COP27: new fund for vulnerable nations

COP27: new fund for vulnerable nations   On Saturday, a deal was reached at the United Nations climate talks to create a fund that would pay for climate-related damage in nations considered to be particularly vulnerable. It would cover damages from phenomena that scientists link to climate change that inflict havoc that is sudden or […]

ESG FUNDS DELIVER OUTSIZED RETURNS…TO ITS MANAGERS

ESG FUNDS DELIVER OUTSIZED RETURNS … TO ITS MANAGERS A 2015 MSCI study looking at ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing strategies over an eight-year period found evidence of alpha – or excess returns. A February 2021 Morgan Stanley review of more than 3,000 U.S. funds confirmed that ESG funds outperformed their traditional peer funds by a […]

A Global Carbon Price Is a Mirage

A Global Carbon Price Is a Mirage  Trading in greenhouse gas emission credits is likely to boom but unlikely to lead to a single global market  On November 29th, a GBP was worth €1.19 4,32. Gold costs $US1815 an ounce. But the price of carbon dioxide, a commodity of greater importance to the fate of the […]