Power companies should divert investment to green technologies or risk a “debt trap” and declines in credit ratings, concludes a study by Oxford University and University College Cork.
US banks, insurers and asset managers are not divesting from overseas coal assets fast enough, research from a German non-profit suggests.
Average flaring intensity per barrel is at its highest in five years – even as the IEA's Sustainable Development Scenario says it must fall 90% by 2025.
Companies in the EU and the US are unaware of potential risks to demand, supply chains and reputation arising from the shift to a greener economy, the European Investment Bank in a new report.
Thousands of new power plants, pipelines, LNG terminals and extraction fields reveal investment strategies laden with climate and financial risk.
The universal implementation of risk management systems and other tools will help international organisations improve their assessment of climate risk, say think tanks E3G and Chatham House.
More and more jurisdictions are introducing carbon taxes – but continuing to allow oil company tax avoidance reveals only a half-hearted commitment to the energy transition.
The world will not run out of minerals any time soon, and while developing domestic supply chains makes sense, this will not make or break the energy transition.
Brown coal kills 32.8 people per terawatt hour (TWh) of power generated, versus 0.02 deaths per TWh of solar power.
Data from the 2020 Californian wildfire season shows that increased levels of smoke in the air caused daily solar generation to drop by around one-third.
Explicitly linking sustainability and financial data reporting, as will soon be required by EU regulation, could provide much-needed clarity for investors and serve as a strategic tool for companies in transition.
The climate change votes at the AGMs of ExxonMobil and Chevron mark a tipping point for shareholder concern about climate change. Expect more votes, in more sectors, and soon.
All the indicators are clear: investing in green growth offers a better rate of return than the conventional equivalent in both the short and long term.