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Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 13, 2021

Over 40 Carbon Capture Projects Announced in Europe
The Clean Air Task Force’s (CATF) Europe Carbon Capture Project and Activity Map shows more than 40 carbon capture projects have been ann...

TxDoT Estimates Texas Accounts for 0.48% of Global Emissions
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) wants to fix the commute. In early 2020, after nearly three decades of planning, discussio...

Carbon Confused? Carbon-positive, Carbon-neutral, or Carbon-negative
I have never understood exactly what net-zero means. I don't even know how to type it: does it have a hyphen or not? I have mentioned thi...

$100M Prize for Carbon Removal
Climate science is clear that in order to avoid the worst effects of climate change we need to dramatically reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) e...

Is Venture Capital or Project Finance Key to Solving Climate Challenge?
How can we best scale and deploy technologies that fight climate change? Where does climate finance fit it on the timeline of embracing c...

80+ Venture Firms Investing in Climate Tech
The word is out on climate tech investing. Every sector of the global economy needs to transform to be climate neutral over just two busi...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 12, 2021

Summary of Federal Programs for Renewable Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) operates the greatest number of efficiency and renewable energy incentive programs, including RDD&D grants...

Certarus & Caterpillar Sign MOU to Explore Hydrogen Solutions
Certarus Ltd. (“Certarus” or the “Corporation”) and Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today that they have entered a Memorandum of ...

3 Oilfield Service Stocks with Hydrogen Upside
As the global energy sector transitions from fossil fuels to clean energy in the next several decades, the companies servicing the oil an...

Hydrogen Technology VC Invests in Hydrogen And Decarbonization Sectors
Our investment strategy is predicated on the view that the cost of decarbonization technologies would decline sharply due to a combinatio...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 9, 2021

EQT Aims for Net-Zero by 2025
Toby Rice, CEO of the largest natural gas producer in the country, believes EQT Corp. could be the lowest-cost producer of hydrogen. T...

Oil & Gas Methane Partnership 2.0
The OGMP is a Climate and Clean Air Coalition initiative led by the UN Environment Programme, in partnership with the European Commission...

Johnson Controls Launches OpenBlue Net Zero Buildings as a Service
Johnson Controls will provide a one-stop shop for companies looking to achieve net zero carbon and renewable energy goals.

Petronas Starts Solar Investment Push
Malaysia’s Petronas, which has yet to make a firm carbon-neutral pledge, will deploy solar energy at the group's assets across Malaysia t...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 8, 2021

The Pathway to Net-Zero for Miners
Rising demand means metal production needs to grow while simultaneously reducing absolute emissions if the Paris Agreement goals are to b...

Why Natural Gas is a “Hand-in-Hand” Partner to Renewables
Joe Kang, president of the International Gas Union (IGU), whose members represent more than 95% of the global gas market, discusses why “...

The green barrel: added confusion or a serious proposition for the transition?
Choosing the right path in the transition is not easy, and at times even confusing. In this edition of Westwood Energy Transition Insight...

The electric vehicle market is getting increasingly reliant on China’s battery components
The manufacturing of cathode, one of the most critical components for batteries, is currently dominated by Asian manufacturers, with Chin...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 7, 2021

An Overview of Geothermal Resources
Geothermal energy can be harnessed for the use of its heat directly (direct use) or for electricity generation. Geothermal energy is ther...

Pivot 2021: Geothermal. Reimagined.
Over 165 speakers will be featured across 35 spirited sessions on a variety of contemporary geothermal topics. PIVOT2021 will be translat...

GM Taps Geothermal Lithium from Salton Sea
Controlled Thermal Resources Limited (“CTR”) has formed a strategic investment and commercial collaboration with General Motors (“GM”) to...

$40 Million Geothermal Investment from bp and Chevron
Geothermal power is one of the world’s most high-potential, yet rarely delivered, energy sources. Could a new $40m investment from indust...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 6, 2021

Lean Thinking for Sustainability in Construction
A circular economy concept aims to reduce, reuse, and recycle to more effectively address the volume of waste generated by the constructi...

Companies’ Focus on ESG Is Shaping Our Future
From innovative, water-saving products to energy-efficient buildings, a focus on sustainability is creating ripples of change across indu...

$1 Trillion Dollar Pledge by Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley has pledged to mobilize at least $750 billion of low-carbon solutions, tripling our original commitment set in 2018. This ...

