BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner

BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner   ShareAction is giving media advance notice of its plans to assemble individual shareholders outside BP’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 16 at the ExCel Centre in East London.   ShareAction’s group of individual shareholders will be displaying a colourful banner with …

CSRwire News Alert – A $147 Billion Opportunity for New York City

A $147 Billion Opportunity: Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Sets Sights on NYC Pension Funds “Were New York City to divest its four pension funds of fossil fuel holdings, it would be a major turning point for the divestment movement.” On February 26th, a forum on “Fossil-Free NYC,” kicked off a …

[Climate Bonds] COP19 snippets #2: new rpt shows climate finance flows flat @$359bn p.a. vs $1tn needed

“ Ethical Markets  agrees with  our colleague Sean Kidney, founder of the Climate Bonds Initiative , and our Green Transition Scoreboard ®  confirms his analysis.Hazel Henderson,Editor” Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘COP19 snippets #2: new rpt shows climate finance flows flat @$359bn p.a. vs $1tn needed / IEA …

Green Tech Media: Pot Growers Costing Canada $500 Million in Power Theft

  LATEST NEWS: Pot Growers Costing Canada $500 Million in Power Theft  Katherine Tweed – July 2, 2013 Smart meters and advanced analytics could come to the rescue. The Energy Gang: Why Do We Consistently Downplay Renewables? Stephen Lacey – July 2, 2013 Jigar Shah, Katherine Hamilton and Stephen Lacey …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Veolia buys remaining stake in Proactiva Medio Ambiente from FCC

  Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 11 June 2013 Green investment surges onwards – get the lowdown on the biggest cleantech deals with aNew Energy World Network subscription Deal News Samsung, Seajacks to build world’s largest offshore wind installation vessel Soitec connects CPV demonstration plant in …

A Bonding Experience

Bond risk Our thinking about the role of future environmental politics on capital markets has extended to another asset class – fixed income. Carbon Tracker recently collaborated with global credit-ratings agency Standard & Poors to publish ‘What a carbon-constrained future could mean for oil companies’ creditworthiness’.  This report assesses the …

Carbon budgets and sub-prime assets

The concept of fossil fuel reserves exceeding the carbon budget continues to gather acceptance. Last week the IEA published its World Energy Outlook 2011. In the Climate Change Chapter, the IEA uses the same approach as Carbon Tracker to show that thee numbers don’t add up. See attached extract for …

OECD and IEA recommend reforming fossil-fuel subsidies to improve the economy and the environment

OECD and IEA recommend reforming fossil-fuel subsidies to improve the economy and the environment 04/10/2011 – Governments and taxpayers spent about half a trillion US dollars last year supporting the production and consumption of fossil fuels. Removing inefficient subsidies would raise national revenues and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, according to OECD …

Abidjan Convention Parties Agree to Take Action on Oil Spills and Marine Protected Areas

Latest News – 21 April 2011 Abidjan Convention Parties Agree to Take Action on Oil Spills and Marine Protected Areas 20_April_2011: Delegates at the ninth meeting of Contracting Parties (COP 9) to the Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West …