As expected, tension was high at this year’s international climate change conference, COP27, as global policymakers debated the key challenges and potential solutions needed to keep the goals of the Paris Agreement within reach. Though this ultimately hindered broad-based progress, positive developments included Loss & Damage climate transition financing, improved biodiversity protection, and collective agreement on ensuring a “just” global energy transition. This month, we highlight investment risks and opportunities stemming from COP27. We also discuss the implications of poor corporate governance following recent fallout in the crypto industry.
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