Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en Boeing, Chinese Firm to Turn 'Gutter Oil' into Jet Fuel http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The two companies estimate that waste oil in China could yield 500 million gallons of biofuel annually.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/boeing-chinese-firm-turn-gutter-oil-jet-fuel#comments Environment News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:59:00 +0000 151341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright, Justin Sullivan, Getty Images</em></p> Lego to Drop Shell Partnership, Bowing to Greenpeace Pressure http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lego-drop-shell-partnership-bowing-greenpeace-pressure <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"We do not want to be part of Greenpeace's campaign," Lego chief executive Joergen Vig Knudstorp said about the company's decision to stop the multimillion dollar marketing deal with Shell. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lego-drop-shell-partnership-bowing-greenpeace-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lego-drop-shell-partnership-bowing-greenpeace-pressure#comments Companies & Executives Environment Global Economy Leadership News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:59:00 +0000 150411 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Will Canada Meet Its 2020 Target to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Not Likely http://www.industryweek.com/environment/will-canada-meet-its-2020-target-cut-greenhouse-gas-emissions-not-likely <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Canadian oil and gas sector's contribution to national emissions is forecast to rise to 200 megatonnes by 2020. This is 27 megatonnes more than in 2012 and a larger increase than any other sector. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/will-canada-meet-its-2020-target-cut-greenhouse-gas-emissions-not-likely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/will-canada-meet-its-2020-target-cut-greenhouse-gas-emissions-not-likely#comments Environment Global Economy News Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:02:00 +0000 150331 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock The 100 Percent Solution http://www.industryweek.com/none/global-manufacturer-100-percent-solution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div> Business leaders increasingly are coming to the same conclusion -- it's time to tie the knot with renewable energy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/none/global-manufacturer-100-percent-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/none/global-manufacturer-100-percent-solution#comments Corporate Responsibility Environment Supplier Relationships Global Economy Gold News Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:40:00 +0000 149581 at http://www.industryweek.com United Nations Daimler Must Use Environmentally Responsible Car Coolant or Face EU Court http://www.industryweek.com/environment/daimler-must-use-environmentally-responsible-car-coolant-or-face-eu-court <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Since last year, EU norms demand that car makers use a refrigerant called R1234yf on the grounds that it produces far less greenhouse gases than older coolants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/daimler-must-use-environmentally-responsible-car-coolant-or-face-eu-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/daimler-must-use-environmentally-responsible-car-coolant-or-face-eu-court#comments Environment News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:05:00 +0000 149341 at http://www.industryweek.com Turning Climate Summit Words into Action http://www.industryweek.com/environment/turning-climate-summit-words-action <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The UN is seeking to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-Industrial Revolution levels -- but scientists say on current trends, the global average could reach twice that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/turning-climate-summit-words-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/turning-climate-summit-words-action#comments Environment News Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:08:00 +0000 149091 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Andrew Burton</em></p> <div> <em>Getting Images News</em></div> Fossil Fuels Taking Hit from Investors, Companies on Heels of Climate Summit http://www.industryweek.com/environment/fossil-fuels-taking-hit-investors-companies-heels-climate-summit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rockefeller Brothers Fund, which manages $860 million, is now one of 180 institutions and local governments and 654 individuals who have so far pledged to cut investments in 200 coal, oil and gas producers from their asset holdings. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/fossil-fuels-taking-hit-investors-companies-heels-climate-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/fossil-fuels-taking-hit-investors-companies-heels-climate-summit#comments Environment News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:27:00 +0000 148861 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Andrew Berman</em></p> <div> <em>Getty News Images</em></div> Study Says Faulty Gas Wells to Blame in Fracking Water Contamination http://www.industryweek.com/environment/study-says-faulty-gas-wells-blame-fracking-water-contamination <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examined eight clusters of contaminated wells near fracking operations in Texas and Pennsylvania.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/study-says-faulty-gas-wells-blame-fracking-water-contamination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/study-says-faulty-gas-wells-blame-fracking-water-contamination#comments Energy Environment Global Economy News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:27:00 +0000 148301 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Equipment used for the extraction of natural gas is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pa.</p> Spencer Platt, Getty Images 'Alarm Bells' as Greenhouse Gases Hit New High: UN http://www.industryweek.com/environment/alarm-bells-greenhouse-gases-hit-new-high-un <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Especially worrying, the UN said, was the sharp rise in CO2, by far the main culprit in global warming, to 396 parts per million in the atmosphere last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/alarm-bells-greenhouse-gases-hit-new-high-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/alarm-bells-greenhouse-gases-hit-new-high-un#comments Environment News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:08:00 +0000 147701 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Sean Gallup</em></p> <p><em>Getty Images News</em></p> Indonesia Passes Law to Tap Volcano Power http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-passes-law-tap-volcano-power <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Indonesia is home to some 130 volcanoes and is estimated to hold about 40% of the world's geothermal potential, yet it produces only a tiny fraction of its energy by converting underground heat into electricity, and lags far behind others such as the United States and the Philippines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-passes-law-tap-volcano-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-passes-law-tap-volcano-power#comments Energy Environment Global Economy Technology News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:22:00 +0000 146441 at http://www.industryweek.com Ulet Ifansasti, Getty Images