CBA will become first bank outside US to be pressured to disclose the risks to its lending and investment portfolios from climate change.
Two months after Australia’s trashes its carbon market, China unveils plans for $65bn carbon market – a price of around $18/tonne
It’s not renewables that are causing Australia’s electricity over-capacity, its old and dirty coal-fired generators. AGL Energy says three quarters of the country’s coal plants are past their used-by date and some should be retired.
Cleantech stocks in Australia lost ground in August, but those in China surged. Perhaps it has something to do with policy environment.
Former GetUp director Simon Sheikh launches Australia’s first fossil fuel free super fund as coal and oil divestment campaigns gain momentum.
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.
As Abbott government renews attempts to kill ARENA, academics warn Australia could lose world leading position in solar research.