Canada's oil sands: unsafe, unsustainable, uneconomic
Learn strategies to divest from the Alberta oil sands, and reinvest in an environmentally friendly way: all while getting a good return on your investments.
On the 17th of June 2019, the Canadian Government declared a climate emergency.
How we deal with this emergency is up to all Canadians, not only our Government.
This article was written by Jeff St.John and originally published in Canary Media on January 31, 2023. Years of analysis have made it clear that replacing most of the coal plants in the United States with a mix of solar panels, wind turbines and lithium-ion batteries can save billions of dollars and prevent air pollution while…Read More
This article was written by Dennis Wamsted and Seth Feaster and originally published by the IEEFA on January 26, 2023. Texas is by far the largest electricity generator in the U.S., and has been for years. In 2010, the state generated 409.4 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity. In 2021, the total was 483.5 million MWh,…Read More
This article was written by Sam Reynolds and originally published on January 11, 2023, by the IEEFA. For years, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry has assumed that Asia would be a reliable, rapidly growing customer. But a turbulent year in global gas markets has called this assumption into question. Europe’s push to replace Russian…Read More
This article was written by Mitchell Beer and originally published in The Energy Mix on January 23, 2023. Denmark’s biggest bank has declared an end to fossil fuel financing, after concluding that 99.9% of its carbon footprint comes from financed emissions. Danske Bank supports “an orderly transition to low-carbon economies and will, for that reason,…Read More
This article was written by Esme Stallard and originally published by BBC on December 14, 2022. HSBC has announced it will stop financing new oil and gas fields, as part of its efforts to drive down global greenhouse gas emissions. Environment groups said the move sends “a strong signal” to fossil fuel giants that investment…Read More
This article was written by Frances Schwartzkopff and initially published in Bloomberg on January 23, 2023. One of Europe’s biggest investors is putting banks on notice and may start exiting the sector unless it sees proof that claims of portfolio decarbonization are matched by action. “The financial sector has really lagged,” said Dominique Dijkhuis, a member…Read More
NYC Comptroller Lander and City Pension Funds Call on Major U.S. and Canadian Banks to Set Absolute GHG Emissions Targets for High Emitting Sectors
This statement was originally published by the New York City Comptroller on January 24, 2023. New York, NY – Today, New York City Comptroller Brad Lander and three of the New York City Retirement Systems (the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, Teachers’ Retirement System, and Board of Education Retirement System) announced shareholder proposals at Bank of America, Goldman…Read More
This article was originally published in the Energy Mix on January 5th, 2023. With investors elsewhere turning up the heat on fossil companies to declare firm climate goals for the end of this decade, the Pathways Alliance is admitting it won’t likely comply with its 2030 emissions cap until 2035 at the earliest. In London,…Read More
This article was written by James Bradshaw and originally published in The Globe and Mail on December 30th, 2023. One of the next frontiers for clean energy that is attracting investment dollars from Canada’s largest pension plans is just out of sight to the naked eye onshore, in an expanse of ocean water 32 kilometres…Read More