Environmental and Climate Change Risks and Impacts + Extractive Industries
Projects By Topic
In 2017 CCSI integrated climate change as one of the core modules in its executive training on extractive industries and sustainable development. The session provides an introductory overview of the climate change impacts and the Paris Agreement. It gives an overview of various policy developments that have driven and will continue to drive the energy… read more
As part of a 3-year grant from Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), CCSI worked with the Columbia Water Center to develop and benchmark a modeling platform for quantitatively assessing the environmental risks associated with gold and copper mining projects and their resulting financial implications.
CCSI has been exploring what strategies fossil fuel companies have embraced in order to address climate change concerns and what responsible investors could request from fossil fuel companies in order to move towards a decarbonized economy.
CCSI is working to develop a regulatory and operational framework that would unlock the value of the APG that is currently wasted, in order to improve energy efficiency, expand access to energy, and contribute to climate change mitigation, thus promoting sustainable development.
CCSI is researching how the development of green technology could impact the demand for “critical” minerals.
Mine sites that are remote often rely on off-grid ways to generate power, which cost a lot more. Renewable energy could be a cost-reducing solution and CCSI is researching how to leverage demand from mines to deploy renewables in developing countries.
CCSI is exploring how equity can be taken into account when thinking through the issue of stranding assets.
In collaboration with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University, this research examines how the shift to electric vehicles (EVs) could be accelerated, and how this transformation may impact fuel demand. We focus on two areas where we have identified gaps in the existing literature. The first focus is on the impact of fleet… read more