Global packaging company Sonoco announced that it reduced water usage by 1.7% and greenhouse gas emissions by 3.2% over the past year. The company says that since 2009, it has reduced normalized greenhouse gas emissions by 27% and water usage by 40.3%. Sonoco says it is one of the largest … Read more »
The steel sector is facing significant financial losses from future climate regulation: the top 20 steel giants could see a potential loss of 14% of their value by 2040, according to a new report from CDP. In order to reduce emissions at the rate required to keep global warming below … Read more »
Twenty-seven companies – including AstraZeneca, Royal DSM and Unilever – have responded to a call to action from the UN to step up their sustainability efforts, committing to reducing emissions further and setting science-based targets aligned with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. In its call to action … Read more »
Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a measure for cutting greenhouse gases, requiring an 85% reduction from 1990 levels over the next three decades and a carbon-free electric system by 2040, making it one of — if not the— most ambitious climate bill in the nation. … Read more »
Emissions resulting from federal oil and gas lease sales sold between January 2017 and April 2019 could produce 4.7 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, according to a new report from The Wilderness Society. At the current pace of leasing, emissions from the production and combustion of fossil fuels … Read more »
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