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COP26 week two: impacts for Australians

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... emphatic rebuttal of the notion Glasgow will mark a departure from targets, timelines and emissions regulation," said John Connor of the Climate Market Institute. "These remain crucial, along with technology development initiatives and support. As business ...

COP26 preview: reporting, carbon markets and role of finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... There are issues to negotiate that weren't settled at COP24 in 2018 in Poland, said Carbon Market Institute CEO John Connor. "Of course, we have carryover of Article 6 and other issues that haven't been finished from 2018," said John Connor. ...

IPCC report highlights need for urgent action in Australia: CMI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... criticised for being insufficient to contain climate change to less than 2°C, Carbon Markets Institute (CMI) CEO John Connor notes that the architecture is in place to switch current policy settings towards a mandatory carbon trading market. Indeed ...

Assessing impacts of nature-based solutions: CMI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... investment into developing countries, but also for positive engagement with our regional neighbours," said CMI CEO John Connor. "Climate change is a threat multiplier, but climate action and carbon markets can be a solutions multiplier." Interest in ...

FY22 budget proposes "technology not taxes" for climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... investment signals were absent from the speech. "The Budget contains some welcome pragmatic initiatives," said CMI CEO John Connor. "However, required stronger climate commitments and investment signals have been put off at least for now. "Australia ...

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures release draft guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 DEC 2016  |  NEWS
... climate change presents to companies, investors, and ultimately to economies and financial systems worldwide," said John Connor, Climate Institute CEO. "By providing authoritative guidelines for comparable climate-related disclosure, we expect the Financial ...

Stakeholders assess ESG policy priorities for Parliament

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2016  |  NEWS
... term, as well as developing their strategies for engaging with lawmakers who are independents or from small parties. John Connor, CEO, The Climate Institute As of the publication of this article, the Australian Electoral Commission had not finalised ...

AODP releases 2016 Global Climate 500 Index

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2016  |  NEWS
... increased its AAA showing in The Global Climate 500 Index this year, but now has six super funds rated A or higher," said John Connor, chief executive of The Climate Institute. "This year's index sees a fifth of the world's 500 biggest asset owners taking ...

Companies advised to stress test climate change scenarios

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 APR 2016  |  NEWS
... light of the intention to cap global warming at 1.5-2C above pre-industrial levels, and to achieve net zero emissions. John Connor, CEO, The Climate Institute The Paris Agreement commits countries to taking actions through a variety of mechanisms, with ...

Senate inquiry to examine carbon risk disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2016  |  NEWS
... will provide an opportunity to assess the financial climate risks that are specific to the Australian economy, said John Connor, CEO, The Climate Institute. "Australia can't simply rely on international efforts to address every aspect of our own financial ...
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