Report documents the near-term impacts of climate change on investors

phys.org | 10/12/2017 | Staff
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In May 2017, the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory held a forum in New York City to discuss how new advances in climate science can inform investments in specific sectors of the global economy. The forum brought the world's best scientists into a conversation with the world's best investment professionals while setting aside the politics of climate change.

An outcome of this collaboration between the scientific community and the investment industry is a new white paper, "The Near-term Impacts of Climate Change on Investors." In the report, conference organizers and speakers explain how climate change affects investments and best practices for...
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