Climate Change and the Carbon Transition
Climate and climate policy risk to your business or investments is too important not to understand. Dramatic physical evidence is combining with rapidly growing and increasingly urgent public alarm, especially among the young. The coming policy response is inevitable and will result in substantial market and social change affecting business and asset values across a wide range of sectors. If your operating horizon is even a few years out, you need to understand climate risk to make good decisions.
The most immediate climate change risk to many businesses and investments is not extreme weather and sea level rise, but the policy response of governments, central banks and regulators working to reduce emissions in accordance with the Paris Agreement. In particular, rapidly evolving international developments in green finance, carbon pricing and other systemic market-based policies have the potential to dramatically change the business and investment landscape, with associated impacts on operations, profitability and asset values.
Carbon Tide monitors the multinational coalitions and collaborations of governments, central banks and regulators working to reduce emissions. We help you see what’s coming on systemic carbon policy risk, and give you the comprehensive and up-to-date context you need to successfully navigate the carbon transition.
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Atmospheric concentrations of CO2 and other greenhouse gases are not only growing rapidly, but that growth is accelerating. The resulting temperature increase and climatic and sea level effects are already serious, and the danger of passing an runaway ‘tipping point’ is increasing. Mounting evidence and public alarm is driving a growing political and institutional response, including from the following initiatives monitored by Carbon Tide: