10 finance firms effectively own half of all future carbon emissionsAugust 6, 2022
An analysis of the 200 largest fossil fuel companies suggests that just 10 shareholders could influence the fate of nearly half of the world’s remaining fossil fuels
6 August 2022
Just 10 financial institutions own nearly half of the unburned fossil fuels from the world’s largest fossil fuel companies.
The Carbon Underground 200 is a list of the 200 largest fossil fuel companies, created by FFI Solutions, a sustainable investing firm. Combined, the companies own 98 per cent of known fossil fuel reserves, an amount that would emit 674 gigatons of carbon if burned – nearly triple the global carbon emissions limits needed to constrain global warming within the 1.5°C …