GHG

ONEOK Announces 30% Absolute Emissions Reduction Target by 2030

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:15pm

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced a companywide greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction target.

Key Points: 
  • TULSA, Okla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced a companywide greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction target.
  • The company expects to achieve an absolute 30% reduction, or 2.2 million metric tons (MMT), of its combined Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030, compared with 2019 base-year levels.
  • Scope 1 and 2 emissions represent ONEOK's total operational emissions, including direct emissions from company-operated sources and indirect emissions from the generation of purchased power.
  • A 30% reduction from 2019 levels would reduce emissions by 2.2 MMT CO2e by 2030.

PyroGenesis’ Subsidiary, Pyro Green-Gas, Selected to Supply $5Million (min.) Landfill Biogas Purification System

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 7:15pm

MONTREAL, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PyroGenesis Canada Inc. (http://pyrogenesis.com) (NASDAQ: PYR) (TSX: PYR) (FRA: 8PY), a high-tech Company (hereinafter referred to as the “Company” or “PyroGenesis”), that designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes advanced plasma processes and sustainable solutions to reduce greenhouse gases, today announces that Pyro Green-Gas, formerly known as AirScience Technologies Inc.(“AST”), a wholly owned subsidiary of PyroGenesis Canada Inc, has been selected to supply its landfill biogas purification system to Carbonaxion Bioénergies Inc., the promoter of GNR Neuville project, which is being developed at the environmental complex of the Régie régionale de gestion des matières résiduelles de Portneuf (“RRGMRP” or “The Régie”), located in Quebec Canada The Régie is a municipal organization that manages the residual materials of 24 municipalities.

Key Points: 
  • Carbonaxion then selected Pyro Green-Gas as the supplier of the biogas purification system.
  • Previously, the biogas produced from the decomposition of organic waste at the landfill was collected and destroyed by flaring.
  • Being chosen to supply this landfill gas purification equipment unit to Carbonaxion Bionergies represents further validation of the technology and its value proposition to our customers.
  • Pyro Green-Gas is also known for its line of landfill gas flares which reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions specifically from landfills.

A. O. Smith Offers New Analytical Tool to help States and Policymakers Decarbonize Buildings to Meet U.S. Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:53pm

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) today released details of a new analytical tool designed to help states, policymakers, utilities, installers and consumers by analyzing energy use data to help attain achievable solutions to meet greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals for the future.

Key Points: 
  • MILWAUKEE, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) today released details of a new analytical tool designed to help states, policymakers, utilities, installers and consumers by analyzing energy use data to help attain achievable solutions to meet greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals for the future.
  • In these policy scenarios, the analysis also identifies associated costs, training and education needs and incentive considerations.
  • A. O. Smith, a global manufacturer of water heaters, boilers, and water treatment products, has outlined recommendations for policymakers to drive building decarbonization.
  • According to Greene, consumer adoption of new space and water heating technologies and ultimately meeting greenhouse gas reduction goals will be driven by product affordability, lifestyle compatibility and incentives.

Marriott International Announces Ambition To Go Net-Zero

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:15pm

"Even as we navigate one of the industry's most difficult periods, we know this ambition will be a challenge.

Key Points: 
  • "Even as we navigate one of the industry's most difficult periods, we know this ambition will be a challenge.
  • We are proud to join companies and institutions around the world striving to tackle climate change and build a healthier, more sustainable world."
  • More details about Marriott International's environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts and Serve 360 can be found at Marriott.com/Serve360 .
  • Marriott International, Inc.(Nasdaq: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of roughly 7,800 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 138 countries and territories.

Sasol commits to net zero ambition by 2050, triples 2030 GHG emission reduction targets

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:43pm

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.

Key Points: 
  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.
  • The company is also introducing a scope 3 reduction target, for its Energy Business, off a 2019 baseline.
  • "In an uncertain future, this approach offers agility and enables us to pivot as cost effective mitigation levers become available.
  • Sasol targets to improve return on invested capital (ROIC) to between 12 and 15% in this period.

Sasol commits to net zero ambition by 2050, triples 2030 GHG emission reduction targets

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:32pm

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.

Key Points: 
  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.
  • The company is also introducing a scope 3 reduction target, for its Energy Business, off a 2019 baseline.
  • "In an uncertain future, this approach offers agility and enables us to pivot as cost effective mitigation levers become available.
  • Sasol targets to improve return on invested capital (ROIC) to between 12 and 15% in this period.

Reliable Green Steam from Vicinity Energy is Supporting Philadelphia’s Booming Life Sciences Scene

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

The agreement will enable the transition of The Curtis' office spaces into lab facilities to support the city's booming life sciences industry and attract world-class talent.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement will enable the transition of The Curtis' office spaces into lab facilities to support the city's booming life sciences industry and attract world-class talent.
  • As a current steam customer of Vicinitys, Keystone recognized the value of district energy in its scalability and ability to deliver the uninterrupted, low-carbon thermal energy required for tenant lab spaces.
  • With district energy, Keystone can increase its steam demand to support additional floors if needed, without any additional upfront capital investment.
  • Due to the sustainability of the district energy systems cogenerated steam, The Curtis will also receive carbon reduction benefits.

Restaurant Brands International Sets Science-Based Targets to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 50% by 2030 and Plans to Reach Net Zero by 2050

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

RBI will collaborate with franchisees and suppliers to pursue science-based targets (SBTs) for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • RBI will collaborate with franchisees and suppliers to pursue science-based targets (SBTs) for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2030.
  • These targets were approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and based on the SBTi Criteria and Recommendations .
  • In addition, RBI has set a target to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 or sooner.
  • The goals are part of the company's broader Restaurant Brands for Good strategy and seek to achieve business growth without emissions growth.

BD Joins the Race to Zero: Largest Alliance Dedicated to Achieving Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:50am

It calls for all members to pledge to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 by setting 1.5C science targets.

Key Points: 
  • It calls for all members to pledge to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 by setting 1.5C science targets.
  • The IPCC issued a report in 2021 that again emphasized the deadly effects of climate change and dire need to address it.
  • By signing the Business Ambition for 1.5C, BD also joins the Race to Zero, an international network of leaders from businesses, cities, regions and investors working towards zero carbon recovery.
  • By signing the Business Ambition for 1.5C commitment, BD has also committed to reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions in line with 1.5C emissions scenarios by 2050.

Western Sierra Resource Corporation Provides Update on Progress to Become a Multi-Project Natural Resource Company

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

The PCAOB registered accounting firm of BF Borgers CPA PC was engaged by the Company to audit its financial statements.

Key Points: 
  • The PCAOB registered accounting firm of BF Borgers CPA PC was engaged by the Company to audit its financial statements.
  • Planning and Engineering is underway for construction of processing and manufacturing facilities, (totaling 36,000 square feet) and affordable hemp-based homes.
  • About Western Sierra Resource Corporation:
    Founded in 1907, Western Sierra Resource Corporation (a Utah corporation), has 114-year history as gold and silver mining company with projects in Arizona, Nevada, California, and Mexico.
  • Actual results may differ materially from those predicted and any reported should not be considered an indication of future performance.