Climate Investments Need to Quintuple
Although last year, climate investments matched fossil fuel investments for the first time in history, the level of climate infrastructure investments needs to quintuple to reach net zero by 2050, BlackRock’s Charlie Reid says Last year, for the first time in history, climate infrastructure assets attracted as much capital as new fossil fuel investments. But […]
Climate Change and the Economy
Climate scientists and investors could help each other in developing more granular models of the impact of climate change on specific areas. This is needed because the impact will be far greater than current economic models assume, Associate Professor Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick says.
Economist Blasts Climate Risk Assessments
The impact of climate change on global economies has been grossly underestimated, economist Steve Keen argues. The impact of climate change on the global economy, and in extension investment portfolios, has been significantly underestimated due to problems with widely-used economic models that assess the impact of global warming on future gross domestic product (GDP) growth. […]