June 07, 2023

From sea to land, China aims to trap 2mln tonnes of carbon

China has taken a major step forward in delivering carbon neutrality after launching projects to capture carbon. The projects located on land and at sea will help the country reduce the release of nearly two million tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmos
June 07, 2023

UN controversial document sparks global debate on carbon offsets

A draft document to define a new global carbon market released last month by the United Nations elevated nature-based solutions like planting trees while downplaying the role of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) via machines or other forms of technology.
June 07, 2023

Ikea Adelaide store hosts Australia’s largest commercial microgrid

The Ikea Adelaide store now has Australia’s largest grid-connected commercial microgrid, which features a 1.2 MW rooftop solar system and a 3 MW/3.45 MWh energy storage system supported by Planet Ark Power’s eleXsys energy management system for surplus ex
June 02, 2023

Zimbabwe introduces stricter carbon credit regulations to combat greenwashing

Zimbabwe’s environment ministry plans to closely regulate voluntary carbon offset trading to curb greenwashing and ensure benefits go toward local communities.
May 31, 2023

Indonesia hopes to become regional carbon storage hub

The Indonesia Carbon Capture and Storage Center (ICCSC) was established on May 30 with hopes to help propel the country’s agenda to become a regional hub for carbon capture storage (CCS) solution.
May 30, 2023

U.S. House votes against tighter heavy-duty truck emissions regulations, White House to veto

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 221 to 203 on May 24 to repeal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations aiming to significantly reducing emissions that contribute to smog and soot from heavy-duty trucks.
May 29, 2023

Taiwan's EPA takes solid measures against greenwashing

Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) cautioned local businesses against "greenwashing," which falsely present businesses as environmentally friendly while neglecting negative effects such as greenhouse gas emissions.
May 26, 2023

California asks EPA to approve ban on sales of gas-powered cars by 2035

California is urging the Biden administration to approve its plan to mandate all new vehicles sold in the state by 2035 to be either electric or plug-in electric hybrids, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
May 23, 2023

G7 embraces LNG to shift away from Russian gas

The Group of Seven (G7) countries call on the need to ensure energy security through actions including natural gas investments, calling it a "temporary" step as they accelerate the phase-out of our dependency on Russian energy.
May 18, 2023

EPA proposes new greenhouse gas standards for US fossil fuel-fired plants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on May 11 proposed new limits on greenhouse gas emissions from coal- and gas-fired power plants, a move seeking to reduce pollutants and protect public health.