Investing in extreme weather conditions

Quintin George Rayer, Richard Millar

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Environmentally-focused investors often consider climate risks. However, potential liabilities for damages from extreme weather events due to emissions from carbon-intensive sectors present risks that may not be reflected in current share prices.

Given the devastation of the recent Atlantic hurricane season, it is worth asking how close we are to some companies or sectors being held liable, at least partially, due to their activities. The answer may be that this is closer than many might expect.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Specialist publicationCitywire Wealth Manager
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2018
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)


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