• 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

  • 2023421.08ppm

Emissions

News & Views

Danish pension fund divests from oil and gas firms expanding in production

At Danish pension fund P+'s AGM this week members overwhelmingly backed a resolution to tighten the investors fossil fuel policy

News & Views

Investors put pressure on Woodside Energy over climate concerns

ACCR and $81bn HESTA have put pressure on Woodside Energy ahead of its 2024 AGM but will $316bn AustralianSuper, a major shareholder, do the same?

News & Views

Research spotlight: how are major oil and gas firms scoring on transition planning?

Some of the world’s largest listed oil and gas firms have come under fire for insufficiently preparing for the energy transition. Research reveals significant divergence between firms, who are the leaders and laggards?

News & Views

Timing peak oil: are we heading for a delayed or timely transition?

Analysts are deeply divided when global demand for oil is likely to peak. NZI examines why asset owners are still struggling to manage the uncertainty around the transition timeline

News & Views

Is the dominance of the magnificent seven bad news for your carbon footprint?

Could US stock market concentration become a stumbling block on the road to net zero?

News & Views

EU firms under pressure to enhance climate transition plans as CSDDD passes

New EU rules could trigger fines for firms with insufficient climate transition plans legal experts warn

News & Views

Shell under fire from investors for banking on delayed transition

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell has come under fire for dropping its short-term emission reduction targets, campaigners suggests the firm is anticipating a delayed energy transition.

News & Views

Green hydrogen: the ‘champagne’ of the energy transition?

As part of Net Zero Investor’s first instalment in a climate solutions series, Aysha Gilmore takes a deeper look at the case for investing in hydrogen

News & Views

Franco-Swiss alliance to scrutinise corporate climate plans ahead of AGM season

Swiss and French investors are casting a critical eye on corporate stewardship reports in a bit to enhance accountability ahead of the 2024 AGM season, Ethos Foundation revealed

Briefs
News & Views

SEC adopts watered-down climate disclosure rule: a ‘mixed bag for investors’

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to adopt a watered-down version of its climate disclosure rule but dropped reporting requirements, the move was welcomed by investors who said more needs to be done

Briefs
Partner Content

Creating tomorrow’s climate tech leaders: Clean Growth Fund

The £101m venture capital fund could play a key role in helping firms reduce their Scope 3 emissions argues Beverley Gower-Jones, founder and managing partner at the Clean Growth Fund

News & Views

Is now the time to reconsider your passive exposure to fossil fuels?

Despite a short-term profit boost, fossil fuel stocks have dragged down global equity indices, as the energy transition picks up pace, their outlook is even gloomier

News & Views

Oregon pension fund to review fossil fuel investments

The Oregon state pension fund has launched its net zero strategy and committed to reaching net zero by 2050