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Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room Takes Aim at 60,000 Ships   
December 20, 2019
Source: Fast Company - Branson’s nonprofit Carbon War Room this week announced the creation of ShippingEfficiency.org, a site that ranks approximately 60,000 container ships, tankers, bulk carriers, cargo ships, cruise ships, and ferries with...
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2019 CEO Survey: Rob Adams, Perpetual   
December 20, 2019
Source: The Australian - As an early adopter of the UN Principles for Responsible Investing, and a member of the Investor Group on Climate Change, our investment approach includes quality filters which consider how businesses manage their ESG risks....
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Pumped hydro set to replace gas as a transition fuel: RepuTex   
December 20, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - The report by Melbourne-based consultancy RepuTex also warned any pressure from the federal government to extend the life of AGL Energy's Liddell power station would only push up power prices. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has...
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The Effects Of Dispersion In Carbon Intensity Scores On Carbon-Efficient Portfolio Construction   
December 20, 2019
Source: Seeking Alpha - A company's carbon efficiency is measured by its carbon intensity score (C.I. score), provided by Trucost. C.I. scores can be widely spread even within the same sector. Relative dispersion is a metric that allows us to measure...
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Armstrong Joins The Climate Group’s EP 100 Initiative to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions   
December 20, 2019
Source: ACHR News - TORONTO — Armstrong Fluid Technology has reinforced its commitment to sustainability and greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions by signing on with the Climate Group’s EP 100 initiative. The EP 100 initiative, in partnership...
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THE BIGGEST CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY STORIES OF 2019   
December 20, 2019
Source: EuroNews - 2019 has been a year of huge ups and downs for the environment. While sustainability came to the fore of social and political conversation, the heightened awareness came alongside stark warnings for the future of the planet.
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LED Scale-Up in Netherlands   
December 19, 2019
Source: Armed robbery in Revesby - A global switch to LEDs could save over 1,400 million tons of CO 2, stopping the construction of 1,250 power stations. The Climate Group, in partnership with Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), are working to accelerate the...
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Huge amounts of greenhouse gases lurk in the oceans, and could make warming far worse   
December 19, 2019
Source: National Geographic - Scientists are finding hidden climate time bombs—vast reservoirs of carbon dioxide and methane—scattered under the seafloor across the planet.
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Batteries, more wind needed to offset early Yallourn closure, modelling shows   
December 18, 2019
Source: Brisbane Times - And after 33 breakdowns in 18 months, many experts suggest it could be sooner. New modelling from energy analysts RepuTex found Victoria could withstand the closure as early as 2023 but that would require a significant expansion...
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Australia has harder task than 2030 climate target   
December 18, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - Investor Group on Climate Change director Erwin Jackson said current projections suggest that in the absence of additional action, emissions will remain fairly flat over the next decade. "Emissions are unlikely to fall in line...
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