Climate Change

Why graphite is crucial to global green transition

 Why graphite is crucial to global green transition

Highlights Natural graphite is found in two commercial varieties –crystalline (flaky) graphite and amorphous graphite. The incorporation of low-carbon emission technologies would require the extraction of large quantities of minerals. Th...

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As the world debates climate change, what is impact investing?

As the world debates climate change, what is impact investing?

Impact investing is based on the concept of social responsibility that has the individual and institutional investors at its heart, compared with corporate social responsibility (CSR) that has businesses at its heart. Impact investing is undeniably...

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Bold climate goals in COP26: Unwavering move or political greenwashing?

Bold climate goals in COP26: Unwavering move or political greenwashing?

Highlights Many major coal consuming countries have pledged to shift away from coal in a bid to achieve global climate goals.  Despite COVID-19-induced lockdowns, the greenhouse gas concentration touched a record high in 2020, going up at ...

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Overview of COP26: Glasgow’s two-week climate summit

Overview of COP26: Glasgow’s two-week climate summit

Highlights COP26 kicked on October 31 in Glasgow and the summit will last till 12 November. Alok Mishra is hosting the summit; world leaders from 200 countries are expected to attend the conference. The summit aims to bind the world leaders to...

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Rio Tinto and BlueScope Steel to explore green energy to reduce carbon footprint

Rio Tinto and BlueScope Steel to explore green energy to reduce carbon footprint

  • October 29, 2021 07:09 AM PDT
  • Aayush

As Australia aims to lower its carbon footprint by 35% below the 2005 level by 2030, big steelmakers are bracing to step up their game. One of Australia’s largest miners, Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO), with a market capitalisation of AU$34.4 mi...

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Can electric batteries help shipping industry go green? 

Can electric batteries help shipping industry go green? 

Highlights The global shipping industry is likely to witness a significant rise in its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Technological advancements and operational measures are required to help international shipping meet its climate goals. St...

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Morrison: Australia on track to beat 2030 emissions target

Morrison: Australia on track to beat 2030 emissions target

  • October 28, 2021 01:33 AM PDT
  • Aayush

Highlights  Scott Morrison has said Australia is on track to reduce carbon footprints by 35% below 2005 levels by 2030. According to Morrison, the country has already lowered its carbon emissions by more than 20% from 2005. Some climate e...

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How are 5 NZX energy stocks performing amid RBNZ’s latest report?

How are 5 NZX energy stocks performing amid RBNZ’s latest report?

  • October 26, 2021 02:54 AM PDT
  • Sonal

On 26 October, the RBNZ released a report that summarised its actions to diminish and manage the risks related to climate change. Managing its own operational emissions, working directly with RBNZ-regulated entities on climate-related risk managem...

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Over 100 million people in Africa at risk of climate change?

Over 100 million people in Africa at risk of climate change?

Highlights A recent report by the World Meteorological Organization suggested that about 1.2 million people had replaced their locations because of storms and floods in Africa. The report further suggested that if the pace remains the same, the...

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How are 5 NZX energy stocks aiding clean projects in 2021?

How are 5 NZX energy stocks aiding clean projects in 2021?

  • October 18, 2021 11:54 PM PDT
  • Sonal

Highlights  The NZ government has committed $1.3 billion to support countries most exposed to climate change. Trustpower appointed Catherine Thompson as General Manager, Regulatory and Risk, on Tuesday. Z Energy declared that the last day...

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 Contact (NZX:CEN): How did it perform in September month?

 Contact (NZX:CEN): How did it perform in September month?

  • October 18, 2021 01:05 AM PDT
  • Sonal

Contact Energy Limited (NZX:CEN;ASX:CEN) is the largest privately owned energy firm in New Zealand. On 18 October, Contact Energy released an operating report for September 2021. The Group revealed that its customer business recorded mass market e...

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