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The Guardian: Carbon Reserves Held by Top Fossil Fuel Companies Soar

"It’s the companies in FFI’s Carbon Underground 200 who are going after the extreme stuff, which really needs to stay in the ground," Stuart Braman, FFI Founder & ChairmanAs part of their Keep in the Ground campaign, The Guardian's Damian Carrington covers FFI's 2015 update of The Carbon Underground 200 and talks with FFI Founder and Chairman Stuart Braman. FFI’s top 200 list is a good guide for those wanting to divest, as it...

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Mashable: Harvard’s $36 Billion Endowment May Have a 100-million-ton Carbon Footprint

If considered as a fossil fuel company itself, Harvard would rank as number 88 of the top 100 companies as ranked by their potential carbon emissions.Mashable's Andrew Freeman reports on FFI's analysis of carbon reserves emissions associated with the Harvard Endowment direct holdings in The Carbon Undergound 200. The report found that Harvard University's $36 billion endowment — the largest in the world — may finance more than 100 million...

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Harvard’s Carbon Footprint Based on Reserves

Measuring and disclosing the carbon footprint of investments is at the heart of efforts such as the Montreal Carbon Pledge and the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition, supported by institutional investors representing trillions in assets. It is the first important step in managing the investment risks associated with climate change and carbon regulation. One element of a carbon footprint relates to the current annual CO2 emissions of all...

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