Investing in a Time of Climate Change: 2015 Study

Mercer
http://www.mercer.com/insights/focus/invest-in-climate-change-study-2015.html

[From a Climate Wire article by Benjamin Hulac, sub req’d] …The oil and utility sectors will become the second- and third-worst performing sectors 35 years out, behind coal, and other businesses based on fossil fuels will suffer, such as raw material manufacturers, the report projects. Oil and power company investors will watch their average annual returns north of 6 percent drop to 2.5 percent and 3.7 percent, respectively, each year.

Rising emissions will also create some strong investment opportunities: Renewable energy firms, nuclear companies and, to a lesser extent, information technology outfits should see returns grow annually…

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