Climate Mitigation Pathways Need To Account for the Ambivalent Role of Finance

10 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2021

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Stefano Battiston

University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance; Ca Foscari University of Venice

Irene Monasterolo

Boston University; Vienna University of Economics and Business

Keywan Riahi

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Bas van Ruijven

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Date Written: December 13, 2020

Abstract

Modelling the ambivalent role of finance in climate mitigation scenarios is fundamental to identify feasible energy transition pathways to achieve the Paris Agreement target.

Keywords: climate finance, financial risk, mitigation scenarios, energy technology, systemic risk, integrated climate financial risk assessment

JEL Classification: G01, G20, Q43, Q54,

Suggested Citation

Battiston, Stefano and Monasterolo, Irene and Riahi, Keywan and van Ruijven, Bas, Climate Mitigation Pathways Need To Account for the Ambivalent Role of Finance (December 13, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3748041 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3748041

Stefano Battiston

University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance ( email )

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Ca Foscari University of Venice ( email )

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Venice, 30121
Italy

Irene Monasterolo (Contact Author)

Boston University ( email )

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Boston, MA 02215
United States

Vienna University of Economics and Business ( email )

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Vienna, Wien 1020
Austria

Keywan Riahi

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) ( email )

Schlossplatz 1
Laxenburg, A-2361
Austria

Bas Van Ruijven

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) ( email )

Schlossplatz 1
Laxenburg, A-2361
Austria

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