New research by the Carbon Tracker Initiative – Carbon Supply Cost Curves, a new capital management tool for investors

New research by the Carbon Tracker Initiative, ‘Carbon supply cost curves: Evaluating financial risk to oil capital expenditures’, today reveals how many oil projects make neither economic nor climate sense.   This report and the accompanying technical papers were produced in collaboration with Energy Transition Advisors and can be read here. The …

Guardian ‘names and shames’ the 90 evildoing orgs creating 63% of climate change

Click on the Interactive Graphic for names, percents and amounts of contribution Paul Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of man-made global warming emissions Chevron, Exxon and bp among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show • Interactive – which fossil fuel companies are most responsible? …

Ceres: Investors ask Fossil Fuel Companies to Disclose their Plans to Address Climate Change Risk

Ceres Newsletter – October 2013 Press and Media Press Release: A closer look at Dow Chemical’s climate change reporting (GreenBiz) News Story: The Climate Declaration Hits Broadway…  News Story: SXSW Eco Experts Suggest Drought Solutions (CBS Austin KEYE TV) Ceres Participates in Hydraulic Fracturing Disclosure Laws Panel Ceres, with the Harvard Environmental Law Center, organized …

NewNet Daily October 11th

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability 9 October Today’s Top Stories Brazil’s development bank ploughs $274.5m into wind Solar materials company NovoPolymers attracts investment from Capital-E Fiera Axium and MetLife acquire 62MW of solar capacity Waste2Tricity raises £1m for international growth Electranova Capital invests in smart building provider Enlighted Company » …

Don’t water down climate targets, Government warned

Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant is one of the directors for the UK Green Investment Bank, instrumental in guiding the environmental policy in the UK which informed the report “Progress on Carbon Budgets” from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.   ~ editor 08 October 2013 MPs have …

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach The potential for unburnable carbon and stranded fossil fuel assets has today been thrust into the limelight with the IPCC’s carbon budget analysis in its latest report. ‘The Carbon Tracker Initiative welcomes the IPCC’s dialogue on carbon budgets. Their findings are consistent with …

Market Forces: ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports

ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports Friday 31 May 2013 Press Release A new interactive map has been published that identifies ANZ as the commercial bank lending most heavily to coal and gas export projects along Australia’s Eastern seaboard, including in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage …

TBLI Conference: Climate Change, Carbon Bubble and New York’s Green Bank

EMBARGO TILL MAY 22, 9 AM ECT Time Climate Change, Carbon Bubble and New York’s Green Bank ESG Environmental, Social and Governance investment industry shines the spotlight on New York Amsterdam, May 22, 2013 – The 1st edition of the TBLI CONFERENCETM USA 2013 in New York, USA from June …

Report triggers campaign to prevent Australian fossil fuel investment

Member of Report triggers campaign to prevent Australian fossil fuel investment Brisbane, May 2nd, 2013 Press Release A new report has identified the heaviest lending banks to coal and gas export projects in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, as a new campaign calls on Australians to abandon banks …

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report  Economies will see over $6tn in wasted capital as investments exploiting coal, oil and gas reserves are proved stranded as policies aim to limit global warming. New research by Carbon Tracker Initiative and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment …