07/01/2019

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the centu...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on fli...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regu...
16:00, 04/28/2019

US probes BMW, Volkswagen over California emissions deal Two German automakers have been targeted by an antitrust probe for making a deal to meet tougher emissions standards. Critics have called the probe a ...
18:32, 09/06/2019

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's a...
10:32, 09/06/2019

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she st...
18:32, 06/11/2019

‘This report will change your life’: what zero emissions means for UK Committee on Climate Change sets out how UK can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050“Make no mistake, this report will change your life,” says Prof...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: Donald Trump and Theresa May come face to face as protesters gather in central London Donald Trump and Theresa May came face to face at a business meeting at St James's Palace this morning marking the start of the second day of the pres...
03:16, 06/04/2019

EPA proposes rolling back regulations on methane emissions The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a new rule to roll back restrictions on the monitoring of methane, a greenhouse gas contributing to glob...
02:00, 08/30/2019

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the en...
06:16, 07/31/2019

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales ...
02:16, 07/31/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large po...
14:16, 07/30/2019

The Trump Administration Just Loosened Methane Emissions Rules. Here’s What To Know On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to loosen regulations on methane, a potent greenhouse gas known to propel climate cha...
19:00, 08/29/2019

IMO, Norway launch project to help shipping sector cut emissions The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a joint project with Norway to help the shipping industry cut emissions by at least 50 perc...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emission...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an ...
20:00, 08/24/2019

German ministry says airlines should pay fair price for CO2 emissions The German government wants to ensure that airlines pay a fair price for the carbon emissions for which their industry is responsible, an environment ...
07:00, 08/30/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committ...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Dutch CO2 emissions fall in 2018, still far from 2020 goal Dutch greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 fell by 2.2 percent to 189.5 billion kg of carbon dioxide and equivalents helped by lower emissions by power co...
04:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the...
19:16, 07/08/2019

U.S. opens criminal probe into Ford emissions certification The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Ford Motor Co's emissions certification process in the United States, the automak...
15:00, 04/28/2019

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environment...
21:32, 09/12/2019

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm ...
09:32, 07/17/2019

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple...
10:16, 04/28/2019

DVSA slams “unacceptable” Nissan Qashqai emissions News 23 Jul, 2019 On-road tests find the Nissan Qashqai emits 17 times more NOx than lab limits; DVSA criticises brand’s decision not to...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Ford under criminal investigation for miscalculating vehicle emissions Ford disclosed in a financial filing made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission that it is currently under investigation by the De...
13:48, 04/28/2019

Ford under criminal investigation by the US government over emissions certification Ford in February said employees had alerted it to the possibility that it was overstating its fuel efficiency.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a government...
18:00, 07/23/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hast...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fue...
13:32, 07/09/2019

Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions Ford Motor Co, BMW AG , Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adop...
06:48, 07/25/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major ...
05:32, 06/12/2019

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a ...
21:32, 06/20/2019

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-g...
14:16, 08/05/2019

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions te...
08:32, 06/22/2019

Mercedes to join Calif. mpg, emissions pact, report says Mercedes-Benz, in a setback to White House efforts to ease federal fuel-efficiency targets, may be the next automaker to agree to California's new vol...
14:32, 08/20/2019

The Guardian view on net-zero carbon emissions: sooner is better | Editorial Government advisers have explained how to erase the nation’s carbon footprint. Science dictates that we do it as fast as we canBy the end of this year...
13:32, 05/02/2019

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but th...
22:16, 06/19/2019

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental ...
08:32, 09/18/2019

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is faci...
09:50, 08/12/2019

U.S. moving to block California vehicle emissions rules Two U.S. agencies are preparing to submit for final White House regulatory review a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle green...
11:00, 09/05/2019

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back o...
05:00, 06/18/2019

European airports plan for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 The net zero carbon emissions target applies to all members of the Airports Council International Europe and is a response to growing public demand fo...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Trump’s new car emissions plan: No new standards yet, kneecap California Enlarge (credit: Lawrence Berkeley Lab) The New York Times is reporting that the Trump administration will use a meeting at the EPA on Wednesday to ...
15:48, 09/17/2019

London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained News 30 Apr, 2019 The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge comes into force today. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars af...
04:32, 05/02/2019

DOJ Investigating Auto Makers Over California Emissions Agreement The Justice Department has launched an antitrust investigation into Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen after they forged an agreement with California on ...
14:00, 09/06/2019

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows....
15:16, 06/12/2019

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good head...
13:16, 06/12/2019

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at le...
11:32, 06/04/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which woul...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s...
07:16, 06/28/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Road transport emissions up since 1990 despite efficiency drive ONS says rise is result of growing traffic as campaigners say car use must be curbedBritain’s greenhouse gas emissions from road transport have contin...
15:48, 09/16/2019

Madrid could become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid may be about to become the first Europea...
09:48, 05/31/2019

California, Canada sidestep Trump, ink deal on emissions DETROIT (AP) — California picked up an important partner its dispute with the Trump administration over vehicle emissions and fuel economy by announci...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Ram engine supplier Cummins will probe emissions certifications Cummins said it will check certification and compliance processes for engines in the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks after conversations with the EPA an...
12:16, 04/30/2019

