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 …

Climate regulations could cost fossil-fuel firms trillions. Should they be worried? By Brad Plumer, Published: October 25 at 1:17 pmE-mail the writer If the world ever got serious about addressing climate change, fossil-fuel companies could stand to lose billions of dollars — maybe trillions. These firms all have large reserves …

Capitalism’s greatest crash now likely within a few years

Embargoed for 00:01 hours, 26 September 2013   Capitalism’s greatest crash now likely within a few years   Energy industry set to follow in footsteps of financial industry   Big Energy is guilty of enculturated risk blindness that, unless action is taken, will lead to an inevitable global crash according to Jeremy …

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 …

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …

Storebrand reduces carbon exposure in investments – 19 companies excluded

We at Ethical Markets  applaud Storebrand for this leadership  and hope they will shift these assets to growing the green economy globally ! – Hazel Henderson , Editor After the latest sustainability analysis of the Energy sector, Storebrand has excluded 13 coal and 6 oil sands companies from all investments. …

[HIP] 3 Ways to Reduce Risk in Your Portfolio; HIP100’s 4th Birthday; Illuminating Events

    IN THIS ISSUE: I. Building a Forward-Looking Portfolio and a Better World; 4 Years of the HIP100:  The HIP100 Portfolio now has a 4-year track record. See how a HIP-weighted approach can add resiliency, increase positive benefit for society and seek to realize your goals for potential impact + …

Storebrand reduces carbon exposure in investments – 19 companies excluded

Storebrand reduces carbon exposure in investments – 19 companies excluded   After the latest sustainability analysis of the Energy sector, Storebrand has excluded 13 coal and 6 oil sands companies from all investments. The aim of these exclusions is to reduce Storebrand’s exposure to fossil fuels and to secure long …

Market Forces: Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment

Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment Press release Melbourne, 28 June 2013 Sixty prominent Australians are calling on the CEOs of the big four banks to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry through an open letter organised by Market Forces and 350.org launched today. …