This report was produced in partnership between Carbon Tracker and the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London. This study analyses the potential for continued cost reductions in solar photovoltaics (PV) and electric vehicle (EV) technologies to displace demand for currently dominant...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.
This report is designed to challenge the conventional thinking and linear models which dominate the current scenarios for energy futures. The greatest risks and opportunities will arise from more dramatic shifts rather than business as usual or incremental change. There is increasing investor interest in what analysis is useful to test business strategies and demonstrate resilience in a low carbon future. This follows on from engagement and resolutions at the oil majors.Find out more
Fossil fuel companies risk wasting up to $2.2 trillion in the next decade, threatening substantially lower investor returns, by pursuing projects that could be uneconomic in the face of a perfect storm of factors including international action to limit climate change to 2˚C and rapid advances in clean technologies.Find out more
Join us for an event at Imperial College London to discuss the disruptive power of low-carbon technologies. With the solar and electric car industries growing rapidly, and political efforts to halt climate change becoming ever more ambitious, the energy and transport sectors look set to change dramatically over the next few years. Is peak oil […]Find out more
REVOLVE’s flagship exhibition – Visualizing Energy – is celebrating its 5th edition this summer with a special forum gathering energy transition leaders. Our senior researcher Luke Sussams will be presenting Carbon Tracker’s latest research Expect the Unexpected alongside industry experts. The study looks at the scale-up potential of electric vehicles and solar photovoltaics and raises the following questions: […]Find out more
Join us for a timely Transparency Symposium aimed at to those that hope and believe that the pension capital markets could, and should, become a ‘force for good’ for our planet and society as a whole; as well as enabling the efficient provision of financial security in old age. Kathy Ryan, our co-head of institutional investor […]Find out more
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