Ready or not – a low-carbon economy is coming

Government and business must avert a disorderly move away from fossil fuels, says the Geneva Association’s Maryam Golnaraghi

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Golnaraghi doubts global economic decarbonisation would occur independent of government prompting

Global capital is crucial to leading toward a greener planet, but it’s not enough on its own – governments have to be involved. And if they don’t act, consequences for workers could be dire.

So says Maryam Golnaraghi, a climate scientist and director of extreme events and climate risk at the Geneva Association think-tank for insurance, the industry on the hook when monster weather strikes. She is concerned that all the officious buzzing around the financial risk part of climate change is

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