Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en US Appeals Court Orders Ecuador to Pay $96 Million to Chevron http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-appeals-court-orders-ecuador-pay-96-million-chevron <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The court thus upheld the previous decision of the D.C. federal court and validated the finding of a three-member tribunal based at The Hague.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-appeals-court-orders-ecuador-pay-96-million-chevron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-appeals-court-orders-ecuador-pay-96-million-chevron#comments Companies & Executives Environment Global Economy The Latest Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:12:00 +0000 173481 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images Obama Announces New Rules to Fight Carbon Pollution http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/obama-announces-new-rules-fight-carbon-pollution <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Stating that we have a &ldquo;moral obligation to leave our children a planet that&rsquo;s not polluted or damaged,&rdquo; the Obama administration today announced a Clean Power Plan that will lower carbon pollution from U.S. power plants by 32% by 2030. The final target is 9% stricter than the proposed ruled, but provides more time and more flexibility for states to comply with new emissions limits.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/obama-announces-new-rules-fight-carbon-pollution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/obama-announces-new-rules-fight-carbon-pollution#comments Environment Regulations The Latest Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:12:00 +0000 173311 at http://www.industryweek.com White House Announces New Corporate Efforts to Fight Climate Change http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-new-corporate-efforts-fight-climate-change <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Apple, General Motors and other companies enlist in White House effort to fight climate change.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-new-corporate-efforts-fight-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-new-corporate-efforts-fight-climate-change#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:48:00 +0000 172611 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Thirteen companies today announce new steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adopt renewable energy sources. EPA reports the combustion of fossil fuels to generate electricity is the largest single source of CO2 emissions in the United States.</p> Scott Olson/Getty Images Two English Mining Companies Plan for Job Cuts http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/two-english-mining-companies-plan-job-cuts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the wake of falling metals prices, Anglo American and Lonmin announce future cuts that will reduce their workforce by a combined 12,000 employees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/two-english-mining-companies-plan-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/two-english-mining-companies-plan-job-cuts#comments Environment Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Trade The Latest Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:33:00 +0000 172511 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Two men walk through a mine dump in Johannesburg, South Africa.</p> Christopher Furlong, Getty Images Swedish Energy Group Vattenfall Announces $4 Billion Value Drop http://www.industryweek.com/energy/swedish-energy-group-vattenfall-announces-4-billion-value-drop <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The energy group reported second-quarter losses that approached $3 billion, and bumped up the shuttering of two nuclear reactors from 2025 to 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/swedish-energy-group-vattenfall-announces-4-billion-value-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/swedish-energy-group-vattenfall-announces-4-billion-value-drop#comments Budgeting & Reporting Energy Environment The Latest Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:14:00 +0000 172091 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images China's Geely Invests in Iceland Methanol Factory http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/chinas-geely-invests-iceland-methanol-factory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Geely sees methanol as a replacement for gasoline in its automobiles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/chinas-geely-invests-iceland-methanol-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/chinas-geely-invests-iceland-methanol-factory#comments Companies & Executives Energy Environment The Latest Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:06:00 +0000 171041 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images Barriers Identified in Manufacturing’s Drive for Energy Efficiency http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/barriers-identified-manufacturing-s-drive-energy-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In 2012, manufacturers consumed 24% of all the energy used in the United States. No sector of the economy has more to gain from using energy resources more efficiently, but progress on energy efficiency faces a bevy of obstacles, according to a new report from the Department of Energy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/barriers-identified-manufacturing-s-drive-energy-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/barriers-identified-manufacturing-s-drive-energy-efficiency#comments Energy Management Energy Environment Public Policy The Latest Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:15:00 +0000 170541 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Cummins&#39; participation in DOE&#39;s Better Buildings, Better Plants program included strategic infrastructure and equipment upgrades at its Jamestown Engine Plant in New York that are expected to save 250 million BTUs and $1.4 million in energy costs.</p> Cummins Inc. Airbus, Boeing Announce $20 Billion in Orders as Paris Air Show Takes Off http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/airbus-boeing-announce-20-billion-orders-paris-air-show-takes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the aircraft making their debuts at the show, which will open to the public Friday, will be new versions of Airbus' all-electric prototype, the E-Fan, and its cleaner, quieter civilian helicopter, the H160.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/airbus-boeing-announce-20-billion-orders-paris-air-show-takes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/airbus-boeing-announce-20-billion-orders-paris-air-show-takes#comments Environment Safety Transportation The Latest Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:19:00 +0000 169701 at http://www.industryweek.com Joe Raedle, Getty Images NAM Survey Finds Manufacturing Optimism Wanes as Demand Dampens http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/nam-survey-finds-manufacturing-optimism-wanes-demand-dampens <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NAM's new Manufacturing Outlook Index points to slower growth as manufacturers deal with a stronger U.S. dollar, the West Coast ports slowdown, lower crude oil prices and a cautious consumer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/nam-survey-finds-manufacturing-optimism-wanes-demand-dampens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/nam-survey-finds-manufacturing-optimism-wanes-demand-dampens#comments Environment Legislation Regulations Trade Global Economy Workforce The Latest Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:31:00 +0000 169391 at http://www.industryweek.com EPA Says Fracking Poses No Widespread Danger to Water http://www.industryweek.com/environment/epa-says-fracking-poses-no-widespread-danger-water <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Some water resources have been harmed by the practice formally called hydraulic fracturing, the agency said, but concluded that the risk is small compared to the number of fracking wells in use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/epa-says-fracking-poses-no-widespread-danger-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/epa-says-fracking-poses-no-widespread-danger-water#comments Environment Global Economy The Latest Fri, 05 Jun 2015 10:04:00 +0000 169101 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Spencer Platt/Getty Images