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Articles by Julien Vincent

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New poll shows public back climate action from banks

New poll shows public back climate action from banks

Nearly half of Australians would be prepared to switch to another bank if they found out their current bank is financing projects that worsen climate change.

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Banks and fossil fuels: They are breaking the first law of holes

Banks and fossil fuels: They are breaking the first law of holes

A new report released today from the Stockholm Environment Institute has more stark evidence we need to be shifting away from fossil fuels at a rapid clip.

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Santos ‘hopenomics’ on oil price

Santos ‘hopenomics’ on oil price

Santos’ estimates of the future oil price makes some very bold assumptions that will test the bullishness of brokers and analysts.

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AMP board's stunning admission: They never considered climate change

AMP board’s stunning admission: They never considered climate change

AMP board admitted this week they had been out to lunch on climate change, and had never considered the issue.

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Would Australia's Future Fund really provide cheap finance to Carmichael coal?

Would Australia’s Future Fund really provide cheap finance to Carmichael coal?

Could Australia’s sovereign wealth fund be the key source of finance that enables Adani’s Carmichael mega coal mine in the Galilee Basin?

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Australian super funds lose $5.6 billion on fossil fuel investments

Australian super funds lose $5.6 billion on fossil fuel investments

Australian superannuation funds have collectively lost over $5.6 billion on their fossil fuel investments in last two years.

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The incredible shrinking coal industry

The incredible shrinking coal industry

Just a few years ago a long and glorious future was expected for coal, based on China’s insatiable demand for coal – our coal.

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Sydney Uni the thin end of the wedge in coal investor campaign

Sydney Uni the thin end of the wedge in coal investor campaign

Greenpeace’s campaign to get USYD to divest from Whitehaven Coal could be the thin end of a campaign that could embarrass coal investors and analysts alike.

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Will Joe Hockey end Age of Entitlement for fossil fuels?

Will Joe Hockey end Age of Entitlement for fossil fuels?

Joe Hockey wants to end Age of Entitlement. Does that include fossil fuels, which receive more $10bn in subsidies, or $430 per taxpayer each year?

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Coal, and CSG: $247bn sleeping time bomb for super funds

Coal, and CSG: $247bn sleeping time bomb for super funds

One quarter of super fund members prepared to change fund if their current one was found to be invested in coal mining and coal seam gas.

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Is the party over for small coal stocks?

Is the party over for small coal stocks?

Fund managers and small investors focusing on the small end of the listed coal market have had many unhappy returns this past year.