Daimler Trucks, NextEra, & Blackrock Form Heavy-Duty Charging Company

Medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks, like any electric vehicle, require charging infrastructure that is both accessible and effective. However, charging infrastructure for these vehicles presents a bigger challenge than that of smaller electric vehicles due to their larger size and greater power requirements. Firstly, medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks typically … [continued]

Big Oil Investors Put to the Test at Annual Shareholder Meetings

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Kathy Mulvey This week is the culmination of major oil and gas companies’ annual general meetings, also known as annual shareholder meetings. As in previous years, climate-related shareholder proposals are on the agenda for Shell, ExxonMobil and Chevron, and climate advocates are urging major investors, including BlackRock, … [continued]

Dear G7 Leaders

Ahead of the Group of Seven summit, which begins tomorrow, 457 investors managing $41 trillion in assets have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to enact more ambitious climate policy. The letter mentions six specific actions for governments, including committing to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, strengthening their … [continued]