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions rules resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards ...
11:16, 06/26/2019

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While t...
15:16, 06/03/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity ...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Biden announces $5 trillion plan for net zero emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the US to net zero emission of car...
09:00, 06/04/2019

European airports launch plan for net zero carbon emissions LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — The head of an organization representing airports in 45 European countries says it aims to get airports to achieve net zero ca...
06:00, 06/26/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions tar...
05:32, 06/26/2019

New approach suggests path to emissions-free cement It’s well known that the production of cement — the world’s leading construction material — is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting ...
16:16, 09/16/2019

Labour to launch review of City's progress on emissions John McDonnell says review will focus on firms’ readiness to cut emissions and opportunities for greener investmentLabour is to examine the readiness ...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Carbon-Emissions Credits Slide Over Brexit Fears The price of carbon-emissions credits has slid sharply in recent weeks as traders worry that a deluge of U.K. credits could flood the market in antici...
12:32, 09/04/2019

4 automakers, California agree to new emissions, fuel economy standards Four major automakers have reached an environmental agreement with the state of California, to raise gas mileage and emissions standards -- a move tha...
11:16, 07/25/2019

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member o...
03:00, 08/15/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, m...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant gl...
10:32, 08/14/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars t...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders sa...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and H...
11:00, 08/20/2019

Prosecutors charge former Audi CEO Stadler over his role in emissions scandal Prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions ch...
01:16, 07/31/2019

Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to p...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
11:32, 06/04/2019

SUVs, not falling diesel sales, to blame for rise in CO2 emissions News 9 Sep, 2019 European think tank claims 'carmakers’ strategy to promote sales of inefficient, higher-emitting SUVs” is making C...
11:48, 09/09/2019

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday...
09:00, 06/20/2019

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe s...
04:16, 06/20/2019

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise pric...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries ...
06:16, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. moving to block California vehicle emissions rules Two U.S. agencies are preparing to submit for final White House regulatory review a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle green...
15:00, 09/05/2019

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and effort...
00:32, 06/14/2019

DOJ launches antitrust probe over California emissions deal with automakers The Justice Department has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation into four automakers that defied the Trump administration in signing a deal ...
09:32, 09/06/2019

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at s...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel...
18:32, 06/25/2019

UK's biggest carbon capture project is step-change on emissions Tata-owned Cheshire plant to turn 40,000 tonnes of CO2 a year into useful productsThe UK’s biggest carbon capture project will soon block thousands of...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emis...
11:00, 07/25/2019

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole ye...
12:48, 07/12/2019

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature o...
03:16, 05/23/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fue...
05:00, 07/10/2019

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecuto...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed ...
20:32, 07/09/2019

FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fue...
11:16, 07/09/2019

U.S. preparing to block California vehicle emissions rules, report says The move comes as President Donald Trump has expressed anger with four automakers, including Ford Moto Co., that have reached a voluntary agreement wi...
22:00, 09/05/2019

Adapting to extreme weather is important — but reducing emissions is key: advocate 'Adaptation is really important ... but I would say I think it’s really a side show to the much more important challenge which is reducing our carbon ...
12:16, 09/01/2019

VW's U.S. sales gains on track to erase losses from emissions scandal VW's U.S. sales were up 6.1 percent through July. If the trend continues, the brand this year will top levels last seen before its emissions scandal....
02:48, 09/02/2019

DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an antitrust investigation into BMW, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, the four automakers that came to a vo...
21:32, 09/06/2019

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap The list indicates new in situ oilsands projects won't have to go through the new review as long the hard cap imposed by former Premier Rachel Notley ...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Trump to block California from setting vehicle emissions rules Administration will declare that states are pre-empted from setting their own standards in a move that will spark challengeThe Trump administration wi...
17:17, 09/17/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles t...
03:16, 05/04/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profit...
08:16, 05/02/2019

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules: sources The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and...
13:17, 09/17/2019

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from t...
03:48, 09/19/2019

Audi targets BMW X4 with new Q3 Sportback Bespoke-styled new model will enter the fray for coupe-style SUVs this autumn, priced from £35,000 Audi has launched a rival to the niche-filling Mer...
16:32, 07/23/2019

Trump targets AT&T in tweet over CNN U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T in a pair of tweets on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of...
05:32, 06/03/2019

Trump’s EPA to roll back Obama-era regs on methane emissions from oil fields The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to announce rollback regulations on methane emissions in oil fields – the latest push by the administ...
09:32, 08/29/2019

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, accordi...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Logging study reveals huge hidden emissions of the forestry industry Logging is a massive source of uncounted carbon emissions. But growing the right mix of trees and felling them less often could transform it for the b...
08:32, 09/10/2019

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose by th...
08:16, 06/11/2019

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the compa...
22:16, 06/06/2019

