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Business 22 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Trump’s LNG push helps power German green cruise liner boom

BERLIN: President Donald Trump’s bid to dump a glut of liquefied natural gas on Europe is getting an unlikely boost: stringent regulations on shipping emissions that are prompting the continent’s shipyards to hunt for alternatives to high-polluting diesel.The International Maritime Organization will clamp down next year on sulfur and carbon emissions from diesel-powered ships.

Business 28 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

US to pile more pressure on EU in airline row

WASHINGTON: Washington will ratchet up the pressure next week to find a global solution to a bitter row over an European Union (EU) law that makes airlines that use European airports pay for carbon emissions.

Business 16 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Moratorium may affect M’sian palm oil firms

PETALING JAYA: The Indonesian Oil Producers Association (Gapki) expects Malaysian companies to be affected by the Indonesian government's two-year moratorium on concessions plan to clear natural forests and peatland to reduce carbon emissions.

Business 07 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Carriers barred from EU scheme

BEIJING: The Chinese government said it has barred the country’s airlines from joining a European Union (EU) scheme to charge for carbon emissions from flights into and out of Europe and prohibit airlines from charging customers extra because of the EU plan.

Business 15 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Coal poised to surpass oil as top global fuel by 2020

DAEGU, South Korea: Coal will surpass oil as the key fuel for the global economy by 2020 despite government efforts to reduce carbon emissions, energy consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie said.

Business 18 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Debate on measures against EU draft

BRUSSELS: Nations opposing a European Union law that forces all airlines to pay for their carbon emissions will next week in Moscow debate an array of counter-measures, a draft agenda seen yesterday showed, raising the risk of an aviation trade war.