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Clean Energy VS Traditional Energy 10-year Performance

Clean Energy Investment and Innovation Trends: Navigating the Road Ahead

Ron Pernick
Clean Edge, Inc
Energy transition investments globally hit $1.1 trillion in 2022, breaking the $1 trillion mark for the first time, according to BloombergNEF. And a projected $1.7 trillion will be investing globally in clean energy in 2023, significantly more than the approximately $1 trillion expected to flow into fossil fuels, according to International Energy Agency.
Hamburg-Germany-photo by Kevin Kandlbinder-Unsplash

Navigating the Investment Impact from the EPA’s Evolving Carbon Rules

Dr. Pooja Khosla and Thomas H. Stoner Jr.
For investors concerned about climate change risk, the issue of which stocks to buy, hold and sell can be quite complicated. The power sector represents the largest consumer of carbon fuels and is highly regulated. Data that measures climate risk – from sector-level analysis to security-level analysis – can be vital for investors who want exposure to the power sector while minimizing transition risk to a lower-carbon future.
Public Equity Investing in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency by Paul Hilton - Trillium

Public Equity Investing in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Paul Hilton
Trillium Asset Management
Trillium’s Sustainable Opportunities thematic public equity strategy aims to address global sustainability challenges in three core areas: climate solutions, economic inclusion, and healthy living. While many of Trillium’s equity strategies have exposure to renewable energy, the Sustainable Opportunities strategy has a greater level of exposure to climate solutions, like renewable energy and energy conservation.
PV array at N NM Community College - David Breecker Microgrid Systems Lab

Investing in Resilience & Access: The Global Microgrid Energy Landscape

David Breecker
Microgrid Systems Laboratory
Small-scale integrated energy systems are becoming an increasingly common feature of the renewable energy landscape. Microgrids offer a high degree of resilience to utility outages caused by extreme weather events, ageing assets, or attacks on grid infrastructure, by disconnecting from the bulk grid and operating autonomously. They increase the availability of renewable energy as well as being a solution for energy poverty.

Additional Articles

The Climate Pricing Gap

The economic tailwinds are behind the clean energy transition. Climate change is a glaring risk on the horizon that should be impossible to ignore. But like so much of society, the stock market is stuck in Don’t Look Up mode. Asset managers can impactfully change the narrative around sustainable and climate-focused investing, while fulfilling fiduciary duty.

Project Drawdown: Working to Halt Climate Change

The world is in a race between two very different futures, according to Project Drawdown’s executive director Dr. Jonathan Foley. The world will be a bleak one where we let climate change go unabated and the effects get worse and worse or one where we don’t let climate change go unabated and we build a better, more sustainable and equitable world.

Ceres Releases Annual Climate Risk Scorecard

The new scorecard by the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets shows how 10 federal financial regulators have implemented key actions to address the financial risks of climate change. There is still much more work to do addressing these risks with the same level of ambition and urgency as their global counterparts.

Sunwealth 2023 ESG Fixed Income Fund of the Year

Recently, Environmental Finance named Sunwealth’s Solar Impact Fund their 2023 ESG Fixed Income Fund of the Year. This recognition is part of Environmental Finance’s 2023 Sustainable Investment Awards – a global initiative that seeks to recognize fund and asset managers focused on ESG and sustainability.

Proof of Peak Natural Gas but Climate Innovation Funding is Still Challenging

We’re using a record amount of electricity here on Earth but while emissions are up, the energy mix is changing significantly. Indeed, wind and solar were up 19% year-on-year from 2021, whereas coal was up just 1.1% and natural gas use actually plateaued. As a result, the energy we use now has the lowest carbon emissions ever.

The Next 30 Years: GM’s Vision for a More Sustainable and Equitable Future

From the 2022 Archives – For GM, the pandemic became an opportunity for company-wide innovation. With the development and launch of numerous EVs, we showed ourselves and the world just how agile and creative we could be, even during a challenging time for everyone across the globe. Today, we’re using what we’ve learned to propel forward our vision of an all-electric, more sustainable and more inclusive future.

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