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MIL-OSI Energy: ING expands commitment to green banking

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  2C Investing Initiative, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, ING, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Isabel Fernandez, Low-Carbon Transition Model, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paris accord, Terra, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: ING expands commitment to green banking

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Edie.net: ING has revealed that it will work with the companies covered by its £456m ($600bn) green investment portfolio to help align their respective sustainability strategies with the aims of the Paris Agreement. The Dutch banking giant announced that it will steer its portfolio towards a 2C […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New York City doubles renewable energy investment

By   /  September 15, 2018  /  Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New York, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pension Fund Investments, Renewable energy, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New York City doubles renewable energy investment

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: New York City plans to double the share of its pension fund invested in renewable energy, energy efficiency and other industries that aim to combat global warming. Mayor Bill de Blasio and city Comptroller Scott Stringer announced the new goal Thursday. Now, about $2 billion […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: HSBC: Investors see money to be made in green portfolios

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  Blackrock, Brian Deese, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Daniel Klier, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, ESG Principles, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Green Investing, HSBC, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, 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: HSBC: Investors see money to be made in green portfolios

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Make money first, save the planet second. Those are the reasons for most investors to get into green finance, according to HSBC Holdings Plc. Financial returns were cited as the biggest reason to have a strategy focused on the environment, social issues and governance, known as […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Report: Divestment campaigns gaining steam

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  Arabella Advisors, Business, CEO Wayne Wachell, Climate Risk, Commodities, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuel divestment, Gas, Genus Capital Management, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, Jeremy Grantham, 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: Report: Divestment campaigns gaining steam

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: The funds committed to fossil fuel divestment now total more than $6tn (£4.6tn), with almost 1,000 institutional investors having made the pledge, according to a new report. The sell-off of coal, oil and gas investments is led by the insurance industry, with $3tn of funds. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Opinion: Leadership lacking from Asian banks on coal plant lending

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Asia, Asia Banks Coal Plant Lending, Business, Climate Change, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Standard Chartered  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Opinion: Leadership lacking from Asian banks on coal plant lending

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Asia Times: So far, 2018 has seen seven banks dominant in Southeast Asia either release or update their policies related to coal, the single-biggest source of greenhouse-gas emissions worldwide. This number is soon to rise, with Standard Chartered in the final stages of preparing its own coal […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Research finds fossil fuel divestment not a drag on investment returns

By   /  August 30, 2018  /  Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuel divestment, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, Jeremy Grantham, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Norway, Norway Sovereign Wealth Fund, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Research finds fossil fuel divestment not a drag on investment returns

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Quartz: Norway built a $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund on oil and gas revenues. Last year, however, the country’s central bank recommended that the fund divest the $35 billion worth of stocks it held in oil and gas companies like Shell, Total, BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil. The […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: California moves forward with fossil fuel-free power sector

By   /  August 30, 2018  /  Assemblyman Bill Quick, Business, california, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fossil Fuel Phase-Out Legislation, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, 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: California moves forward with fossil fuel-free power sector

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: California would accelerate its efforts to generate most of the state’s energy from carbon-free sources and set a goal of phasing out fossil fuels entirely by 2045 under legislation approved Tuesday by the Assembly. The bill would require California utilities to get half their energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Southeast Asian fossil fuel risk is underpriced

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  Asia, Australia, Business, Clifford Capital, Climate Risk, Commentary, Commodities, DBS Bank, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Eni Maulani Saragih, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, HSBC, Indonesia, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Malaysia, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Sofyan Basir, Standard Chartered Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC), Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Southeast Asian fossil fuel risk is underpriced

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Hazards from corruption, policy change, stranded assets, and ill-informed advisors HONG KONG — We’ve just published a memo describing how July was an exceptionally telling month for Southeast Asia power-generation markets. Our memo argues that fossil fuel risk is underpriced in the region, and it makes four specific […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Financial support for Japanese coal industry is dissipating

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  Asia, AXA, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Dai-Ichi, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Gigafactory, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Japan, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mitsubishi Corp., Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Mitsui and Co., Mizuho Financial Group, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Nippon Life Insurance, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Panasonic, Sojitz Corp. Allianz, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Tesla, Zurich Life Insurance  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Financial support for Japanese coal industry is dissipating

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Asian Power: Since 2012, 50 new coal-fired power plants have been proposed in Japan. However, an increasing number of these proposals have been taken off the table and the number of projects in the development pipeline has dropped to 35. Investor and financier support for the coal […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Setback for coal industry in legal fight over federal leases in Montana and Wyoming

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Montana, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Powder River Basin, Powder River Basin Coal, U.S. coal industry, US Coal Markets, Wyoming  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Setback for coal industry in legal fight over federal leases in Montana and Wyoming

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: A federal judge in Montana has given the Trump administration until late 2019 to analyze reductions to mining in the nation’s most productive coal fields as a way to fight climate change. The order from U.S. District Judge Brian Morris, issued Tuesday, applies to the […]

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