• 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

BTPS' Wyn Francis (top left), Innes McKeand of USS (top right), Railpen's Caroline Escott (bottom left) and a panel at PLSA this week (bottom right)
News & Views

Best of PLSA 2023: BTPS - LGIM - JOHCM - Railpen - USS

An overview of Net Zero Investor's coverage of PLSA's 2023 investment conference, which took place in Edinburgh last week

Content Tags: Pensions  UK 

Were you unable to make it to Edinburgh last week week? Don't worry, Net Zero Investor was there for you as Britain's pension fund community gathered in the Scottish capital for the annual investment conference of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA). Below our highlights from last week's event.

Why BT pension’s investment guardian takes ‘a pragmatic, evolving approach’
Net Zero Investor sits down with Wyn Francis, who represents the UK’s largest company scheme.

'Careful with companies where there is value at risk’, says Railpen’s stewardship head
Railpen's Caroline Escott talks stewardship, engagement and pension funds' role in driving net zero investments.

DC investors divided on split voting and stewardship PLSA debate reveals
The question of split voting is gaining increased prominence among institutions in the UK, particularly among DC Master Trusts.

USS heavyweight on decarbonisation, renewables and biodiversity investments
Innes McKeand of the UK's Universities Superannuation Scheme discusses his pension fund's role in the net zero investment space.

Scottish Widows stewardship chief sees growing misalignment between pension funds and asset managers
Asset managers’ actions are increasingly in conflict with pension funds' best interests, Maria Nazarova-Doyle tells Net Zero Investor.

‘Investors are rediscovering developing markets’, says JOHCM’s Andrew Parry
Keynote speaker Andrew Parry, head of investments at J O Hambro, checks in with Net Zero Investor.

China not a priority for UK pension investment chiefs
Some of the UK's largest pension funds seem outright reluctant to engage in investment adventures in China.

PLSA exclusive: LGIM bets big on ‘engagement with consequences’
On the last day of PLSA in Edinburgh, Net Zero Investor sat down with one of the world's largest investment managers, serving half a dozen UK pension funds.

‘Asset owners must take managers’ stories with a pinch of salt’
NZI caught up with Paul Lee, head of stewardship and sustainable investment at Redington, which serves some of the UK's largest pension funds.

Content Tags: Pensions  UK 

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