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  • [New] Industrialized economies such as Germany and the United States hope that by paying to keep emissions low in poorer countries the global targets can be achieved, even if rich nations emit more.
  • [New] The wind farm, which is delivering clean electricity to power the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, is expected to generate about 1.088 TWh annually, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by about 442,600 tonnes and saving about 346,000 tonnes of standard coal. Offshore Wind
  • [New] Together with state and territory government actions and the rapid reduction in the price of solar and renewable energy, Australia can easily achieve a 50% reduction in emissions by 2030. 7News
  • [New] If Canada is going to have any hope of meeting its target of net zero emissions by 2050, it's going to have to double its capacity to produce emissions-free electricity. National Post
  • [New] China has set new ambitious national determined contributions (NDC) target to reach the peak of CO 2 emissions by 2030, and strive to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. Science Direct
  • [New] Other projects include $2 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a copper-based catalyst that will be used to reduce methane emissions from coal mines.
  • [New] The use of proven ABB technology will allow GSW to save energy and reduce its carbon emissions through increased efficiencies. Machinery Market
  • [New] Although sub-Saharan Africa is the lowest contributor to global emissions, it will likely be hit hardest by the impacts of climate change - from rising temperatures to extreme and destructive weather events. Center for Global Development
  • [New] The ZEV Program directs light duty vehicle manufacturers to increasingly sell zero emission vehicles in Washington and starting in 2024, will result in zero emission vehicles making up 8% of all light duty vehicle sales. Electric Trucks Now
  • [New] The City of London will use the research to design policy interventions to cut consumption-based emissions from food. IISD
  • [New] The number of countries with self-testing policies in place has increased by nearly 15-fold since 2015, with an estimated 192 million self-tests needed to cover low- and middle-income countries by 2025. PSI
  • [New] Blacklane is pursuing dedicated activities to reduce its emissions, including: - A target of 75% of rides done in electric vehicles by 2025. Trade Arabia
  • [New] There is no gas shortfall and soon, there will be no market for dirty Australian gas as the world moves to renewable energy, with some of Australia's biggest gas customers setting binding emissions reduction targets. Greenpeace Australia Pacific
  • [New] China is targeting a peak in emissions by 2030, which many analysts say is much too late if the world is to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels, the Paris agreement target that was the focus of the Cop 26 talks. The Guardian
  • [New] Development of a long-duration energy-storage market would enable the energy system to function smoothly with a large share of power coming from renewables and would make a substantial contribution to decarbonizing the power sector fully by 2040. McKinsey & Company
  • [New] The ExxonMobil team plans to invest $15 billion between now and 2027 in lower-emission projects, which will include work to further cut emissions as well as projects to grow its low-carbon businesses such as carbon capture and storage, hydrogen, and biofuels. Oil & Gas Journal
  • [New] Over 13.7 million metric tons of carbon emissions will be avoided each year - the equivalent of taking nearly 3 million cars off the road in the U.S. each year. US About Amazon
  • [New] NICD has been conducting a large-scale research project on Long COVID to better characterize its prevalence and risk factors in South Africa and fill a knowledge gap in low- and middle-income countries and in Africa.
  • [New] The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative tripled its assets under management as 43 new investor signatories commit to working together with clients to achieve 2030 emissions reduction targets and reach net zero by 2050 or sooner. Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change
  • [New] There is rising concern that greenhouse gas emissions from waste incineration and stagnating recycling rates could hinder the UK's chances of reaching net zero by 2050. Eventbrite

Last updated: 05 December 2021