The new Carbon Tracker report "U.S. Shale Oil and Gas: Going over the hedge?" shows that some U.S. shale oil and gas companies have limited protection from oil prices falling further, especially as their hedging positions expire in 2016.Find out more
What is Carbon Tracker?
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.
“Carbon Tracker has changed the financial language of climate change.”
Carbon Tracker won the Guardian Sustainable business Award for Innovation in Communicating Sustainability in May 2014 and in May 2015.
The market for thermal coal is in structural decline in the United States. Squeezed out by an abundance of cheap shale gas and ever tightening pollution laws, it may be a harbinger of things to come for other fossil fuel markets globally.Find out more
Carbon Tracker is developing a transition road map for the fossil fuel industry (the “Blueprint Series”). This will outline the steps we believe that the industry and individual companies will need to take to adapt their business practices and models to move down a trajectory consistent with an energy transition that delivers a climate secure global energy system.Find out more
The term stranded assets is now in the risk and investment lexicon. It’s often used in the context of carbon exposure risk, but goes wider. Investments can be impaired, new risks may lurk. With its long term horizon, actuarial work is well placed to add value around this issue.Find out more
Carbon Tracker will take part to RI Europe 2015, one of the most important annual appointments for asset owners, asset managers, investment consultants and rating agencies.Find out more
In the context of the Paris Business Climate Summit, this high-level roundtable will bring together financial regulators and policy-makers, investors and asset managers to discuss their role in driving an orderly energy transition. Setting up new financial regulatory standards requires immediate action in order to avoid to build up in the system the risk of stranded assets and dysfunctional capital allocation.Find out more