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Fossil fuels are rapidly losing favour with investors

15 October, 2020 – From leading the market 20 years ago the big fossil fuel companies are plunging in value, as investors turn to renewables. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/fossil-fuels-are-rapidly-losing-favour-with-investors/

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Why demand response is crucial to smart, renewable grids: the view from California

Could this Kind of Demand Response be another option to save nukes from being taken offline? Why demand response is crucial to smart, renewable grids: the view from California | One Step Off The Grid — Read on onestepoffthegrid.com.au/why-demand-response-is-crucial-to-future-renewable-grids-the-view-from-california/

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Brand new German coal plant worth just 1 Euro

The new hard coal plant going up in Hamm, Germany, is apparently worthless and may never go into operation. In mid-July, German media reported (in German) that 23 municipal utilities wanted to sell their stakes in Hamm D and E, … Continue reading

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    b   b This week not one but two banks made public statements distancing themselves from the proposed expansion of the Abbot Point coal export terminal in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. After Deutsche Bank declared … Continue reading

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How Australians can protect their super from climate change

…report’s release coincides with global survey of world’s 1000 largest asset owners, which finds retirement funds exposed and ill-prepared for predicted re-pricing of carbon, let alone climate risk, casualties being ordinary “citizen investors”. Asset Owners Disclosure Project’s 2013/14 Global Climate Investment … Continue reading

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“Big 4” Australian Banks Financing Destruction of Great Barrier Reef

With mining in the headlines, doing a nose dive, “our” banks and super funds are risking our money on coal and LNG projects which will need to be abandoned because 90% of fossil fuels need to be left in the … Continue reading

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Australian coal mining threatens CO2 target

From TheAge 23 Jan – The forecast expansion of Australian coal mining and exports would be the world’s second-largest contributor of new carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels if fully realised, research by Greenpeace International has found. If mining any more than … Continue reading

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