Shift to low-carbon economy would strand oil tankers — report
Demand for oil tankers could fall by more than a third in a world where global warming is limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a new analysis from Maritime Strategies International (MSI).
IEA coal-to-gas report sparks pushback
Transitioning from coal to gas-fired plants could prevent up to 1.2 billion tons of additional carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere in the short term, according to a new study from the International Energy Agency.
Report issues 'stark warning' about CCS, energy patents
As analysts warn that the world is set to miss long-term climate targets, the number of patents for technologies instrumental in slashing carbon emissions is on the decline, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Judge to PG&E: Own up to 'true extent' of Journal article
A federal judge in California has ordered PG&E Corp. to respond "paragraph-by-paragraph" to a Wall Street Journal story detailing the utility's knowledge of the safety risks posed by sections of its massive transmission system and its failure to make needed upgrades.
Inslee slams Mich. pipeline as climate 'threat'
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democratic presidential candidate, slammed Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 oil pipeline in Michigan yesterday, calling it a "clear and present threat to the health of the Great Lakes and our climate."