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What Moody’s Recent Acquisition Means for Assessing the Costs of the Climate Crisis

The acquisition of Four Twenty Seven, a leading provider of insight on economic climate risk, stands out as an indicator that the climate crisis is seen as a material risk that corporations and governments must consider.

by |August 5, 2019
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Why Green Bonds Could Be Key to Fighting Climate Change

The idea behind green bonds is not complicated, but the application of this simple financial mechanism could be transformational.

by |August 2, 2019
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NYC is Selling Off Its Fossil Fuel Investments—Here’s Why That Matters

The City of New York joins a chorus of public and private entities refusing to support companies that contribute to climate change.

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Experts Examine Costs and Benefits of Investment Incentives

Each year, the U.S. spends more than $50 billion trying to attract business headquarters and keep factories open. How much do taxpayers actually benefit from that?

Climate Change’s Bottom Line

In the face of climate change, companies cannot continue to do “business as usual.” The risks and challenges of the changing climate threaten the bottom line, but also offer unprecedented opportunities.

by |May 14, 2014