Why the move to clean energy won't be enough

ALISTAIR MILLS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  WHITEPAPER
Climate change: Opportunity in the face of catastrophe 2020 was planet Earth's hottest on record - a fact that many would be forgiven for missing in what can only be described as a tumultuous year. Outside of the COVID pandemic, global weather patterns ...

Oil and gas industry debate green hydrogen future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

Assessing carbon beta risk in portfolios: Platypus Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Measuring a portfolio's carbon emissions to produce a footprint is a blunt instrument that may not accurately measure and manage climate risk, according to Platypus Asset Management.

Oxfam Australia calls for stronger climate action amid GDP risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australia could lose as much as 12.5% in GDP by 2050 unless there is more ambitious action on climate change, according to Oxfam Australia.

Integrating the circular economy into investment strategies: American Century

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Focusing on building a circular economy that integrates natural capital in terms of both costs and future benefits is a long-term investing strategy, according to American Century Investments.

Using climate scenarios to assess company risks, return

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Using climate scenario analysis to evaluate climate risks at the company level can be an essential tool to identify potential risks as well as potential opportunities, according to Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI).

HSBC, partners to identify blue carbon projects

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Australia have partnered to identify projects to leads towards the issuance of blue impact bonds and other assets.

Powerful signal on climate with votes, court decisions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Shareholder votes against management at Chevron and ExxonMobil and a ruling by a Dutch court against Royal Dutch Shell intensifies the focus on the oil and gas industry, but experts say all Australian company directors should heed advice when it comes ...

FY22 budget proposes "technology not taxes" for climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
This year's federal budget underlined the government's focus on "technology, not taxes" to manage climate change, with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announcing a further $1.6 billion commitment to drive abatement of greenhouse gas emissions.

ARENA commits more than $100 million to clean hydrogen projects

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has approved more than $100 million towards three commercial-scale renewable hydrogen projects.
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