John Gibbons: Investors’ slow shuffle away from fossil fuel giants gathering speed
Real climate action is finally happening – and the key driver is, improbably, the global investment community
The decision to rely on fossil fuels to power civilisation and expand our dominion over the planet means humanity has unwittingly struck a Faustian pact with nature. We have understood the broad terms of this bargain for well over half a century.
In 1965, Lyndon Johnson, the US president, published a report that presciently examined the existential risks involved in uncontrolled fossil fuel burning.
“By the year 2000 the increase in atmospheric CO2 will be close...
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Susan O’Keeffe: Energy crisis is a missed opportunity to drive home effects of climate change
This is the moment to declare that food will be short, houses will be colder, transport will be affected and water treatment plants will run slower
Comment: Business must support climate action, not rally against it
Companies must take a role of leadership and ask themselves, what have we done to drive or influence others to become more sustainable?
Peat briquettes to avoid first phase of smoky fuel regulations
Although Bord na Móna peat products will not comply with the 5g/hr standard intended to be introduced in 2025, the company will cease the sale of such products by 2024
John Gibbons: How one tycoon’s mendacity has dragged us to the age of extinction
The world’s worst climate denier is now launching an editorial campaign supporting a carbon-neutral future in an attempt to rehabilitate his image. It won’t wash