French financial sector poorly accounts for climate risks, says Bank of France

By |oktober 28th, 2019|banque de France, Climate Change, climate risk, environment, France, Green finance, News|

In a note published on Friday (25 October), the Bank of France noted that the risks associated with climate change are taken into account in a "partial and heterogeneous" manner by France's financial institutions. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports. 

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Cost-benefit analysis does not work well for wicked problems like climate change

By |julij 4th, 2019|climate change mitigation, climate risk, climate science, heatwave, heatwaves, News|

What is the monetary value of being able to breathe in Beijing or New Delhi without discomfort? Beyond the simple numerical challenges, cost-benefit analysis has an inherent ethical blind spot, writes Kevin Noone.

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When climate action means better roads

By |junij 7th, 2019|adaptation, climate action, climate adaptation, climate risk, climate risks, european investment bank, Extreme weather events, Loss and Damage, natural disasters, News|

The European Investment Bank is stepping up its climate adaption projects in developing countries, and that means building roads and infrastructure that can better cope with natural disasters, write Luca Lazzaroli and Léon Faber.

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Europe urged to bolster defences against climate, cyber risks

By |januar 18th, 2019|climate risk, climate risks, Cybersecurity, Davos 2019, environmental damage, insurance industry, News, WEF, zurich|

Nations across the globe should step up preparations against global risks such as climate change and cyber attacks, EU officials say, as these areas remain the most pressing for global experts surveyed ahead of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) taking place in Davos next week.

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Banks pressed to evaluate risks linked to ‘natural capital’

By |januar 16th, 2019|Climate Change, climate risk, climate risks, News|

While the assessment of financial risks caused by climate change – like floods and storms – is becoming more widespread in the financial community, the evaluation of broader environmental risks like deforestation or ocean pollution is still a major blank spot for bankers.

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Climate change is a problem of politics, not science

By |december 14th, 2018|1.5°C pathway, China, climate risk, climate science, COP24, IPCC, News, Paris Agreement|

The scientific, economic and social arguments for aggressive action on climate change are powerful. Our political leaders are now at a fork in the road and our children and grandchildren are watching, write Valérie Masson-Delmotte and Jiang Kejun.

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‘Loss and Damage’ emerges as crunch item at COP24

By |december 11th, 2018|Climate Change, Climate insurance, climate risk, climate risks, COP24, Extreme weather events, Loss and Damage, loss and damage fund, News|

There is still no clear picture in Katowice on how to provide a readily available funding mechanism for developing countries affected by extreme weather events.

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Green transition: ECB and budgetary authorities should face their responsibilities

By |december 10th, 2018|2030 climate and energy targets, climate risk, climate risks, ECB, European Central Bank, European semester, macroeconomic imbalances, macroeconomic surveillance, News|

Reforming the rules for coordinating budgetary and economic policies in the eurozone is a necessity to conciliate economic, social and climate objectives, write Olivier Bodin and Michael Vincent.

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Climate change and development aid: The economic case for prevention

By |december 10th, 2018|adaptation, Climate Change, climate risk, climate risks, developing countries, floods, Food security, Global South, News, resilience, Thailand|

Climate change affects developing countries more heavily, with broad impacts on the environment and the economy, insurers say, highlighting the need to act before damage is done.

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European oil majors better prepared for energy transition than US, Chinese counterparts

By |november 12th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, BP, CCS, Climate Protection Plan 2050, climate risk, Energy Roadmap 2050, ENI, Equinor, ExxonMobil, gazprom, hydrogen, News, oil and gas industry, oil majors, Repsol, Rosneft, Shell, Statoil, TCFD, Total|

Oil majors are “lagging” when it comes to preparing for the low-carbon energy transition, according to a new report from financial watchdog CDP, which nonetheless praised BP, Eni, Equinor, Total, Repsol and Shell for taking the industry’s lead.

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