WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Producers, pipeline and
storage operators, and oilfield service companies will get a
credit ratings boost if the United States lifts its ban on most
crude oil exports, the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on
Ratings for oil refiners, who have enjoyed the ample
supplies of crude flowing from the U.S. shale oil boom, might
suffer slightly if the ban is scrapped, the agency added.
WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Global food giant Kellogg’s
will set targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its
worldwide supply chain, it announced Wednesday, responding to
consumer pressure to be accountable for its contribution to
The maker of popular cereal Corn Flakes and potato chips
Pringles announced a series of new climate policy measures,
including targets to be set by December 2015 that would be
consistent with a global effort aimed at preventing average
temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celcius.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A year ago, U.S. President Barack Obama sought to mobilize the nation behind a grand plan: fight climate change by slashing carbon pollution at home, while prodding other countries to follow.
A key part of that strategy was for the United States to stop using public money to finance the construction of most coal-fired power plants abroad, seen as one of the main causes of rising pollution from heat-trapping gases.