Tag: gas emissions

    The shipping industry urges global governments to back ‘net-zero by 2050’ bid
    12 Oct 2021

    International Chamber of Shipping wants to expedite the transition to zero-carbon fuels, The National News reports. The global shipping industry has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century – but only if governments impose a mandatory levy on shipping fuel to fund the development of new low-carbon technology. The International Chamber of […]

    UAE-US plan to drive farming revolution set for launch, US agriculture chief says

    US Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack has said a US-UAE plan to fight hunger by driving research into new farming techniques was growing fast and would likely be launched at crucial climate talks in Glasgow starting next month. Mr. Vilsack said the number of countries involved in the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate had tripled […]

    O&G should focus on net-zero emissions: Al Tayer
    28 Sep 2021

    The oil and gas (O&G) industry needs to take ownership of one of its most significant challenges: the transition to net-zero emissions, said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of Dragon Oil, GD Online states. Active participation and support by all are called for, considering that 80% of world’s energy mix is currently from fossil fuels, […]

    Hamdan bin Mohammed opened Gastech 2021 Exhibition and Conference
    27 Sep 2021

    H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, opened Gastech, the world’s foremost exhibition and conference supporting the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry. Held under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness […]

    UAE Embassy in Vienna organizes seminar on climate change
    26 Sep 2021

    The UAE Embassy in Vienna organized a seminar entitled, “Climate Change Challenges and Initiatives,” which comes in line with the UAE’s keenness to support regional and international initiatives aimed at halting climate change by reducing emissions and increasing the efficiency of clean and renewable energy, as part of the launch of the National Climate Change […]

    Air Products and Baker Hughes to Collaborate on Global Hydrogen Projects
    13 Jun 2021

     Air Products, a global company in industrial gases and megaproject development, and Baker Hughes, a firm that develops advanced hydrogen compression and gas turbine technology, have announced a strategic global collaboration. Their aim is to develop next-generation hydrogen compression to lower the cost of production and accelerate the adoption of hydrogen as a zero-carbon fuel […]

    FAQ: A brief guide to climate change
    10 Jun 2021

    The climate is often compared to the weather, but there’s a difference between them. The weather changes every day – sometimes it rains, sometimes there’s heat or frost. And the climate is the nature of weather conditions over a long period for a large area. Throughout the history of the Earth, the climate has changed […]

    UN Secretary General has announced that the world is approaching climate disaster
    15 May 2021

    Earth’s temperature in 2020 reached a record high in 3 million years. Current commitments by countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are not enough to prevent a climate disaster, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres states. He said: “Last year was yet another unprecedented period of extreme weather and climate disasters. Carbon dioxide concentrations again rose […]