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Corporate climate commitments are improving, but the worst offenders are doing the least

Jose A. Bernat Bacete | Moment | Getty Images The vast majority of Americans support both corporate transparency on climate as well as federal requirements for corporations to disclose their climate data, from emissions to emission reductions to sustainability programs and climate commitments. But although many corporations are improving on these pledges, some sectors are […]

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Science

Canada’s oil and gas companies failing to meet environment commitments: report | Globalnews.ca

Most of Canada’s oilsands producers have made little progress on their goal to decarbonize the sector despite historically high profits and low capital expenditures, a new report said. A report from the Pembina Institute said little has been done by members of the Pathways Alliance, an industry group that accounts for 95 per cent of […]

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Environment commitments not met by Canada’s oil and gas companies, new report shows

Most of Canada’s oilsands producers have made little progress on their goal to decarbonize the sector despite historically high profits and low capital expenditures, a new report said. Most of Canada’s oilsands producers have made little progress on their goal to decarbonize the sector despite historically high profits and low capital expenditures, a new report […]

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Environment commitments not met by Canada’s energy companies: Report – BNN Bloomberg

A new report said most of Canada’s oilsands producers have made little progress on their goal to decarbonize the sector despite historically high profits and low capital expenditures.  A report from the Pembina Institute said little has been done by members of the Pathways Alliance, an industry group that accounts for 95 per cent of […]

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UK

Norway open to gas price caps

NEW YORK — Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre says his country is open to the previously unthinkable step of imposing price caps on gas to rein in Europe’s energy crisis. As political leaders, activists and philanthropists piled on the pressure Wednesday to act to limit climate change at U.N. General Assembly events, Støre told POLITICO […]

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Porsche IPO draws commitments from Red Bull founder, Norway fund

Volkswagen AG has lined up commitments from anchor investors including the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund as it pushes ahead with a listing of its Porsche AG unit, people with knowledge of the matter said. Norges Bank Investment Management and Dietrich Mateschitz, the billionaire founder of energy drink brand Red Bull, have agreed to buy stock […]

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World

Europe’s powers gave Ukraine no new military pledges in July, data shows

Throughout all of July, Europe’s six largest countries offered Ukraine no new bilateral military commitments, according to new data — the first month that had happened since Russia invaded in February. The revelation is a sign that despite historic shifts in European defense policy — which have seen once reluctant countries like France and Germany […]

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Sports

Lewis Hamilton had to turn down part in Top Gun with Tom Cruise due to F1 commitments

The seven-time world champion was offered a part as a pilot, but Hamilton said he had to decline it due to the clash of schedules; “I’m a perfectionist. There just wasn’t time,” Hamilton said Last Updated: 08/08/22 11:59pm Tom Cruise and Lewis Hamilton are good friends but the Mercedes driver’s schedule prevented them from linking […]

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Ukraine loses its best friend Boris. What happens next?

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — In capital cities across Europe, politicians have largely celebrated the downfall of Boris Johnson. Not so in Kyiv.  While long-standing protocols mean closely-allied governments rarely comment when a fellow leader loses power, in war-torn Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy immediately broke with tradition to voice deep sadness […]

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UK

UK under pressure from Europe over deletion of abortion commitments

The UK government is coming under growing pressure from European countries and human rights groups to explain why commitments to abortion and sexual health rights have been removed from an official statement on gender equality. Norway and Denmark have approached the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) “to protest against the substantive changes” that were […]