Fossil Fuels

The “S” in ESG: Moderna vs ExxonMobil

It has been investment industry practice to carefully interrogate the methodologies used by ratings services to assign ESG ratings to companies and to [...]

Big Oil’s Bad Day in the Context of Portfolio Management

By: Garvin Jabusch I was impressed this week by Graham Sinclair's thoughtful piece “Why 26 May 2021 Matters,” looking at “Big Oil’s Bad, Bad Day” [...]

Systemic Risks & Economic Solutions: Transportation

With transportation contributing ~8 gigatons of greenhouse gases (CO2 equivalent) to the atmosphere each year, the sector is a key driver of the climate [...]

Why Investing in Solutions to the Climate Crisis is the Ultimate Gender-lens Strategy, Part 2

“S” and “G” won’t matter if we don’t save the world If you missed Part 1 in this series, where we discuss the climate crisis’s [...]

Liz Lane & Garvin Jabusch on “It’s The Economy” ~ KGNU Radio

Originally aired by KGNU Radio Host Liz Lane interviews Robert Reich on his new book "The System: Who Rigged It and How to Fix It." and Green Alpha's CIO [...]

Talking Markets: Oil, Car Companies Lead List of Most Low-Carbon Patents ~ WSJ

An analysis of patent filings has shown that companies generally considered to be less environmentally friendly are the ones filing the most patents for [...]

Dear Larry Fink: It’s Time to Turn Your Words into Actions ~ Worth

Larry Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock, poses for a picture. Photo by Jonathan Wong / South China Morning Post via Getty Images If [...]

The (Unintended) Darker Side of John Bogle’s Legacy ~ Worth & Financial Times

The industry titan changed the way millions of people invest, but indexing has greater implications now than it did 50 years ago. Published in Worth [...]

Green Alpha’s Annual Stakeholder Letter & 2019 Outlook

End-of-year 2018 was one of the worst that U.S. stock markets have experienced, and traders have no trouble finding reasons for pessimism. Like, maybe [...]