As EV sales grow, the battle over US road weight limits heats up

Oct 5 (Reuters) – Car haulers are pushing the Biden administration and lawmakers to increase truck weight limits on US highways so they can transport more heavy electric vehicles, a move fiercely opposed by the rail industry and safety advocates who say the heavier loads are significantly more dangerous. Even before a recent spike in … Read more

European Big Oil sales footprint to shrink as transition ramps up – JPMorgan

A cow grazes on land in front of an oil refinery in Corsept, western France, October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Europe’s Big Oil companies will see their share of global energy sales slowly erode over the coming years as growing … Read more

Norway’s wealth fund tells companies to set zero-emission goals

A general view of the Norwegian central bank, where Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is situated, in Oslo, Norway, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register OSLO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Norway’s $1.2 trillion wealth fund, the world’s largest, said on Tuesday it would decarbonise its holdings by … Read more

Singapore outlines financial services overhaul with an eye on green finance boom

A view of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s headquarters in Singapore June 28, 2017. Picture taken June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SINGAPORE, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Singapore announced plans on Thursday to overhaul its financial services industry by 2025 in a bid to cement its … Read more

Car electrification unlikely to erase market for ethanol, says producer

A gas station worker fills up a car’s tank with ethanol in Cuiaba, Brazil, October 2, 2019. Picture taken October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Marcelo Teixeira/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) – The global movement by governments and automakers to boost electrification of cars does not mean … Read more

Netherlands warns against EU carbon market fundraising plan

A coal-fired power station scheduled to shut down is seen from a cemetery in As Pontes, Spain, February 8, 2022. Picture taken February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BRUSSELS, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The Netherlands has warned other European Union countries that an EU plan to … Read more

Brazil orders Apple to suspend iPhone sales without charger

A customer holds the new green color Apple iPhone 13 pro shortly after it went on sale inside the Apple Store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, March 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SAO PAULO, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Brazil’s government … Read more

G7 company emissions falling short of global climate goal, study shows

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register G7 corporates missing Paris Climate Agreement 1.5°C goal European companies on a 2.4°C warming trajectory in 2022 Germany, Italy and the Netherlands show the most progress Sept 6 (Reuters) – Companies in the Group of Seven (G7) economies are failing to meet Paris Climate Agreement objectives, … Read more

African leaders: Richer nations must pay more to prepare for climate change

European Council President Charles Michel shakes hands with Ghana’s President Nana Afuko Addo, as Senegal’s President Macky Sall walks past, after a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on France’s engagement in the Sahel region, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France, February 17, 2022. EPA-EFE/IAN LANGSDON/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE … Read more

China coal shares soar as investors bet economics trump emissions

Imported coal is seen lifted by cranes from a coal cargo ship at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SHANGHAI, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Investors are snapping up China’s coal stocks, betting the country’s urgency to revive economic growth will override … Read more