Talking Point

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.

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