'Lightweight PR and greenwash' – BP's low-carbon plan dismissed

'Lightweight PR and greenwash' – BP's low-carbon plan dismissed
 

Environmental leaders have dismissed BP’s new low-carbon strategy as “greenwash” and a lightweight response to climate change and the energy market’s rapid switch to renewables.
In a strategy published on Monday, BP said there would be no increase in its carbon footprint over the next seven years because it will cut emissions from its oil and gas rigs, and offset the rest.
The UK oil firm said it would achieve a saving of 3.5m tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent by 2025. That is equal to about 7% of its current operational emissions.
However, it still has no target for its biggest... read more

 
16 April 2018 in Business, Views: 58
Source: Guardian
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