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New Financial Tool Helps Investors Assess Risks Of Carbon Bubble

The Carbon Risk Evaluation Tool is available to over 300,000 high-end traders, allowing them to try different future scenarios — all with adjustable parameters — for how policies, at national and local level around the globe could effect stock of companies … Continue reading

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Pictographic of carbon bubble from Climate Commission report

For anybody who’s been denying the numbers, here’s a crystal clear graphic showing the world is no track to blow it’s CO2 emissions target, for 2050, as soon as 2028. Unless serious action is taken now, this really does mean, … Continue reading

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China launches new measures to tackle air pollution

Targets including 30% reduction in emissions from heavily polluting industries are to be introduced. Does this take the shine off excessive Australian investment in fossil fuels? Another new measure – PM2.5 pollution,  fine particulates, less than 2.5 microns.  This pollution is … Continue reading

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Shale Gas Isn’t a Low-Emissions Fuel — Yet

Fugitive emissions need to be less than 3% for (natural) gas to be cleaner than coal because methane is 25 times worse than CO2 for global warming. Also read about USA gearing up for big LNG exports. Also gas finds … Continue reading

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Coal, oil & gas gone “rogue”, need to lobby super, banks etc to divest

Hewson says the average pension fund invests about 55 per cent of its portfolio in ”high-carbon intensive industries” and only 2 per cent in their low carbon counterparts….The best way is to put a higher percentage of their funds in … Continue reading

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