Sustainability: Global investors say lack of climate action risks financial crash

Sustainability: Global investors say lack of climate action risks financial crash

Global investors managing a combined $32 trillion in assets warned negotiators at the UN climate summit that the lack of action on climate change could provoke a financial crisis much deeper than the 2008 meltdown. For instance, investment firm Schroders said that the global economy could see losses of $23 trillion in the long run without rapid action. On the contrary, a rapid clean energy transition could result in enormous benefits. “The low-carbon economy presents…

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Energy & Enviroment: “Climate Policy Will Not Dampen Upstream Investment” – IEA

The emphasis on climate policy will not dampen investment in the upstream oil and gas sector, according to Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency.

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