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  • [New] The Ineos hydrogen business will have its headquarters in the UK and aims to build capacity to produce hydrogen across its network of sites in Europe, in addition to partner sites where hydrogen can accelerate decarbonisation of energy. MSN
  • [New] In what will be Europe's largest ever investment in electrolysis projects to make green hydrogen with the potential to transform zero carbon hydrogen production, chemical giant Ineos is to invest around £1.69bn in green hydrogen production. MSN
  • [New] As a direct result of San Francisco's innovative policies and initiatives, the State legislature in 2016 passed Senate Bill 1383, which requires all jurisdictions to provide organic collection services to residents and businesses by 2022, among other policies to reduce methane emissions. sfmayor.org
  • [New] TfL plan to support the transition to electric vehicles by supporting the delivery of electric vehicle charging infrastructure across London by working with boroughs and the Office for Zero-Emission Vehicles. Air Quality News
  • [New] S&P Global Ratings last month estimated that developers it rates are due to redeem 480 billion yuan in domestic and offshore bonds over 2022, equal to almost a fourth of their free cash reserves. Nikkei Asia
  • [New] JCB's hydrogen technology will be next on show in the Green Zone at COP26 in Glasgow as world leaders debate measures to drastically reduce CO emissions at the end of the month. Machinery Market
  • [New] Success in Glasgow could help bend the curve of carbon emissions downward, offering a path towards slowing the pace of climate change. Forbes
  • [New] JD Logistics will invest RMB 1 billion yuan in its green supply chain project Green Stream Initiative and expects the carbon efficiency to be increased by 35% within five years. Retail Technology Innovation Hub
  • [New] Poorer countries with low emissions could increase their emissions and still be within the Paris limit. Quartz
  • [New] Canada, like the United States, has a goal of net zero emissions of greenhouse gases across its economy by 2050. Successful Farming
  • [New] Japan could achieve its 2050 goal as ammonia and hydrogen are expected to become carbon-free fuels for thermal power and Japan's ultimate weapon on the road to carbon neutrality. Reuters
  • [New] Several states, including New South Wales, have committed to net zero by 2050 and more immediate emission reductions that go beyond the 26 to 28% cut that Australia promised with the Paris climate agreement. The New York Times
  • [New] China, along with India - the world's fourth-largest emitter - are incorporating more renewable and low-carbon sources of energy, the NIE says, but several factors will limit their displacement of coal. Washington Post
  • [New] The world will be unable to meet its zero-carbon targets without the introduction of green hydrogen solutions. Mining Weekly
  • [New] Despite geographic and financial resource advantages, the United States and partners face hard and costly challenges that will become more difficult to manage without concerted efforts to reduce emissions and cap warming. Director of National Intelligence
  • [New] The Net Zero by 2050 roadmap launched by IEA In May in 2021 demonstrates clearly that low-carbon hydrogen is an indispensable contributor to a net-zero energy system, in addition to green electrification and other low-carbon technologies. illuminem.com
  • [New] The growing number of commitments to net-zero emissions in 2050 by both governments and companies is an important driving factor explaining the hydrogen boost. illuminem.com
  • [New] The UK's share of international aviation and shipping emissions, which will be formally included in its climate targets for the first time as of the sixth carbon budget, are not expected to change significantly in the near future. Carbon Brief
  • [New] In too many sectors, greenhouse gas emissions are still closely coupled with activity and output, a connection that will need to be broken in order for Ireland to meet the Climate Act target or the increased EU 'fit for 55' ambition. Thurles Information
  • [New] All of the world's nations would have to drastically cut their fossil-fuel use over the next three decades until they are no longer adding any greenhouse gases to the atmosphere by 2050, essentially achieving net zero emissions. The New York Times
  • [New] The world should achieve global carbon neutrality by 2050 for a 50% chance of limiting global heating to 1.5 C - the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. Climate Home
  • [New] Maritime shipping, like all sectors of the global economy, needs to decarbonise rapidly if we are to solve the climate crisis, and multinational companies will be key actors in catalysing a clean energy transition in shipping. Drapers

Last updated: 24 October 2021


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