Risky business: Low-carbon transition threatens $1.6tr in fossil fuel investment

Madeleine Cuff
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Risky business: Low-carbon transition threatens $1.6tr in fossil fuel investment

If climate policies follow strategy set out in Paris and ratchet up over time fossil fuel companies could be putting trillions of dollars at risk

Most observers of the energy and climate sector are well-versed in the stranded asset theory by now. First promoted by analyst non-profit Carbon Tracker in 2011, it posits that oil, gas and coal projects...

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