The Dicey Economics of Investing in Fossil Fuels Now

The Dicey Economics of Investing in Fossil Fuels Now | Business

Even before a pandemic sapped the world’s thirst for crude, fossil-fuel producers faced threats from renewable energy, electric vehicles and worries about climate change. Is it time to strike, or slip away?

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Podobné články | 22. 09. 2021 15:37:11 | Business

Energy supplier Green has become the latest victim of the crisis engulfing the sector as it collapsed blaming "unprecedented market conditions and regulatory failings".

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 15:06:46 | Business

A report by a liberal think tank tries to quantify the potential employment gains and losses, concluding that subsidies will be crucial.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 14:41:42 | Business

Around 70 cargo ships are queuing outside two of the biggest ports in the US due to the increasing demand for imported goods.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 14:32:04 | Business

Traton, the maker of Scania, MAN and Navistar trucks, said it was also suffering from shortages of many other critical components.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 14:25:55 | Business

The PM says farmers can export to the US, and insists the chances of a wider trade deal are not fading.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 14:00:37 | Business

A digital marketing services group founded by a British advertising executive is plotting a public listing in New York that could value it at more than $3bn (£2.2bn).

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 13:32:01 | Business

Global stock market values are climbing after a massive Chinese company, seen as having the largest debt pile in the world, was able to sooth worries over its imminent future.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 13:30:31 | Business

The tech giant has changed its playbook this year to rebut criticism, using its algorithm to promote positive stories about itself.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 13:18:08 | Business

Beijing is the undisputed king of coal, but the announcement at the United Nations General Assembly this week was cautiously welcomed by climate experts.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 13:10:15 | Business

The Fed is expected to clearly signal that it will slow bond purchases later this year. But the meeting comes as stocks sink.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 13:04:06 | Business

The energy regulator says "well above" hundreds of thousands of customers may be left in limbo as more suppliers fold.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 12:09:49 | Business

A London-based company which uses artificial intelligence to transform waste into reuseable resources is raising millions of pounds from investors amid frenzied interest in the sector.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 11:05:14 | Business

A new rule, the only one of its kind in a major European city, forbids short-term private-room rentals, adding fuel to the debate over how to control booming prepandemic tourism.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 11:05:10 | Business

A parallel universe of millions of employees did not have the luxury of thinking about returning to the office — they never left. Six workers share their experiences.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 10:52:03 | Business

Igloo Energy is close to being added to the list of supplier casualties as the fallout from surging gas prices continues to shrink the number of players operating in UK’s domestic energy market.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 10:46:49 | Business

Total losses through fraud rockets by 30% in the first half of the year, with many victims not refunded.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 09:02:07 | Business

In areas inundated with coronavirus patients, hospitals have postponed treatments and surgeries for people with other serious conditions.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 08:45:23 | Business

The government could end up giving tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers' money to an American company to help it restart carbon dioxide production at two plants, a minister has told Sky News.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 08:20:29 | Business

Pret A Manger has revealed plans to hire 3,000 staff through a post-coronavirus strategy that will see it target sales away from city centre offices after a pandemic driven slump.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 05:40:16 | Business

More than £1bn-worth of state pensions have been underpaid due to repeated human errors which were almost inevitable amid complex rules and outdated IT systems, a spending watchdog has said.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 04:10:51 | Business

Taxpayers will help pay for the operating costs of a US-owned fertiliser manufacturer amid the ongoing energy crisis - just weeks after the government announced it was cutting Universal Credit and raising National Insurance contributions.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 03:14:53 | Business

The competition watchdog has been asked to look at the structure of the UK music industry over concerns musicians are getting "meagre returns" from the current streaming system.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 01:27:46 | Business

The coffee and sandwich chain says it hopes to open 200 shops and double in size within five years.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 01:27:45 | Business

The Public Accounts Committee is "increasingly alarmed" about key parts of the rail project.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 01:08:58 | Business

The National Audit Office says 134,000 pensioners, mostly women, were affected by a preventable scandal.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 00:42:57 | Business

Boss Brian Chesky says people are increasingly combining business and leisure travel thanks to remote working.

Source: | 22. 09. 2021 00:30:25 | Business

The Justice Department said the partnership amounted to a merger in the New York and Boston markets and reduced competition more widely.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 23:40:07 | Business

Ministers are considering efforts to join an existing free trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada - or to strike a series of mini-deals with America - after Boris Johnson appeared to admit a standalone UK-US free trade deal was not an imminent prospect.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 23:36:37 | Business

Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, has signed off on an effort to show users pro-Facebook stories and to distance himself from scandals.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 22:32:24 | Business

He developed an estimated 200 toys and other items, including a phaser rifle for “Star Trek.” But his best-known product was a game for “literally everyone on earth.”

