Ofwat tightens rules on water companies' dividend policy

(Adds details from Ofwat statement) March 20 (Reuters) - Water industry regulator Ofwat said on Monday it would stop the payment of dividends if they risk a water company's financial resilience, and

Canada's B.C. province sets high emissions bar for new LNG projects

By Nia Williams (Reuters) - British Columbia's decision this week to toughen emissions standards for new liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects creates one of the most robust climate plans in North

French court rejects Volkswagen bid to dismiss 'dieselgate' charges

(Changes sourcing in first paragraph, adds VW response) PARIS, March 15 (Reuters) - The Paris Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected a request by Volkswagen to dismiss charges of deception in a diesel

UK pension funds threaten to vote against BP and Shell directors over climate targets - FT

(Reuters) - Two of the UK's largest pension schemes will vote against the election of top directors at BP Plc and Shell Plc at their annual meetings unless both companies improve their commitments to

Sustainable Switch: Climate Focus-The top 25 women battling climate change

Sharon Kimathi Energy and ESG Editor, Reuters Digital Hello! Climate Buzz Signs of tension this week, with three U.S. senators urging Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to get a move on and name a

BP 2022 emissions unchanged at around 340 million T of CO2 equivalent

By Shadia Nasralla LONDON (Reuters) - BP's emissions in 2022 were broadly unchanged from the previous year at around 340 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent, according to its annual report published on

Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on March 10

March 10 (Reuters) - The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Friday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy:

Brazil's Petrobras, Shell to look for joint drilling opportunities

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian state-run company Petrobras and international oil major Shell will work together to identify potential opportunities to explore for and produce crude and natural gas,

CERAWEEK-Britain to announce new CCS support within days -minister

By Ron Bousso HOUSTON (Reuters) - The British government will outline within days incentives for companies to bury their greenhouse gases deep underground, using a promising technology for reducing

Shell's 2022 emissions dip about 10% on lower fuel sales

By Shadia Nasralla LONDON (Reuters) - Shell's emissions dipped about 10% in 2022 to 1.232 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent as its fuel sales, including gasoline and diesel, fell around 5% to 4.2