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Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
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Green hydrogen could curb one-third of fossil fuel and industry emissions by 2050 7.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
That's according to a BloombergNEF report that calls policy support for the hydrogen economy "insufficient."
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How the next coronavirus stimulus could be a win-win for cruise lines and the environment 7.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As the federal government seeks to bail out the industry, environmental advocacy organizations urged Congress to ensure that any financial aid for cruise lines come with strings attached.
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Colorado sees “significant declines” in air pollution as coronavirus ramps down driving, industrial activity 5.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
At least temporarily, air pollution that hurts human lungs has decreased sharply along Colorado's Front Range as the novel coronavirus spreads.
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Coronavirus, cheap natural gas and building electrification 3.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
Will the spectacular drop in natural gas prices throttle the movement to electrify buildings? What's driving the coming collision.
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Builder of controversial Keystone XL pipeline says it's moving forward 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The final decision to build the project comes after a decade of protests and political reversals in the U.S. Now critics say construction poses a new risk with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coastal gas plant will shut down by 2023 as fossil fuels dry up in California 30.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Redondo Beach officials want to see the power plant closed even sooner and replaced with a public park.

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Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.
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GreenBiz analysts take stock of the clean economy 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How, and how much, is the coronavirus pandemic impacting the clean economy? Our analysts share what they're seeing.
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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy 26.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted
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Why plastics are also a climate issue 25.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can’t tackle one successfully without tackling the other, as many of the reasons for and solutions to the growing plastic and climate problems are the same.
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Not Even a Pandemic Can Stop Trump From Pushing Fossil Fuels 23.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During the partial government shutdown that started in December 2018 and became the longest in US history, the fossil fuel-friendly Trump administration plowed ahead with its “energy dominance” agenda. As about 800,000 federal workers went without paychecks, the […]
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'Red flag for COP26': Most high-carbon companies shooting 'wide of the mark' for a 2C world 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Investor-led Transitions Pathway Initiative warns four in five firms in carbon-intensive sectors currently fail Paris Agreement test.
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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus 20.3.2020 WRI Stories
US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew York City transit personnel sanitize a subway car to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo by Marc A. Hermann/MTA New York City Transit As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States continues to rise and more and more Americans are told to stay home, the true extent of this crisis is becoming more apparent daily. Our immediate focus is on the health and safety of our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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Suncor Energy oil refinery north of Denver emits burst of “clay-like” air pollution 18.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An equipment failure at Suncor Energy's oil refinery north of Denver on Tuesday led to a burst of opaque pollution that triggered a company "vapor release alarm," prompting operators to shut down a problem unit and monitor emissions in surrounding neighborhoods.
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Could the Ohio River have rights? A movement emerges, testing the power of local control 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Lake Erie recently was granted its own bill of rights. Here's a closer look at the momentum around rights for nature.
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An oil war and coronavirus rattle the Saudi crown prince's dangerous game of thrones 14.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The Saudi crown's new adversary is a coronavirus not subject to the whims of a brazen desert ruler.

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$18 million fine proposed in fatal Firestone home explosion 12.3.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
State energy regulators on Thursday said they will seek to fine a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corp. $18.25 million in connection to the deadly explosion at a home in Firestone nearly three years ago that a federal probe determined was caused by natural gas leaking from a severed underground pipe.
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Sound investments to decarbonize the world’s industries 11.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As much as $21 trillion is needed through 2050 to fully decarbonize the ammonia, cement, ethylene and steel sectors.
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