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Climate Finance and Financial Risk

Both climate change and the transition to a net-zero economy pose risks to financial assets and the broader financial system. RFF’s Climate Finance and Financial Risk Initiative aims to identify and improve the measurement of these risks to support financial stability, a thriving economy, and a healthy environment.

Examining Climate Risks in US Financial Markets

A 2020 discussion on the potential risks climate change poses on our economy and overall trends in climate risk and global financial markets.

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The Global Banking System Is Not Immune to Climate

Climate change will have a growing influence on the stability of the banking system, potentially contributing to future financial crises. Financial regulation authorities can act to reduce climate-related risks by implementing targeted measures.

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Pricing Climate Risk in the Markets

A 2020 episode of Resources Radio explores the uncertain but potentially seismic impacts of climate change on coastal real estate, electric utilities, and entire financial markets.

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