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Oil and Gas Companies Working to Reduce GHG Emissions

Total Oil and Gas Climate Initative

Total has announced that the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) has rolled out further initiatives to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and support the goals of the Paris Agreement. OGCI comprises 13 oil and gas companies: BP, Chevron, CNPC, Eni, Equinor, ExxonMobil, Occidental, Pemex, Petrobras, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Shell and Total. First, OGCI launched a new initiative

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UK, Norway Co-Host Greenhouse Gas Research Center

ICOS buoy

The U.K. and Norway will co-host the Ocean Thematic Centre within ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System), a European research infrastructure measuring greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, land and oceans. Long-term measurement of the seas is important since the oceans take up about one-quarter of the carbon dioxide humans release to the atmosphere, reducing the rate of climate change. ICOS’s ocean

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Norwegian Drilling Company Joins Carbon Capture Research Group

Vår Energi, and oil company operating on the Norwegian continental shelf, has entered into a partnership with the Norwegian Carbon Capture & Storage Research Centre (NCCS) to enable fast-track CCS technology development and deployment. The agreement has a total value of 30 million NOK over a six-year period and is part of an industry-driven and science-based innovation effort. Vår Energi

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Earth Day Founder Denis Hayes Comments on Plastic Pollution

An interview with Denis Hayes, the organizer of the first Earth Day in 1970 who has continued the work through the international Earth Day Network, gives the environmental leader a forum to call for an end to plastic pollution. Talking with Mongabay, Hayes discusses the original impetus for Earth Day, its development over the years and the 2018 Earth Day theme:

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