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An investor’s guide to climate change: the simple and surprising facts

Most of us have heard about global warming and its effects, but how much do we really know about how human activity is harming the environment?

2021-06-16
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Authors

Anastasia Petraki
Investment Director, Sustainability

Every year, more and more people around the world feel the effects of climate change through recurring extreme weather events that harm life and property and dislocate populations. The good news is that we are concerned enough for Greta Thunberg to be immediately recognizable around the world. The bad news is that we are not scared enough. Despite all the policy action in the last decades, greenhouse gas emissions are still increasing and the planet is still warming.

Authors

Anastasia Petraki
Investment Director, Sustainability

Topics

In focus
ESG
Climate Change
Environmental
Governance
Public Policy
Social
Global
2021
Market views
Sustainability
Sustainability North America
Impact Investing

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