Environment

U.S. President Joe Biden has previously singled out Exxon Mobil for making “more money than God” last year. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies are poised to report record annual profits, raking in extraordinary revenues following a year of volatile fossil fuel prices amid Russia’s onslaught in
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Oil-field-services firm Halliburton (HAL) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results Tuesday, bolstering the Club’s long-term investment case in the energy stock. Total revenue climbed by 30.5% year-over-year, to $5.58 billion, largely in line with analysts’ forecasts. Earnings-per-share (EPS) doubled on an annual basis, to 72 cents a share, ahead of expectations for EPS of 67 cents a
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that without further action, humanity was on course for a global temperature increase of 2.8 degrees Ceslius. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | Getty Images U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday condemned fossil fuel giants for ignoring their own climate science, accusing the oil and gas industry of seeking
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Just weeks before crypto lender Genesis filed for bankruptcy, three former employees of the company claimed they had secured millions of dollars for a new crypto hedge fund, according to correspondence viewed by CNBC. Matt Ballensweig, who left Genesis in September after more than five years at the firm, sent a message to a prospective
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The environmental movement’s stance on nuclear power is “wrong” and derailed the sector’s development, according to the filmmaker Oliver Stone. During an interview with CNBC’s Tania Bryer at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Stone — who’s made a new documentary called “Nuclear Now” — was asked where his passion to tackle the climate
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The IEA’s Birol said that prior to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24 last year, “Russia was the number one energy exporter to the world.” Natalia Kolesnikova | Afp | Getty Images International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol believes Russia will lose its energy war with the West, saying China and
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Hungary’s foreign minister strongly criticized the European Union’s sanctions against Russia, arguing they have damaged its members’ economies more than their target’s as well as failing to stop the war in Ukraine. “If we make an assessment, an analysis, about the impact of sanctions, it’s obvious that they have not fulfilled expectations,” Péter Szijjártó told
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Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim al-Thani speaks during a joint press conference with his French counterpart in Doha on March 28, 2022. Mustafa Abumunes | Afp | Getty Images Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Thani on Tuesday appeared to correct a controversial statement that his fellow minister made over the weekend concerning
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