carbon emissions

Business, Fuel

Oil Lobby Backs Carbon Fee as Substitute for Regulation

 A natural gas well being drilled in the Eagle Ford shale in Karnes County, Texas. A natural gas well being drilled in the Eagle Ford shale in Karnes County, Texas. (Eddie Seal/Bloomberg News)

The American Petroleum Institute board voted March 25 to endorse putting a tax or other price on carbon dioxide emissions, a shift for the oil industry that could influence the Biden administration’s plans for a governmentwide assault on global warming.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
March 25, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Canada’s Carbon Tax Upheld by Top Court, Cementing Green Agenda

Justin Trudeau announces a carbon-tax increase at an Ottawa news conference in November 2020. Justin Trudeau announces a carbon-tax increase at an Ottawa news conference in November 2020. (David Kawai/Bloomberg News)

Canada’s efforts to combat climate change scored a major victory after the country’s top court ruled that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national carbon tax is constitutional

March 25, 2021
Business, Fuel

Exxon CEO Eyes Money-Making Potential of Low-Carbon World

Exxon CEO Darren Woods at the World Gas Conference in Washington, D.C., in 2018. (Bloomberg News) Exxon CEO Darren Woods at the World Gas Conference in Washington, D.C., in 2018. (Bloomberg News)

ExxonMobil Corp. sees multiple money-making opportunities in a low-emissions world and is targeting partnerships with venture funds to help finance growth in its carbon capture business, CEO Darren Woods said.

Kevin Crowley and Alix Steel | Bloomberg News
March 4, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

American Petroleum Institute Mulls Embrace of Carbon Pricing

The Motiva Enterprises LLC Refinery in Port Arthur, Texas The Motiva Enterprises LLC Refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. (Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News)

The American Petroleum Institute is considering throwing its weight behind a government-imposed price on carbon dioxide emissions as a way to slow global warming, a major policy shift by the oil industry’s top trade group.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
March 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

DTNA Says Portland Plant Will Be First to Achieve Carbon-Neutral Production

Daimler Trucks North America plant in Portland, Ore. DTNA's truck manufacturing plant in Portland, Ore. The plant reduced its energy consumption from vehicle manufacturing with equipment replacement and facility upgrades. (Daimler Trucks North America)

Daimler Trucks North America announced its truck manufacturing plant in Portland, Ore., will be the first to achieve carbon-neutral production in the global Daimler Trucks network — meeting green production this year.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Sustainable Supply Chains Grow More Important

hydrogen vehicle California Hydrogen via Vimeo

A growing number of corporations have sustainability goals, according to a new study by Coyote Logistics, and are looking for the supply chain to amplify those efforts.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Knight-Swift Sets Goal to Cut Emissions in Half by 2035

Knight-Swift Transportation trucks Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. via PowerPoint

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., North America’s largest truckload carrier, announced a goal to cut its carbon emissions in half by 2035.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Amazon’s Carbon Footprint Grows 15% Despite Green Pledges

A newly constructed Amazon fulfillment facility is seen in Dallas on May 20. A newly constructed Amazon fulfillment facility is seen in Dallas on May 20. (Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press)

Amazon said June 23 that its carbon footprint rose 15% last year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
June 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

German Government Agrees on National Hydrogen Strategy

A nozzle valve is attached to the dispenser of a hydrogen filling station in Germany. A nozzle valve is attached to the dispenser of a hydrogen filling station in Dresden, Germany, on June 8. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)

The German government agreed June 10 on a long-term strategy for increasing production and use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Frank Jordans | Associated Press
June 10, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

US Emissions Set for Record Dive With Factories and Cars Idled

Highway 83 sits empty of traffic in Baltimore on April 25. Highway 83 sits empty of traffic in Baltimore on April 25. (Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg News)

Greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. are poised for a record plunge this year, the result of coronavirus lockdown orders that have shuttered factories, closed stores and left cars and jets sitting idle.

Will Wade | Bloomberg News
June 9, 2020

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