California, four automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trum...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Trump uses Justice as personal enforcer on California emissions deal with automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger to BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, antitrust division is rewarding Trump's friends, punishing those who defy him: Our v...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Four Automakers Ignore Trump and Reach a Compromise with California Over Emissions Standards The Trump administration’s ongoing battle with California over its ability to set its own auto emissions standards is heating up once again, with the ...
11:32, 07/25/2019

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest ...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Ford Says Justice Dept. Has Opened Criminal Inquiry Into Emissions Issues The carmaker said it had notified other state and federal agencies about “issues relating to road load estimations” and that it was cooperating with a...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Why automakers may not change their strategies if Trump ends California emissions waiver President Donald Trump's plan to eliminate California's right to set its own auto emissions standards could enable automakers to make larger vehicles....
14:32, 09/18/2019

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon af...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to enga...
07:32, 05/23/2019

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison gover...
07:32, 07/23/2019

Airlines’ rising carbon emissions are eclipsing any fuel efficiency gains US airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental...
16:01, 09/13/2019

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report rel...
05:48, 05/29/2019

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Austr...
01:32, 08/14/2019

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy ...
13:00, 09/18/2019

ACT plans far-reaching electrification of vehicles and homes in drive to reduce emissions Territory government says it will phase out natural gas and pursue electrification of buses and private carsThe Australian Capital Territory plans to ...
02:16, 09/16/2019

Australia's emissions still rising, says report withheld in defiance of Senate order Data showing 0.7% rise in 2018 published a week late and only after minister discloses it to the AustralianAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions are st...
22:32, 06/05/2019

PSEG to shut most fossil power plants by 2046 to cut carbon emissions New Jersey energy company Public Service Enterprise Group Inc plans to shut all but three of its fossil fuel-fired power plants in a bid to cut carbo...
03:48, 07/25/2019

REFILE-Prosecutors charge former Audi CEO Stadler over his role in emissions scandal Prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions ch...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Trump to deal fatal blow to California auto emissions authority The Trump administration is expected to announce plans Wednesday to eliminate California's authority to set limits stricter than federal regulations f...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emissions...
22:48, 08/13/2019

Justice Department opens probe into California's emissions deal with 4 automakers The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into an environmental agreement between California and four major automakers, unnamed sou...
07:00, 09/07/2019

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to enga...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decisio...
01:32, 09/14/2019

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated over his rol...
06:48, 07/31/2019

UN chief calls for 2050 zero emissions plans – but Australia remains tightlipped Countries asked to flag plans for net zero emissions by 2050, but so far Australia is only talking about its 2030 targetThe United Nations secretary g...
18:16, 07/29/2019

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Renault's Dacia budget brand braces for costly EU emissions rules Dacia, which has been a bright spot for Renault, could become a drag on its parent, underscoring the challenge facing automakers to meet the European ...
05:49, 08/13/2019

China CO2 emissions to peak in 2022, ahead of schedule: government researcher China's emissions of climate-warming greenhouse gases are likely to peak by 2022 even without the introduction of tougher policies, well ahead of an o...
07:32, 09/05/2019

Cuomo’s green policies jacking up energy costs, emissions: report The Cuomo administration’s repeated snubbing of natural gas pipeline projects is driving up consumer utility costs and carbon dioxide emissions, accor...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Ford, VW, BMW, Honda reach emissions deal with California, bucking rollback Ford, VW, Honda and BMW inked a deal that could offer a way around the standoff between California and the Trump Administration over vehicle emissions...
16:16, 07/25/2019

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our vie...
20:32, 09/12/2019

Export coal emissions: consider the social impacts, don't just account for them | Georgina Woods The mining lobby wants downstream emissions to be irrelevant but their impact on farmers is already real and far-reachingTwelve years ago, in New Sout...
11:32, 08/29/2019

Justice Dept. Investigates California Emissions Pact That Embarrassed Trump The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate...
23:32, 09/06/2019

Daimler forced to recall more Mercedes cars in emissions cheat probe Things are getting worse for German auto manufacturer Daimler after local newspaper Bild reported that the company is recalling a further 60,000 Merce...
07:32, 06/24/2019

DOJ launches antitrust probe over California emissions deal with automakers, WSJ reports The Justice Department has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation into four automakers that went against the Trump administration and signed a...
09:01, 09/06/2019

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an ...
20:32, 07/18/2019

VW's Emissions Scandal Cost Other German Automakers $5.2 Billion in U.S. Sales: Study German cars have a reputation for precision and attention to detail. But only four years ago, they gained another reputation—as liars and cheaters whe...
19:16, 07/29/2019

Kamala Harris unveils $10T plan to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2045 Presidential candidate Kamala Harris released a $10 trillion plan Wednesday to combat climate change, pledging to achieve 100% net-zero greenhouse gas...
16:32, 09/04/2019

Volkswagen emissions scandal stains legacy of former CEO Ferdinand Piech, dead at 82 The grandson of Porsche sports car company founder Ferdinand Porsche, Piech was hailed as a brilliant engineer and hard-driving manager who set a "can...
14:00, 08/27/2019

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions half...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euro for illicit emissions software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to enga...
04:16, 05/23/2019

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a pro...
17:32, 06/07/2019

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.   ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism,...
06:32, 05/01/2019