Climate Risks to the Financial System

9 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2015

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Howard Covington

Cambridge University, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Date Written: October 27, 2015

Abstract

An estimate is made of the specific risk to the fossil fuel sector from wind and solar generation and from electric vehicles. The systemic risk to investment portfolios from climate change is then analysed.

Keywords: Climate risk, systemic risk, wind generation, solar generation, electric vehicles

JEL Classification: C53, G12, G20, G30, L71, Q41, Q42

Suggested Citation

Covington, Howard, Climate Risks to the Financial System (October 27, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2681153 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2681153

Howard Covington (Contact Author)

Cambridge University, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences ( email )

Cambridge, CB3 9DD
United Kingdom

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