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The price of environmental activism

The myth of cheap renewables is starting to add up

7 October 2022

4:00 AM

7 October 2022

4:00 AM

The environment social and governance (ESG) movement commenced life over 100 years ago with wowser investors avoiding shares in brewers and distillers. Embargoes on the merchants of sin, with gambling and smoking joining alcohol, have long ceased to be the primary target. The sin is now hydrocarbon energy (particularly coal), with gas and oil as secondary prey.

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