Carbon Management

Shell shareholders reject emissions target proposal

THE HAGUE (Reuters) — Royal Dutch Shell shareholders on Tuesday widely rejected a proposal by an environmental group calling for the oil company to set and publish annual targets to reduce carbon emissions.

Investors to press Shell over climate pay policy small print

LONDON (Reuters) -- Investors are pushing oil giant Royal Dutch Shell to explain the finer details of its plan to link executives' bonus pay to lowering carbon emissions, urging more transparency as the world shifts away from fossil fuels.

Trump’s climate dilemma: Will US remain in the Paris Accord?

Smith, Ashley, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson signed an agreement at a meeting of the Arctic nations Thursday, recognizing the Paris climate accord. With the signing of this agreement, what does that say about the administration’s stand on the Paris accord, and will the President decide the US should stay in it?

US judge approves Volkswagen 3.0 liter, Bosch diesel settlements

(Reuters) -- A federal judge on Thursday granted final approval on an agreement for Volkswagen AG to pay at least $1.22 B to fix or buy back 80,000 3.0-liter vehicles in the United States linked to the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

Tillerson gives nod at Arctic meet to climate change action

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) -- US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement recognizing the landmark Paris climate accord at a meeting of Arctic nations in Alaska on Thursday, but said President Donald Trump was not rushing to decide whether to leave or weaken US commitments to the pact.

German minister to try to persuade US to remain in climate pact

BERLIN (Reuters) -- German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said on Tuesday she would seek to convince the administration of US President Donald Trump to remain part of the Paris Climate Agreement during her trip to the United States later this month.

Aker Solutions awarded carbon capture study contracts from Yara, Norcem

Aker Solutions won strategically important contracts for concept studies for carbon capture at Yara's ammonia plant on Herøya and Norcem's cement production facility in Brevik, Norway.

Britain loses case to delay submission of air pollution plan

LONDON (Reuters) -- The British government has failed in a legal bid to delay the publication of its plan to tackle air pollution until after the general election on June 8.

Republican lawmakers urge Trump to weaken Paris climate pact pledge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A group of nine Republican lawmakers urged President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the 2015 Paris climate agreement but to reduce its pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions, as Trump advisors were set on Thursday to discuss whether to leave the pact.

State prosecutors urge Trump not to withdraw from Paris accord

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming.