IEA: Global CO2 emissions grew 1.4% in 2017, despite US drop

Ships installing scrubbers to comply with low-sulfur rules

BP app allows motorists to buy carbon credits at petrol pump

BEIJING -- China is quickly changing course in the direction of a much more services-based economy and a much cleaner energy mix. READ MORE

BRUSSELS -- The EU is waging war against plastic waste to ensure that every piece of packaging on the continent is reusable or recyclable by 2030. READ MORE

SACRAMENTO -- California plans to block the transport of petroleum from new offshore oil drilling rigs through its state. READ MORE

PARIS -- Global energy-related CO2 emissions grew by 1.4% in 2017, reaching a historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes, a resumption of growth after three years of flat emissions. READ MORE

NEW ORLEANS − BSEE wiil implement a new Risk-Based Inspection Program that employs a systematic framework to identify high-risk rigs. READ MORE

HOUSTON -- BP expects more than 90% of the world’s shipping fleet will comply with new rules that will reduce the amount of sulfur emissions. READ MORE

PALO ALTO -- The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative is committing $20 million to invest in technologies that have the potential to significantly cut methane emissions. READ MORE

PALO ALTO -- Several technology initiatives are underway to convert CO2 emissions into fuel or building materials. READ MORE

LONDON -- BPme, the new BP fuels payment app launched in the UK, will allow motorists using the app to select a feature to offset the carbon emissions from their driving. READ MORE