Global climate change


We look at some of the potential drivers of global climate change investing in 2014.

As we look back on 2013, we have on the one hand the misfortune of reporting yet another year of record extremes in our climate, yet on the other, a lot of confidence that the climate change theme is as relevant to investors as ever. 2013 was the seventh warmest year on record and featured weather dislocations of the highest significance for decades; meanwhile, in Antarctica, the second lowest temperature in history was recorded at a balmy -93 degrees Celsius. Giles Money looks back on 2013 and makes his predictions for the year ahead.

Read more

Important Information:
Opinions, estimates and projections in this article constitute the current judgement of the author as of the date of this article. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Schroder Investment Management Australia Limited, ABN 22 000 443 274, AFS Licence 226473 ("Schroders") or any member of the Schroders Group and are subject to change without notice. In preparing this document, we have relied upon and assumed, without independent verification, the accuracy and completeness of all information available from public sources or which was otherwise reviewed by us. Schroders does not give any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of information which is contained in this article. Except insofar as liability under any statute cannot be excluded, Schroders and its directors, employees, consultants or any company in the Schroders Group do not accept any liability (whether arising in contract, in tort or negligence or otherwise) for any error or omission in this article or for any resulting loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise) suffered by the recipient of this article or any other person. This document does not contain, and should not be relied on as containing any investment, accounting, legal or tax advice. Schroders may record and monitor telephone calls for security, training and compliance purposes.