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- The conclusion of an article in the Financial Times the other day was that there was only one way to explain three recent major bets by Royal Dutch Shell, including its 7 billion dollar bet (and counting) on Arctic Oil: the company must know something we don’t because objectively these plays don’t make a lot...
Continue reading 'Shell’s big bets – a sign of desperate times?'.
- If there is one name synonymous with climate science it is Dr. James Hansen, seen as the Godfather of the science. It was Hansen, the former NASA scientist, who famously told Congress back in 1988 to “stop waffling” because “the greenhouse effect is here and is affecting our climate now.”
- Timing, they say is, everything. Canada’s Premiers are currently meeting at their annual summer gathering to discuss the so-called “Canadian Energy Strategy,” which will dictate the country's energy strategy for years to come.
- Canadian premiers are meeting this week to discuss the so-called Canadian Energy Strategy – an effort by Canadian provinces and territories to come up with a united front on energy in Canada.
- As much of the world is pre-occupied with the Greek financial crisis, oil giant Shell is quietly carrying on with its plans to drill in the Arctic.
- There are usually clear signals if you find yourself driving towards a cliff. Presumably the smooth paved road you were driving on ends and turns into a less-travelled gravel road, from there, chances are dirt starts to take over where gravel is no longer hauled in. As you get closer to the cliff, lets be...
Continue reading 'Signs, signs, everywhere the signs '.
- As another round of UN climate negotiations wraps up today in Bonn, expectations are taking shape for the end of the year Paris conference where countries will have yet another chance to prove they are ready to take on one of the world’s greatest challenges. Nobody (with the possible exceptions of Canada, Australia, and Japan...
Continue reading '#StopFundingFossils'.
- - By Greg Muttit and Hannah McKinnon Last week, six European oil companies declared their apparent conversion to the climate cause. To much fanfare, Shell, BP, Total, Eni, Statoil and BG committed to being part of a constructive solution on climate change, asked for a formal role in international climate negotiations, and called for governments...
Continue reading 'Kick Big Polluters out of the climate talks'.
- The front pages of many of this morning’s newspapers reflect the ground-breaking pledge by the Group of Seven industrial powers, known as the G7, to decarbonise the global economy by the end of the century.
- Later today, senior executives at Chevron will face a barrage of questions concerning climate change, including one whose intention is to "rock the boat."
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