Newmont releases first climate strategy report

Newmont launched its inaugural Climate Strategy Report in accordance with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures in June.  The report outlines the company’s climate-related risks and opportunities, strategic planning, and pathways to achieving Newmont’s climate targets. It also looked at the technology necessary to transition to a low-carbon economy. Some highlights of Newmont’s report: 2030 greenhouse emissions targets approved…

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Canada to sink plans for new thermal coal mining: report

According to a Reuters report from June 11, Canadian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson has said that the country will not approve any new thermal coal mining projects or plans for expansions to existing operations, citing environmental damage. Wilkinson reportedly said that thermal coal was the single largest climate change contributor. “The government considers that these…

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