Tag Archives: Climate Change

Climate Risks and Preparedness to Impact Credit Analysis

Moody’s Investor Services Inc. recently issued a report describing how the effects of climate change will become a negative credit factor for issuers absent sufficient adaptation and mitigation strategies (subscription required to view full report).  Moody’s says that its analysts … Continue reading

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Watch Now: EPA Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan Repeal

EPA is holding a public hearing on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan today, November 28, and tomorrow, November 29, at the West Virginia Capitol Building in Charlestown.  Speakers at today’s and tomorrow’s hearing will represent both national … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Issue Climate Science Special Report

Last week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a report entitled Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I (NCA4).  USGCRP consists of thirteen federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Energy, EPA, the Department … Continue reading

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GAO Report Finds that Climate Change Could Cost the Federal Government Billions; Alaska Governor Establishes State Climate Change Strategy

In a September 2017 report, Climate Change: Information on Potential Economic Effects Could Help Guide Federal Efforts to Reduce Fiscal Exposure, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) studied the potential economic effects of climate change in order to help federal decision-makers … Continue reading

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2017 Emissions Gap Report Finds that More Action is Needed to Meet Paris Goals

The United Nation’s Environment Programme (UN Environment) has released its 2017 Emissions Gap Report.  In its eighth edition, the report addresses the “gap” between the emissions reductions necessary to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of limiting global warming to under … Continue reading

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