Sustainability: “China plans more nuanced anti-coal pollution measures in 2019” – ministry

Sustainability: “China plans more nuanced anti-coal pollution measures in 2019” – ministry

China will adopt more efficient and targeted measures during its campaign against pollution next year, but will not relax the targets or ease the crackdown on violators, the environment ministry said in a statement on Monday night. The push for new measures follows an annual meeting of top leaders last week which noted that the world’s second-largest economy is facing downward pressures. “We will coordinate environmental protection with economic development and avoid simple and brutal…

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Sustainability: Zambezia Communities & companies on a collision course due to social benefits

Sustainability: Zambezia Communities & companies on a collision course due to social benefits

The residents of Gilé are on a collision course with the mining companies and the government over the non-fulfilment of social responsibility measures accompanying the exercise of mining rights.

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Sustainability: “Losing licence to operate new and biggest threat to miners” – EY

Sustainability: “Losing licence to operate new and biggest threat to miners” – EY

Mining companies across the globe now consider the risk of losing their licence to operate as the biggest risk to their businesses in the next two years, a new study shows. According to the 11th annual EY survey of 250 executives, the topic was listed sixth in the list of the ten major risks facing mining and metals firm in 2019-2020. Other challenges listed by the participants were rising nationalism, changing community perceptions of mining operations…

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Sustainability: “S.Africa coal belt among world’s pollution hotspots” – Greenpeace

Sustainability: “S.Africa coal belt among world’s pollution hotspots” – Greenpeace

South Africa’s eastern Mpumalanga province has the most polluting cluster of coal-fired power stations in the world producing record levels of nitrogen dioxide, a report by environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Monday.

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Sustainability: ExxonMobil to Join Oil and Gas Climate Initiative

Sustainability: ExxonMobil to Join Oil and Gas Climate Initiative

ExxonMobil today said it will join the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), a voluntary initiative representing 13 of the world’s largest oil and gas producers working collaboratively toward solutions to mitigate the risks of climate change.

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Market Analysis: Gas needs to work for its long-term sustainability

Market Analysis: Gas needs to work for its long-term sustainability

The mood music is upbeat.  Just 18 months ago the liquefied natural gas (LNG)  market was depressed, anticipating an extended period of oversupply. But things haven’t played out quite like that, and prices have staged a strong recovery.

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Sustainability: Mozambique among Countries at Risk as Temperature Soars

A study on Monday, July 16, has shown that more than a billion people, including Mozambicans, are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures.

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Sustainability: ExxonMobil Announces Greenhouse Gas Reduction Measures

ExxonMobil today announced greenhouse gas reduction measures that are expected to lead to significant improvements in emissions performance by 2020, including a 15 percent decrease in methane emissions and a 25 percent reduction in flaring. The company also announced its intention to improve its industry-leading energy efficiency in refining and chemical manufacturing facilities.

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