China has yet to fully implement a reliable system of monitoring and disclosing information on toxic chemical storage and release. That, along with a poor safety record at Tianjin and other sites that store dangerous chemicals, leaves the public and the environment at risk of pollution.
Climate change is a risk that, while significant, is oftentimes misunderstood by the financial community. The new Carbon Asset Risk Discussion Framework aims to help financial institutions identify and understand climate-related risks to their portfolios.
Globally, changing water supply and demand is inevitable; what that change will look like is far from certain. A first-of-its-kind analysis sheds new light on the issue.