Articles tagged with "#Climate Risk"

المقالات الموسومة بـ "#Climate Risk"

African crude

Intercepted stolen Nigerian crude sparks environmental concern

Security operatives set ablaze a vessel with 800,000 litres of stolen Nigerian crude oil, sparking environmental concerns.

Macquarie Bank

Macquarie Group slammed over oil and gas investments

One of Australia’s largest banks, the Macquarie Group, has been criticised for its investments in oil and gas producing assets.

LNG conference seen as “branding” exercise

With climate disasters ravaging much of North America, the world’s largest LNG conference took place in Vancouver in mid-July. Some protested as gas companies announced deals to expand LNG.

Rio Grande LNG receives final investment decision

The massive gas export facility Rio Grande LNG includes the largest greenfield project financing deal in U.S. history, but the export terminal threatens the Texas coast and will lock in climate pollution for years to come.

Dangote Refinery

Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery launches, net zero in jeopardy

Following the launch of the Dangote Refinery, aimed at making Nigeria become a petroleum exporter, experts have raised concerns over possible drawbacks on net zero goals and its environmental impact on residents.

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U.S. Senate Committee probes insurance giants for climate risk

As insurance companies withdraw from disaster-prone areas, a Senate Committee sent a sharply-worded letter to seven insurance companies, accusing them of insuring fossil fuel projects and contributing to climate risk and a crisis that is now putting financial pressure on their own industry.

Mountain Valley Pipeline

U.S. okays Mountain Valley Pipeline in unprecedented move

Debt negotiations resulted in the approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, an unusual move that shows a “failure of governance” and “a lack of integrity in the whole process,” according to critics.

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Many large firms not disclosing environmental impact: CDP

A campaign to pressure major companies worldwide to reveal their environmental impact says that 1,600 companies, including ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco, are still not disclosing enough info to investors.

chile green hydrogen

Chile green hydrogen lag pits birds vs blades

Southern Chile’s green hydrogen development has exposed the challenges in harmonising new energy sources with local communities and fauna.

gas stove pollution

San Francisco bans gas furnaces, gas stove pollution still a risk

The electrification movement gains momentum with a new regional ban on gas appliances, but toxic gas stove pollution remains a health and climate hazard.

methane pollution from LNG

Coastal Louisiana LNG buildout continues

Despite chronic air pollution and equipment malfunctions from an LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, more projects are moving forward.

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Louisiana LNG terminals spread pollution on local districts

A new report finds that two large Louisiana LNG export facilities are flaring constantly and under-reporting their emissions. At the same time, many more projects are on the drawing board.

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New UK LNG tie-up with U.S. raises questions

Is a new UK LNG partnership with the U.S. worth the paper it is written on?

Woodside faces new legal climate challenge at Scarborough

The Australian Conservation Foundation claims that the offshore Scarborough gas field will have a detrimental impact on the Great Barrier Reef by adding wide-scale coral bleaching.

Gas stoves leak hazardous pollutants – Harvard study

A new study has identified toxic pollutants in unburned gas leaking from stoves, raising questions about health impacts.