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MIL-OSI Energy: China pushes outdated coal technology onto other countries

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, China, China Coal Plant Export Plans, Christine Shearer, Climate Risk, CoalSwarm, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Tim Buckley  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: China pushes outdated coal technology onto other countries

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis AFP: Even as China struggles to curb domestic coal-fired power and the deadly pollution it produces, the world’s top carbon emitter is aggressively exporting the same troubled technology to Asia, Africa and the Middle East, an investigation by AFP has shown. The carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Norwegian wealth fund continues long-term push for sustainable investments

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Carine Smith Ihenacho, Climate Risk, Coal Industry Divestment, Commodities, CTF, Divestment, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Norges Bank Investment Management, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Sustainable Investment  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Norwegian wealth fund continues long-term push for sustainable investments

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Financial Times ($): It is not perhaps the most obvious idea for an investor that derives all its inflows from oil and gas revenues to prioritise sustainability. But Norway’s $1tn oil fund has been different from the beginning. One of the few sovereign wealth funds in a […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Betting on technology, major U.S. utility looks to be carbon-free by 2050

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  2050 Carbon-Free Goal, AM-NC, Business, CEO Ben Fowke, Clean Energy Transition, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wind, Xcel Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Betting on technology, major U.S. utility looks to be carbon-free by 2050

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Denver Post: Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest electric utility, is upping its renewables game with the announcement Tuesday that it has a goal of being 100-percent carbon free by 2050. The Minneapolis-based company that serves eight states has been a leader in the quest to increase the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Study: U.S., U.K. insurers lagging in coal divestment efforts

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Divestment Efforts, Coal Industry Insurers, Commodities, CTF, Divestment, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Insurance, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Unfriend Coal Campaign  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Study: U.S., U.K. insurers lagging in coal divestment efforts

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: UK and US insurers are lagging far behind European firms when it comes to divesting from coal-heavy businesses and refusing to insure them, campaigners have warned. At least 19 major insurers holding more than $6tn in assets – a fifth of the industry’s global assets […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Carbon capture costs loom large in climate talks

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Carbon capture and storage, CCS, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, David Schlissel, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, European Union, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Northern Lights Project, Norway, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Carbon capture costs loom large in climate talks

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: When countries gather on Sunday to hammer out how they will enact pledges to cut carbon emissions, a Norwegian-led oil consortium will offer a solution: pump some of your excess carbon dioxide to us and we could store it for you. Environmentalists worry the costly technology, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: French banks to be required to stop lending to coal projects

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  AM-NC, BNP Paribas, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Plant Bank Lending, Commodities, Credit Agricole, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, France, Friends of the Earth, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natixis, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Societe Generale  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: French banks to be required to stop lending to coal projects

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): France will force its financial institutions to stop financing coal mines and coal-fired power stations if they do not stop that kind of lending voluntarily. Bruno Le Maire told a climate conference in Paris that he would meet banks, insurers and asset […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Italy’s largest insurer to stop covering new coal projects

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  AM-NC, AXA, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Generali, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Insurance, Insurance for Coal Project Developments, Italy, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Italy’s largest insurer to stop covering new coal projects

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Italy’s biggest insurer Generali said on Friday it would stop offering insurance coverage for new coal mines and plants, marking a step up in the company’s support for green policies. Generali’s action, which comes ahead of a United Nations climate change conference in Poland in December, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Norway wealth fund develops software program to analyze climate investment risk

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Climate Risk Data Analytics, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fund CEO Yngve Slyngstad, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Norges Bank Investment Management, Norway, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Norway wealth fund develops software program to analyze climate investment risk

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Norway’s $975 billion wealth fund, the world’s largest, wants to know how much of a company’s carbon dioxide emission costs can be passed on to customers. The fund holds 1.4 percent of all globally listed shares, representing 9,000 companies, so a lot is at stake for […]

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