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Forget Paris: Russia Rejects Climate Change Plan After Business Uproar

The Climate Record

Russia’s largest companies have killed off plans to introduce individual emissions quotas and a carbon trading system.  The Russian government has drastically watered-down its new package of climate change legislation after push-back from the country’s leading businesses, the Kommersant business

https://www.netzerowatch.com/good-bye-paris-russia-rejects-climate-change-plan-after-business-uproar/

Forget Paris: India Slashes Plans For New Nuclear Reactors By Two-Thirds, Expanding Coal Instead

International News

India has decided to cut its planned nuclear power plant construction by two-thirds. This will further expand the country’s use of coal for electrical power generation The Financial Express, one of India’s major newspapers, reports that the Narendra Modi government, which had

https://www.netzerowatch.com/coal-boom-india-slashes-plans-for-new-nuclear-reactors-by-two-thirds/

Forget Paris: Global Fossil Fuel Consumption To Rise By 20% By 2040, BP Energy Outlook

Energy News

This year’s BP Energy Outlook is now out: https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/energy-outlook.html These are the highlights: The speed of the energy transition is uncertain and the new Outlook considers a range of scenarios. Its evolving transition (ET) scenario, which assumes that government policies,

https://www.netzerowatch.com/forget-paris-global-fossil-fuel-consumption-to-rise-by-20-by-2040-bp-energy-outlook/

Forget Paris: Greece Set To Win €1.75 Billion From EU Climate Scheme To Build Two Coal Plants

International News

Public funds from Europe’s carbon trading programme – set up to help poorer countries reduce emissions – will help build two plants that will emit about 7m tonnes of CO2 a year Greece appears on track to win access to a

https://www.netzerowatch.com/greece-set-to-win-e1-75-billion-from-eu-climate-scheme-to-build-two-coal-plants/