Large Retail Firms Launch Climate Initiative
Retailers H&M Group, Ingka Group (IKEA), Kingfisher plc and Walmart today launched a new climate change initiative – the Race to Zero Bre...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 2, 2021

$2.9B Green Mining SPAC Merger
Investors are pouring money into "green" companies, but what actually makes a company green? WSJ's Justin Scheck tells the story of The M...

ESG: Getting serious about decarbonization
Mining companies need to address decarbonization and meet their ESG commitments. Most need tools to improve their data on emissions throu...

Rio Tinto and China Baowu Steel Invest in Low-Carbon Steelmaking
Rio Tinto has committed to invest $10 million with the world’s largest steel producer China Baowu Steel Group over the next two years in ...

EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting on Metal Sector
The metals sector consists of metal production facilities that smelt, refine, and/or cast ferrous and nonferrous metals, including primar...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for July 1, 2021

FedEx Announces $2 Billion Carbon-Neutral Plan
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), home of the world’s largest cargo airline, announced today an ambitious goal to achieve carbon–neutral operation...

Is Oil Demand Doomed With Or Without Climate Policy?
Many energy observers predict that new climate policies in the U.S. and around the world will drive global oil demand significantly lower...

APICORP's MENA Energy Outlook
Potential long-term shortages due to the significant drop in investments in 2020. The entire energy value chain – particularly oil and ga...

China Energy Outlook 2020
China is the world’s largest consumer and producer of primary energy as well as the world’s largest emitter of energy-related carbon diox...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 30, 2021

CATL & China Dominate Battery Supply
📊 CATL & China are dominating the battery supply, ♻️ Redwood Materials is tripling its size... and much more.

Piedmont Lithium Project Named as Lithium Mining Companies to Watch
According to the company, its PLP is strategically positioned in one of the most ideal regions in the world. Piedmont cites favorable geo...

Entergy + Mitsubishi Power Partner on Storage, Batteries, and More
The two companies are collaborating on decarbonization efforts by combining the strengths of industry leaders to move towards net-zero. B...

Q1 Solar & Wind Market Update
The Permian Basin in Texas is home to the largest solar projects completed in the quarter. Transmission providers have been busy building...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 24, 2021

Getting Rates Right for Public Charging Station Build Out
For charging sites dominated by relatively rare, yet very power-intensive, bouts of fast charging, demand charges can add up to 90 percen...

Schlumberger Partners on Lithium Production
Schlumberger New Energy and Panasonic Energy of North America, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, have entered into a ...

US Hydropower Market Report
This report also updates the information about U.S. and global hydropower and PSH development pipeline, hydropower prices, and performanc...

McKinsey's Global Energy Outlook 2021
At the same time, the world’s energy systems are going through rapid transitions that are triggered by simultaneous shifts in technolo...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 29, 2021

Tracking Emissions in US Electricity System
The environmental quality of the electricity flowing through electric grids varies by location, season, and time of day. Data from 3 publ...

Get the Code: Tracking Emissions in US Electricity System
This repository contains the code to reproduce the results in the paper: "Tracking emissions in the US electricity system", by Jacques A....

S&P: 70% of Largest Utilities have Decarbonization Targets
Most major U.S. electric and gas utilities now have net-zero emissions or equivalent targets, an indication that an increasing share of t...

Investors Say Utilities Not on Track for Decarbonization
Electric utilities are failing to align their businesses with the Paris climate agreement goals and investors’ expectations, according to...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 28, 2021

Net0: Helping companies achieve Net Zero Carbon
Net0 is a software platform designed to comprehensively measure carbon emissions in real time.

Sustainalytics: ESG Data for Investors
Knowing how exposed and how well your portfolio companies manage their material ESG issues is now a critical part of making well-informed...

Datarade: ESG Data Marketplace
Financial market data for ESG investors and funds.



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 23, 2021

The Dark Side of Solar
Solar energy is a rapidly growing market, which should be good news for the environment. Unfortunately there’s a catch. The replacement...

Mixed Outlook for Refiners in US and China
Permanent refining capacity closures expected for 2020-2021 have risen to about 1.7 million barrels per day (bpd) as the COVID-19 pandemi...

Permian Basin Methane Emission Study
An Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Methane Emission Study

Toyota Ventures
Clean, emerging technology from the company that brought us the Camry, Land Cruiser, and Supra.



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 22, 2021

EVs Growing Faster in China and Europe Compared to US
A small but significant share of car owners in the United States have traded filling up for plugging in, and many more are thinking of jo...

