Fossil fuel investment
Planned $4.9tn oil and gas investment ‘not compatible with climate goals’

Global Witness suggests any extraction of new oil and gas reserves will see the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C goal be surpassed

CCUS ‘crucial to driving global decarbonisation agenda’

The head of the Organising Committee of the World Energy Congress believes the utilisation of carbon is an area that needs development

Sweden ‘leading the way towards a low carbon future’

It is the second lowest carbon intensive economy among all member countries that are part of the International Energy Agency

Court ruling
Friends of the Earth takes Shell to court

The environmental group claims it wants to force the energy giant ‘to cease its destruction of the climate’

Iron ore granules
Project to clean up iron and steel production moves forward

An industry partnership made up of LKAB, SSAB and Vattenfall is building a biofuel-fired iron ore pellet plant as part of the scheme

Arctic landscape
President Trump’s order to reopen Arctic to oil drilling was ‘unlawful’

The current US President attempted to overrule a ban brought in by Barack Obama prohibiting offshore drilling in the region

US fossil fuels
‘Most Americans support drastically reducing fossil fuel use’

According to a new poll, many US citizens believe this would be a good way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change

Renewables vs fossil fuels
Local renewables in the US ‘make more financial sense than coal’

A new report suggests three-quarters of US coal-fired generation could be replaced with local wind or solar power at cheaper cost to the consumer

Flag of Finland
Finland has banned coal as an energy source from 2029

From this date onwards, the country will only use coal in an emergency

Oil and gas business
Oil and gas execs ‘still incentivised to pursue growth, despite climate concerns’

Carbon Tracker suggests this is inconsistent with a focus on shareholder value in a world trying to phase out petrochemicals