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Reducing methane emissions for climate change

An international push is needed to decrease methane emissions which can provide the most impactful way to limit near-term climate change says the International Energy Agency (IEA) in a newly released report.
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Hydrogen exploration to find a way to decarbonise glass making

A working group of Italian companies are collaborating on how to reduce carbon emissions in the energy-intensive glass making industry through the use of hydrogen.
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UNEP changing EA’s relationship with electric transport

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched an electric bike pilot on 2 March for the Karura Forest in Nairobi, presenting 49 electric bikes to Kenyan government officials and business leaders. The presentation was part...
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IEA warns methane emissions resurgence imminent

Global methane emissions from the oil and gas industry fell by about 10% in 2020 as producers slashed production. But, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns emission will rebound strongly without greater action from companies, policy makers and regulators.
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OUTA unimpressed by Eskom’s incomplete provision of information

Eskom has not provided all the technical information requested by OUTA in a PAIA application, asking for power system performance information
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Camden Power Station back up, but Eskom emissions continue

The 1,600MW coal-fired power plant in South Africa was shutdown for four months to relocate ash from an unsafe dam at the station.

Shell announces 2050 net zero plans – green groups suspicious

Shell plans include an ambition to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 “at the latest” from what the company terms scope 1 and 2 emissions.
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EV100 initiative sets target for 2030

According to the Climate Group’s first EV100 annual progress report, 31 companies have now joined the international initiative.

SA companies gets reprieve from new air pollution law

South African Environmental Affairs Minister, Edna Molewa, announced on Tuesday that several local firms have been awarded a reprieve for complying with the minimum emissions standards in terms of air quality laws, fin24 reported. Molewa...

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