Carbon dioxide can be a valuable resource. Oil refineries are responsible for vast amounts of CO2 emissions. Some firms are transporting excess CO2 to commercial greenhouses, where it’s a nutrient for flowers and other plants.
In its IPO prospectus, oil giant Saudi Aramco acknowledged for the first time that oil demand could peak within the next 20 years. But experts suggest mankind will cut its addiction to crude sooner rather than later.
Africa emits less than 4% of global CO2 but struggles to provide electricity to half its population. Energy infrastructure built today could have massive impacts on future emissions and living standards.
Falling profits, nervous investors and now allegations of climate deception — can things get any worse for Exxon Mobil? DW's Sabrina Kessler in New York says the oil giant is now lurching toward the future.
Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight.
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