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 22:13:12 | Business

Airlines and airports say they need a date for when PCR tests are removed so they don't lose out on bookings.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 21:30:27 | Business

Previewing its new approach, the Treasury Department announced sanctions against a virtual currency exchange called Suex.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 21:18:38 | Business

Ladbrokes owner Entain has confirmed it received a takeover offer from US fantasy sports betting firm DraftKings - reportedly valuing it at around $20bn (£14.6bn).

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 20:46:52 | Business

The group forecast that the worldwide economy would grow 5.7 percent in 2021, slightly lower than its previous estimate.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 19:56:09 | Business

Some 65 container ships are stuck outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, amid trade bottlenecks.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 19:34:13 | Business

A chilled foods distributor whose customers include Asda and J Sainsbury is on the brink of collapse as a maelstrom of headwinds including acute driver shortages threatens further disruption to grocery retailers' supply chains.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 19:30:24 | Business

The former chief executive of Fiat Chrysler, Mr. Manley will start at the automotive retail giant on Nov. 1.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 19:10:28 | Business

It is not clear precisely how much Evergrande, the Chinese property company, owes its creditors.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 17:46:48 | Business

Alyson Shontell, 35, will be in charge of content across Fortune’s magazine and website, as well as its conferences, newsletters, videos and podcasts.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 17:31:02 | Business

Alyson Shontell, 35, will be in charge of content across Fortune’s magazine and website, as well as its conferences, newsletters, videos and podcasts.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 16:22:33 | Business

A surge in gas prices has prompted fears of hard times ahead - but how bad could it get?

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 16:21:37 | Business

The technology giant has built a sprawling campus on the west side of Manhattan and has 12,000 employees in the city.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 16:06:42 | Business

Experts are making increasingly grim predictions about the developer’s ability to hold on without a government bailout, and the consequences of a possible collapse.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 15:42:24 | Business

It comes after one industry group warned shoppers could start noticing gaps on shelves within days.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 15:21:41 | Business

With the business secretary telling Sky News the government could make emergency loans to suppliers suffering from rising energy prices, Ian King speaks to Gareth Stace of UK Steel about the knock-on effects to other critical industries.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 15:16:17 | Business

Another of the UK's small energy suppliers is lining up advisers to oversee its potential insolvency after ministers ruled out stepping in to prop up companies on the brink of collapse.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 15:16:15 | Business

The prime minister has described Britain's energy crisis as a "short-term problem" and said he does not think there will be disruption to food supplies at Christmas.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 15:12:57 | Business

The UK is expected to have inflation of 3% at the end of 2022, the highest rate of the advanced economies.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 15:11:36 | Business

Occupancy rates and rents are at record highs, drawing investors and entrepreneurs looking for growth opportunities.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 15:11:07 | Business

The government has reached agreement with CF Industries to restart carbon dioxide production at its UK sites following talks between the company and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 14:51:58 | Business

To step onto Montserrat’s volcanic beaches, 21 travelers (so far) with an income of at least $70,000 have agreed to stay two months. The goal: to keep cash coming in, while keeping Covid away.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 14:41:57 | Business

The state voted in July to require workers who install solar panels and batteries to be certified electricians to ensure the safe installation of power equipment.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 14:27:00 | Business

It's all Vladimir Putin's fault! This is all because of climate change policy! We are doomed to winters like this forever!

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 14:26:36 | Business

The Biden administration is trying to address a problem with private child care that has worsened during the pandemic.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 14:26:34 | Business

The group forecast that the worldwide economy would grow 5.7 percent in 2021, slightly lower than its previous estimate.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 14:22:55 | Business

The jitters over a potential default for Chinese real estate firm Evergrande only tell part of the story.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 13:46:42 | Business

A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter’s care started showing up and kept coming.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 13:35:31 | Business

Shares of the troubled Chinese property giant slipped modestly lower Tuesday, while its chairman predicted a turnaround.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 13:30:03 | Business

Under government proposals, all employees will be given the right to request flexible working.

Source: | 21. 09. 2021 13:00:01 | Business

Shoppers could start noticing food shortages within days due to the crisis in carbon dioxide (CO2) supply, a food industry chief has warned.