Mixed Reception for EVs but Millenials Most Likely to Purchase
Americans are closely divided over the idea of phasing out combustion-engine vehicles by the year 2035, and many are on the fence about w...

Albemarle Q1'21 Earnings Show Recovery for Lithium
FY 2021 volumes are expected to be higher year-over-year due to North American plant restarts, productivity improvements, and tolling. A...

Cars, planes, trains: where do CO2 emissions from transport come from?
Transport accounts for around one-fifth of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions [24% if we only consider CO2 emissions from energy].1 ...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 21, 2021

Caterpillar Announces 2030 Sustainability Goals
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) illustrates how it continues to help its customers build a better, more sustainable world in its 2020 Sustai...

WEF Reports on Supply Chain Opportunity
World Economic Forum and BCG partnered to create a report that quantifies and elaborates on the opportunities to decarbonize the supply c...

Under the Radar Stocks Fighting Climate Change
To fight climate change, most investors think about renewable energy and electric vehicles. But there’s another big carbon-belching culpr...

Clean Truck Market Sees Growth
According to GNA’s latest State of Sustainable Fleets report, 83% of fleets surveyed plan to increase their use of cleaner fuels and clea...

Lithium Stocks to Keep EV Revolution Running
Though it is used for various purposes, lithium is desired most for its effectiveness in rechargeable batteries. In fact, the soft metal ...

Shipping Stocks to Watch as Supply Chain Decarbonized
The shipping industry includes companies that transport cargo around the world, from grains to apparel to electronics to appliances. In s...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 18, 2021

10 Best Battery Stocks to Buy Now
Battery stocks are gaining investors’ attention worldwide as the world’s hunger for energy storage devices and a better battery technolog...

Nio Limited Pitches Battery-as-a-Service
Nio is one of the most famous EV and battery companies in the world. The China-based company is pitching itself as a Battery-as-a-Service...

Top Battery Metals Stocks to Consider
As the energy revolution continues to unfold, automakers are becoming increasingly aware of the need to secure these raw materials in ord...

Tesla and Subaru Only Autos To Trust Cameras for Driver Assist
Tesla and Subaru suddenly have something in common, as the only automakers to exclusively trust cameras for driver-assist technology. Som...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 17, 2021

Can These Startups Make Carbon Capture Profitable?
A growing number of startups have ambitions to turn carbon dioxide emissions into cold hard cash—with the hope of charting a course to cl...

EV's Poised to Reshape Auto Industry
Valuations in the electric vehicle space have soared as governments and investors embrace the technology, with publicly traded companies ...

Renewable energy SPAC Beard Energy Transition Acquisition files for a $250 million IPO
Beard Energy Transition Acquisition, a blank check company targeting electric power grid opportunities, filed on Tuesday with the SEC to ...

Climate Real Impact Solutions III Acquisition Corp - SEC Filings
Former CEO of NRG leads blank-check company to decarbonization.

Quioveo - Renewable Energy for All
Quioveo is a startup raising capital through Wefunder to address the energy and climate crisis.



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 16, 2021

Clean Energy Act for America
Document that outlines tax credits for various clean energy sources.

Senate Executive Session: Clean Energy Act
Discussion from Senate regarding the clean energy act

American Jobs Plan
Clean energy is at the forefront of US jobs

Renewable Energy Job Stats
The continued growth of investment in renewable energy is causing an unprecedented creation of jobs in the sector. In fact, according to ...



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 15, 2021

Bloomberg Sustainable Finance
Environmental, Social, and Governance hub for Bloomberg

Fisker EV: Carbon Neutral by 2027?
Electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. has set a moonshot goal of creating its first climate-neutral car by 2027. Fisker has yet to brin...

Climate Risks Hit Mansion Poitics
How do the rich protect coastal mansions? Build them bigger!

Japan's Big Bet on Hydrogen
Japan's hydrogen investments exceed other countries and now the country is unveiling the first liquified hydrogen carrier



Decarbon Daily - Issue for June 14, 2021

BP Statistical Review of World Energy
bp’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2020 reveals that growth in carbon emissions in 2019 slowed from the sharp increase seen in the p...

Decarbonizing My Agenda
Decarbonization themes across sectors

World Resources Institute: Countries Leading the Way
Getting to a net-zero-carbon energy system is essential. It will be a major effort, one that requires significant investment in new low-c...

Asset Managers feel the Heat
Asset managers may see demand for climate-change funds accelerate as the EU sustainable-activity catalog (the taxonomy) unfolds, with the...

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