It’s no wonder that ‘warmies’ have got the science of global warming wrong, they have morphed into ‘political science’, […] In addition, the University:
* Has become a signatory to the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project), the world’s largest source of company-reported emissions data, and a global movement urging companies to disclose carbon emissions and set targets to reduce them;
* Has joined the UN-led Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition, a coalition of investors who collectively are committed to decarbonising $US100 billion of its investment assets;
* Will incorporate carbon footprint reporting capability into the selection and review of listed equity investment managers; and
* Will further expand its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) framework to put in place ethical investment standards that support the economic and social rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
UN-led Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition?
The demonization of CO2 is a clueless distortion of the science, as any horticulturalist, farmer and non-governmental scientist will tell you. Major Report
The Positive Externalities of Carbon Dioxide: Estimating the Monetary Benefits of Rising Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations on Global Food Production:
So, which University?
Australia’s oldest university goes green
Divest from Israel; divest from carbon producers. What’s left? Will feminism cause them to divest from firms led by men? This could get amusing
In a first for Australian universities, the University of Sydney has announced it will substantially reduce the carbon footprint of its listed share portfolio over the next three years. By setting a reduction target of 20 percent relative to the footprint of its current listed equity composite benchmark, the University is visibly demonstrating its commitment to addressing climate change […]
Nor does the University of Sydney!
Figure 1. The least-squares linear-regression trend on the RSS satellite monthly global mean surface temperature anomaly dataset shows no global warming for 18 years 2 months since December 1996.