Economics Past Events

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Professor Ottmar Edenhofer is Director and Chief Economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
IIEA16th September 20201min

Professor Edenhofer examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sustainable economics and climate policies. He explains how a ‘European Fund for Climate Protection’ would safeguard climate investments.

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Kevin McGeeney, CEO of SCB Group
IIEA25th November 20191min

In his address to the IIEA, Kevin McGeeney analyses the risks posed by climate change to the financial system. Mr McGeeney examines the recent developments in the renewable energy markets and discusses the emerging trend of mandatory climate-related financial risk disclosures, as proposed by the European Commission and the Financial Stability Board.