Sunweb: No more buying off CO2 emissions, money for clean kerosene and trains

Sunweb will stop financing projects that offset the CO2 emissions of holidays at the tour operator. “The customer does not even know that we are doing this, public opinion is increasingly questioning it and experts are increasingly saying that it helps more to invest in limiting your own impact,” CEO Mattijs ten Brink said on … Read more

G7 to end support for energy projects without emission reduction measures

Projects using mineral fuels that do not include measures to reduce harmful emissions into the atmosphere will not be able to count on the support of the G7 countries. The tightening of the G7 energy policy will take place as part of the club’s comprehensive program to phase out polluting energy technologies. G7 countries. According … Read more

Nabiullina refused to resort to issuing money to restore blocked reserves

The head of the Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina, said that she is now using restrictions on the movement of capital to stabilize the financial market. According to her, the regulator does not see the need to issue money in order to restore the reserves blocked due to sanctions. income. Now there is no such need, … Read more

Izvestia: Russian authorities proposed to reduce tariffs for industrial emissions from factories

The Russian authorities are discussing the possibility of easing environmental requirements for Russian enterprises, which will help support business against the backdrop of Western sanctions. This is reported by Izvestia with reference to the minutes of the meeting of the commission of the State Council of the Russian Federation on ecology dated March 29. According … Read more

Companies predict default wave // ​​JP Morgan warns of increased risks on corporate bonds

The conflict over Ukraine and the crisis in the Chinese real estate market could lead to the strongest wave of corporate defaults since the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, JP Morgan predicts. According to analysts’ expectations, this wave will mainly sweep through the markets of Eastern Europe and Asia. In Russia, the expected annual default … Read more

One Russian company achieves zero greenhouse gas emissions for the first time

Moscow, 16 February. BitRiver Rus became the first company in Russia with zero carbon emissions, according to a press release from the organization. The firm is the largest operator of data centers in the CIS for the placement of equipment for energy-intensive and blockchain computing. The company received a positive conclusion on the verification of … Read more

Sakhalin Experiment Postponed for Half a Year // Draft Law on Emission Quotas Adopted in Second Reading

The bill on conducting an experiment to limit greenhouse gas emissions on Sakhalin passed a decisive second reading in the State Duma. The key change – the postponement of the start of the experiment for six months, from March 1 to September 1, 2022 – is linked to the desire of officials to get more … Read more

Banks that promised to fight emissions lend $38 billion to oil and gas corporations

The 25 European banks that participate in the international initiative to reduce emissions (Net-Zero Banking Alliance – NZBA) provided $ 38 billion in loans and other types of financing last year, according to ShareAction, a British organization that fights for environmental protection and responsible investment. 50 oil and gas corporations. Among the banks mentioned by … Read more