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Carlyle’s timid capital raise for renewables

Private equity firms are seeking to portray themselves as supportive of the energy transition. One indicator of their commitment to clean energy technologies is fundraising. Several private equity firms have sought to raise money for funds with a mandate…

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Report outlines KKR’s harm to frontline communities

Report Outlines KKR’s Harm to Frontline Communities As it Continues to Center a Fossil Fuel Strategy Private equity behemoth KKR’s portfolio companies have committed numerous environmental violations and engaged in unethical business practices while contributing to the climate crisis, as…

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NGP emissions grow under Carlyle ownership

NGP Energy Capital Management (NGP or also called “Natural Gas Partners”) claims to be at the forefront of transitioning to a low-carbon economy, through “partner[ing] with first-in-class entrepreneurs building oil and gas companies that are improving their emissions intensity of…

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Private equity drives methane pollution

Sustainability-focused nonprofit Ceres and the Clean Air Task Force released their annual Benchmarking Methane and Other GHG Emissions[1] report in May 2023. Of the over 300 oil and natural gas producers analyzed, 60% of the top 10…

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