Briefing: Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Risk Upon Risk

March 25, 2019By Lorne StockmanBriefings 3 Comments

The ACP is facing a triple threat of challenges that combine to present serious obstacles for the project to reach completion, which are are likely to further delay construction and raise the project’s price tag even higher. It would be prudent for investors to question whether pursuing the project further is a wise use of capital.

Korea’s Coal Finance: Polluting the World

November 13, 2018By Alex DoukasBriefings

The twin challenges of air pollution and climate change demand a rapid transition away from fossil fuels, and a particularly rapid phase-out of coal-fired power plants. Despite this, the Korean government continues to be among the biggest backers of coal-fired power plants around the world.

Fact Check: IEA Climate Scenarios are not Aligned with Paris Goals

October 23, 2018By Greg MuttittBriefings

Investor briefing, October 2018 Co-published with Greenpeace Download the briefing The IEA scenarios — including the Sustainable Development Scenario (SDS) — fall short of the Paris Agreement goals and therefore don’t actually answer the question investors are asking, namely: are companies prepared for a world that takes the Paris Agreement seriously? The SDS is not providing an … Read More

Gas Is Not a Bridge Fuel: Why Ireland’s Climate Goals Cannot Be Met with More Gas

July 9, 2018By Greg MuttittBriefings, Featured, Resources

Ireland is on course to miss both its short-term climate commitments within EU legislation, and its long-term target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector by between 80 and 95 percent by 2050. Expanded gas extraction will only make it more difficult to achieve these goals, and must be avoided in order to achieve a safe climate future.