Germany and California combine their efforts in achieving climate goals

13/06/2017 10:21 Renewable


Germany will cooperate with California on climate change goals after the U.S. President Donald Trump's decision earlier this month to withdraw from the 2015 Paris agreement, which was condemned by world leaders and many in the industry. 

Germany and California will jointly support the work of the "Under 2 Coalition" climate group, according to German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks.


The "Under 2 Coalition" includes cities, regional governments, and states heading towards net-zero emissions 2050.
California Governor Edmund Brown's agreement with Germany came just days after he met with leaders in Beijing to expand his state’s climate partnership with China. 

Poland aims to develop renewables and shake off coal-dependency stereotypes

23/11/2017 15:23:00

Poland has been continuously enhancing its share of green energies with the aim to decarbonize its economy, challenging stereotypes that describe it as the coal-dependent on Europe. Nevertheless, the development of renewable technologies looks to have reduced since the 2015 peak.


Eight energy companies promise methane cuts from natural gas

23/11/2017 14:21:00

BP, ExxonMobil, Shell, Statoil and Total are among eight energy firms that inked the Guiding Principles document to further cut methane emissions from their natural gas assets.


UK budget tax modifications can save millions in oil and gas

23/11/2017 13:39:00

The trade association for the oil and gas industry has declared that the Autumn Budget could save millions of pounds by presenting a tax change to postpone the decommissioning of older energy fields.