Why are institutional investors ignoring climate change risk?

June 11, 2012 by  
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An analysis by Ceres and Fund Votes of 2011 proxy voting reveals that the three largest mutual funds failed to vote in favor of a single climate-related resolution.

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Senate Votes Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

March 9, 2012 by  
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In a victory for environmentalists and green energy activists everywhere, the Senate yesterday voted against the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that was slotted to run from the dirty tar sands in Alberta, Canada down to the Gulf Coast of Texas. The pipeline has been at the center of a political debate in the United States, with most Democrats and the President on one side arguing against it for low job prospects and environmental concerns, and many Republicans pushing for it with arguments about the economy and friendly oil. The Senate was voting on the Northern half of the pipeline, which needed a Presidential Permit because it crossed international borders. TransCanada, the builder of the pipeline, announced last week that they were going ahead with building the southern half of the pipeline because it didn’t need special permitting. Read the rest of Senate Votes Against the Keystone XL Pipeline Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 350.org , alberta tar sands , Bill McKibben , keystone pipeline , Keystone XL Pipeline , senate keystone pipeline , senate vote , transcanada , transcanada pipeline , xl pipeline

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