Investment risk in new and proposed natural gas power plants is on the rise. The risk of them becoming stranded assets has reached a tipping point, according to two companion reports produced by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). Sharp declines in the costs and improving performance of clean energy portfolios (CEPs) that include solar and […]
“The climate change panel seems finally to have caught up with the gravity of the climate crisis.” Perhaps. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/08/opinion/sunday/science-climate-change.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage
By Alastair Sharp Norway’s municipal employees’ pension fund, the country’s largest, has sold its last remaining stakes in companies with operations in Canada’s oilsands, saying holding them does not align with efforts to keep global heating below internationally agreed-upon targets. The fund, Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP), last year dumped stocks that drew more than 30 per cent […]
Check out “Greta Thunberg in Vancouver” from David Lavallee posted on nationalobserver.com.
The IPCC approved and accepted Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate at its 51st Session held on 20 – 23 September 2019. The approved Summary for policymakers (SPM) was presented at a press conference on 25 September 2019. For this Special Report, more than 100 scientists from more than 30 […]