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Why the Paris Agreement poses major stranded asset risk to Indonesian palm oil

GreenBiz

Research lays bare scale of stranded asset risk facing Indonesia's palm oil sector if Paris Agreement climate goals are met.

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“Makes no sense:” Push for new gas pipelines could create $A675bn of stranded assets

Renew Economy

The post “Makes no sense:” Push for new gas pipelines could create $A675bn of stranded assets appeared first on RenewEconomy. A US$500 billion global rush to build new gas pipelines - including Australia's "gas fired recovery" - undermines efforts to achieve zero net goals.

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The growing concern over stranded assets

GreenBiz

As with so many climate-related topics, the hypothetical is rapidly turning into the hypercritical.

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New poster child for stranded assets: Dakota Access Pipeline

Impact Alpha

The post New poster child for stranded assets: Dakota Access Pipeline appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The contested pipeline, opposed by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and a broad coalition of activists, was increasingly an economic millstone.

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Governments should compensate investors for stranded assets, says IISD

Environmental Finance

Governments should compensate oil and gas investors for stranded assets to avoid costly tribunals, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has said.

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Who really owns the oil industry’s future stranded assets? If you own investment funds or expect a pension, it might be you

Environmental News Bits

Even if the new well is a success, future government policies designed to slow climate change could make the project unprofitable or force it to shut down years … Continue reading Who really owns the oil industry’s future stranded assets? If you own investment funds or expect a pension, it might be you.

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New blow to fossil gas as regulator shifts death spiral risk to new connections

Renew Economy

Households in Victoria could soon be required to pay up front for a new connection to the gas network to defray cost of stranded assets for other users. The post New blow to fossil gas as regulator shifts death spiral risk to new connections appeared first on RenewEconomy.