Climate Change

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03OCT 2019

Is Bill Gates right about the “zero” climate impact of fossil fuel divestment?

Billionaire Bill Gates claims selling shares of fossil fuel companies is ineffective in the fight against climate change and has had “zero” effect on emissions. We think he has a point.

Markets

17SEP 2019

2019

SEPTEMBER

03SEP 2019

Markets

Ten things every investor needs to know about offshore wind power

As offshore wind approaches cost competitiveness, the potential for growth is huge. What does this mean for investors?

AUGUST

19AUG 2019

Markets

Are we running out of time in the race against climate change?

This year, we have used up earth’s annual resource budget earlier than ever before. Have we turned up too late to win the race against climate change?

JULY

29JUL 2019

Markets

Climate Progress Dashboard: new emissions pledges fail to change outlook

A pick-up in renewable energy capacity moves the dial in the right direction, but this is cancelled out by increased fossil fuel production and continued growth in reserves.

18JUL 2019

Markets

Turning up the heat: are investors making up for lack of public leadership?

With governments failing to display sufficient climate leadership during the G20 summit in Japan, active ownership is on the rise.

08JUL 2019

Markets

Burning ambition: The price of tackling climate change

Europe wants to become a zero-emissions economy by 2050. To remain competitive, new green border taxes may be inevitable.

JUNE

25JUN 2019

Markets

What the “prisoner’s dilemma” tells us about climate change

Game theory can help explain why action on climate change has been slow, but as protests worldwide gain momentum and interest in climate change grows, we could be nearing a tipping point.

17JUN 2019

Markets

Investors should note the approaching tipping point for renewable energy

Renewable energy may soon put downward, not upward, pressure on energy prices, prompting a much faster move away from fossil fuels.