Investors Can Improve Returns by Screening out Stocks with Lowest ESG Ratings
Eliminating the 10 percent of stocks with lowest ESG ratings also lowers portfolio volatility, according to new research. Read more.
Burnaby Takes Legal Action Against Kinder Morgan Over Pipeline
The City of Burnaby is taking legal action against Kinder Morgan in its battle over a pipeline expansion into Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area. Read more.
China Seeks Pollution Cut with National Carbon Market
China, the world’s biggest GHG emitter, plans to start a national market for carbon trading by 2016 as it seeks to balance pollution reduction with economic growth. Read more.
Fossil Fuels Stir Debate at U.S. University Endowments
Showdown between activists and schools over investments in coal, oil and gas intensifies, with California in the spotlight. Read more.
BP’s Reckless Conduct Caused Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Judge Rules
Judge’s ruling that BP bears 67% of blame for Deepwater Horizon disaster could nearly quadruple amount of civil penalties. Read more.
New Technologies are Being Used to Extract Bitumen From Oil Sands
Oil companies in Alberta are developing new methods to reduce water use and increase energy efficiency. Read more.