Few firms disclose financial impact of climate risk, review finds
Reliable measures still some way off, banks admit
Efforts to quantify the risk of global warming are changing the way banks manage credit portfolios
Barclays, BNP Paribas and others are analysing risk of climate change-related losses
Environmental stress tests and scenario analysis reveal hidden risks
EU non-financial reporting rules expected to push firms to consider ESG concerns
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Benedikt von Butler of Citigroup discusses how market participants in the central and eastern European markets can ensure they are fully prepared for the risk of new climate change legislation and manage their carbon risk accordingly
Yvo De Boer, previous executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) says that there will be no legally binding agreement drawn out at COP16
Government plans to dump the cap-and-trade element of the UK Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will ease risks for participating companies
Taiwan's plans for a cap-and-trade carbon trading system have potential but relations with China will impact its progress, according to analysts
Investment in CDM carbon credits in China may slow because of the prolonged uncertainty over global climate change legislation, analysts say
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A sharp increase in oil demand from non-OECD countries will compensate for peaking demand in OECD area
The former Enron derivatives pioneer believes forcing trades on exchanges will benefit niche players and smaller companies
US senators have published a climate change bill establishing a cap-and-trade system for power plants and industrials that permits only exchange-traded and cleared transactions.
BP and ConocoPhillips will not renew their respective memberships of the US Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), announcing separate plans to engage policymakers as individual organisations.
US President Barack Obama has acknowledged the potential need to strip cap and trade out of US energy legislation currently being re-drafted in the US Senate in order to pass the bill.
President Barack Obama will have a new clean energy bill to sign by the end of the year, according to US congressman Edward Markey.