• Atmospheric CO2 /Parts per Million /Annual Averages /Data Source: noaa.gov

  • 1980338.91ppm

  • 1981340.11ppm

  • 1982340.86ppm

  • 1983342.53ppm

  • 1984344.07ppm

  • 1985345.54ppm

  • 1986346.97ppm

  • 1987348.68ppm

  • 1988351.16ppm

  • 1989352.78ppm

  • 1990354.05ppm

  • 1991355.39ppm

  • 1992356.1ppm

  • 1993356.83ppm

  • 1994358.33ppm

  • 1995360.18ppm

  • 1996361.93ppm

  • 1997363.04ppm

  • 1998365.7ppm

  • 1999367.8ppm

  • 2000368.97ppm

  • 2001370.57ppm

  • 2002372.59ppm

  • 2003375.14ppm

  • 2004376.96ppm

  • 2005378.97ppm

  • 2006381.13ppm

  • 2007382.9ppm

  • 2008385.01ppm

  • 2009386.5ppm

  • 2010388.76ppm

  • 2011390.63ppm

  • 2012392.65ppm

  • 2013395.39ppm

  • 2014397.34ppm

  • 2015399.65ppm

  • 2016403.09ppm

  • 2017405.22ppm

  • 2018407.62ppm

  • 2019410.07ppm

  • 2020412.44ppm

  • 2021414.72ppm

  • 2022418.56ppm

Defined Benefit

News & Views

Timberland is increasingly on the radar of natural capital investors

Forestry is currently dominating the natural capital conversation for institutional investors looking at this emerging asset class

News & Views

OMERS’ sustainability chief on why the C$127bn fund’s green investment spree will not slow down

Following a flurry of transactions this summer, OMERS' chief sustainability officer Michael Kelly opens up about the pension fund's investment strategy and allocation decisions

News & Views

PLSA: Pension funds raise caution on renewables outlook

Pension funds explain that they are not expecting to commit further to renewables due to their funding position and various government initiatives

News & Views

PLSA: will the UK’s push to invest in private markets lead to more investments in renewables?

The British government has targeted the defined contribution sector and the LGPS as key potential investors to fund the country’s energy transition, but the move is facing challenges

News & Views

LGPS Central launches new net zero strategy to ‘decarbonise real economy’

Patrick O'Hara and Edward Baker from LGPS Central talk to Net Zero Investor about the pensions pools newly launched net zero strategy.

icon roundtable

TfL pension fund: “decarbonisation is possible by doing sensible things over time”

TfL pension fund has for the first time taken stock of its carbon reduction targets. Net Zero Investor sat down with CIO Padmesh Shukla and fund secretary Stephen Field to discuss their progress.

News & Views

UK offshore wind still has room to grow, despite failed auction

Inflation and supply chain issues won’t buck the long-term trend of continued growth and investment in UK offshore wind, investors say

News & Views

Akademiker Pension’s Eni divestment: when all else fails

Akademiker's decision to divest from an Italian fossil fuel giant puts the spotlight on a grey area of active ownership – escalation