Ten dodgy fossil fuel deals hurting the banks

Published: 9 August 2016 Jump to: #1 Wiggins Island (WICET) #2 Peabody Energy #3 Adani Abbot Point #4 Whitehaven Coal #5 Newcastle Coal Port #6 Dalrymple Bay Coal Port #7 Origin – APLNG #8 Santos – GLNG #9 Aurizon #10 Dodgy deal in the pipeline? And one that’s already gone … Read More

Banks fail 2ºC climate test, pour $5.6b into fossil fuels

3 August 2016 Australia’s big four banks have made a mockery of their ‘two degree’ commitments, pouring $5.6 billion into the fossil fuel sector since the December 2015 Paris climate change agreement. Our latest research shows the banks’ have failed to come anywhere close to meeting their commitments to help hold global … Read More

Climate change denial goes mainstream at Macquarie AGM

28 July 2016 “There are two sides to this debate.” These were the remarks of the Macquarie Group Chairman Peter Warne, after their AGM descended into somewhat of a farce earlier today, as shareholders asked tough questions of a bank that is fast becoming a significant fossil fuel player and … Read More