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first_imgSurvey finds private equity investors looking to boost renewable holdings, cut oil and gas ties FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):Roughly 40% of private equity investors say they will be reducing investments in the oil and gas sector in the next five years because of climate change concerns, according to a winter outlook survey conducted by secondary market investment firm Coller Capital Ltd.“Limited partners who do expect change to their investment strategies are broadly planning to replace oil and gas exposure with investment in renewable energy and climate-friendly products and services,” Coller said in the survey’s Nov. 28 release.While 57% of the 113 limited partner investors surveyed in Europe and Asia said they were changing energy strategies in reaction to climate change, only 30% of North American limited partners said the same, according to the survey. Just 16% of those in North America expect to need to make these modifications within the next five years, the survey found. More than one-third of those surveyed said they would be reducing investment in oil and gas, 42% said they would put more money behind climate-friendly goods and services, and 40% said more investment cash would go to renewable energy, according to the survey. [Bill Holland]More ($): Concerned over climate, PE investors looking to leave oil, gas for renewableslast_img read more

first_imgNew Delhi: Serena Williams heads into this year’s French Open as an outsider for a Grand Slam title for possibly the first time in 20 years, with questions surrounding her fitness after a poor start to the season, while Naomi Osaka needs to rediscover her best form to solidify her position at the top of the women’s game with a third straight major crown.The 37-year-old Williams is still waiting for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam triumph, with her last victory coming at the 2017 Australian Open shortly before taking a break from the sport due to pregnancy.She impressed initially after returning, but last year twice fell just short of drawing level with Margaret Court’s mark, losing in the Wimbledon final to Angelique Kerber before her infamous meltdown en route to another final defeat by Osaka at Flushing Meadows. Williams’ 2019 campaign has not gone to plan so far, with a series of injuries seeing her manage just four matches since her Australian Open quarter-final exit to Karolina Pliskova. But she is confident her work off the court can help her find her best game in the biggest tournaments.”I actually haven’t been able to train or practice a lot.I was out much longer than I expected,” admitted the three-time French Open champion last week in Rome, before pulling out of the tournament ahead of a second-round tie with sister Venus.”But I did everything I could to stay fit. I knew that I love the clay season and I wanted to be a part of it.”It’s not about today or tomorrow. For me obviously it’s about playing well at all the big moments… Obviously the Slams, etc, just getting ready for those events.” For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

first_img Kyle Busch on finishing second to brother Kurt: ‘Wrong end of the deal’ Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mother, Brenda Jackson, died April 22 at the age of 65 after battling cancer, but her memory was honored in a special way Wednesday.The retired NASCAR driver shared a photo on Instagram and detailed the intimate family gathering that took place as her ashes were spread. But it wasn’t until the end of the evening when they received what seemed like a special sign from Jackson. Related News NASCAR at New Hampshire: TV schedule, lineup, qualifying drivers for Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 “Mothers side of the family got together for dinner tonight,” Earnhardt wrote. “We planned to do this monthly as a way to remain connected and a part of each other’s lives.”center_img View this post on Instagram “After dinner we went to spread moms ashes on a beautiful hillside on our property as she had requested,” Earnhardt continued. “As we all were saying our goodbyes at the end of the evening there was a rainbow straight off the front door of the house. What an amazing ending to a special day.” Mothers side of the family got together for dinner tonight. We planned to do this monthly as a way to remain connected and a part of each other’s lives. After dinner we went to spread moms ashes on a beautiful hillside on our property as she had requested. As we all were saying our goodbyes at the end of the evening there was a rainbow straight off the front door of the house. What an amazing ending to a special day.A post shared by Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@dalejr) on Jul 17, 2019 at 5:21pm PDTEarnhardt retired from full-time driving after the 2017 Cup Series season, but will honor his late father by driving Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s first Cup Series scheme at Darlington Raceway in August.last_img read more

first_imgPRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The Liberals have named Mavis Erickson their candidate in Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies.The Liberals made the announcement Wednesday that Erickson completed the Team Trudeau nominations process.Erickson runs a law practice in Prince George with a law degree from Harvard. She was also the elected chief of the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council.- Advertisement -Erickson will take on the incumbent Bob Zimmer from the Conservative party, Ron Vaillant representing the Peoples Party of Canada, Catharine Kendall of the Green Party and Jacob Stokes of the Rhinoceros Party of Canada.The NDP have yet to nominate a candidate for the riding. Candidates have until September 30, 2019, to file their nomination papers with Election Canada.A local debated has been announced for October 10, 2019, at the Lido Theatre. All the candidates have been invited to attend.Advertisement General Election day is set for October 21, 2019.last_img read more