Top Firms' Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rise, Despite Call for Cuts
Page (1) of 1 - 12/22/14||
|A new study shows that Greenhouse gas emissions by the world's top 500 companies rose 3.1 percent from 2010 to 2013, far off the cuts urged by the United Nations to limit global warming. The top 500 firms by capitalization accounted for 13.8 percent of world greenhouse gas emissions and 28 percent of gross domestic product in 2013, according to the report, drawn up by the information provider Thomson Reuters and BSD Consulting. Big companies with a more than 10 percent decline in emissions between 2010 and 2013 were led by ConocoPhillips, Valero Energy Corp and Dominion Resources..
All Rights Reserved