It’s no wonder Chairman Mal is so excited about returning us to the slavery of a carbon tax, the former member for Goldman Sachs has seen the dollar signs:
17 Dec: Guardian: Revealed: how Google enlisted members of US Congress it bankrolled to fight $6bn EU antitrust case
by Simon Marks in Brussels and Harry Davies
Republican and Democratic senators and congressmen, many of whom have received significant campaign donations from Google totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars, leaned on parliament in a series of similar – and in some cases identical – letters sent to key MEPs…
“Before Google, the most sophisticated company in terms of political influence was Goldman Sachs. But Google beats them any day because contrary to Goldman they don’t just focus on the top,” Lafitte said. “Google makes its influence felt absolutely everywhere.”…
***Kyung-Ah Park sounds robotic, like she is reading from a script:
AUDIO: 27mins: Goldman Sachs: Episode 28: The Business Case for Climate Action
18 DEC 2015 – ***Kyung-Ah Park, head of Environmental Markets at Goldman Sachs, represented the firm at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. She discusses the historic climate agreement adopted by 196 parties and ways the business community can help facilitate the transition to a low carbon economy.
This podcast was recorded on December 15, 2015.
PDF: 53 pages: 30 Nov: Goldman Sachs: The Low-Carbon Economy
We explore the low carbon economy, now a growing, $600 bn+ pa revenue opportunity.
Between 2015 and 2020, solar PV and onshore wind will add more to global energy supply than US shale oil production did between 2010 and 2015. By 2020, six in ten lightbulbs will be LEDs; and our analysts expect carmakers to sell 25 million hybrid & electric vehicles by 2025, 10x more than today. We estimate that these technologies will save >5 Gt of CO2 emissions per annum by 2025 and could help global emissions to peak earlier than expected around 2020, with ripple effects felt across our global coverage.
Goldman Sachs does and seeks to do business with companies covered in its research reports. As a
result, investors should be aware that the firm may have a conflict of interest that could affect the
objectivity of this report…
Thanks to super sleuth, Pat, at Jonova. Money money money. Climate, not so much.