Deep Decarbonisation: Green Hydrogen, Net Zero, and the Future of the EU-ETS
MARK LEWIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Beyond the fuel-switch paradigm: The EU-ETS and the goal of net-zero emissions Given the economic shock to the EU-ETS from COVID, the price of EU carbon allowances (EUAs) has held up remarkably well in recent months. From a low of €14.3/t in the early ...
Government to launch inquiry into financial sector and climate risk
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
A proposed federal inquiry will examine the legality of banks and insurers' decisions to withdraw from lending or insuring mining projects on climate risk grounds.
Green loans to finance light rail, battery storage
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Two new green loans totalling $400 million have been put in place to support light rail and a battery energy storage system.
Cromwell Property Group sets net zero carbon target
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Cromwell Property Group has set a target of achieving a net zero carbon emission target by 2050.
Super fund backs microgrid battery storage development
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
An industry superannuation fund has made an investment in a microgrid battery storage development to capture renewable energy in New York City and Texas.
Global fund manager joins Climate Action 100+
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The world's third largest asset manager will join Climate Action 100+, the world's largest investor engagement initiative on climate change.
Industry super cuts emissions exposures by 40%
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
An industry superannuation fund has cut the carbon emission exposures of its equities portfolios by 40% over the previous year through the introduction of carbon-constrained benchmarks.
Hydrogen's role in the green economy
ANTOINE CHAMPENIER  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in existence. People have imagined possible applications for hydrogen for a long time, but these ideas have often been full of promise yet short on delivery. So far, the element's uses have mostly been ...
Climate Action 100+ adds companies to engagement list
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Climate Action 100+ has augmented its focus list of companies for engagement, including several new Australian listed companies.
State of the climate report confirms need for climate-aware investing: Future Super
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
A recent CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology report confirms pace, severity of climate change, and adds impetus to investing in line with reducing risks of climate change.