Monthly Archives: January 2015

The fossil fuel divestment campaign: what role does it play in addressing emerging carbon risk?

The fossil fuel divestment campaign: what role does it play in addressing emerging carbon risk?

The emerging carbon risk Carbon risk is systemic in nature. Tied to the future availability of carbon assets and triggered by environmental-related risks, the risk of a carbon “bubble” collapse has the potential to cause large fossil fuel companies (coal, oil and gas) to fail. Such an impact to the carbon-intensive energy exporting countries wouldRead more

Interstate Conflict is the new top concern for Global Risks 2015

Interstate Conflict is the new top concern for Global Risks 2015

The WEF Global Risks 2015 identifies ‘interstate conflict’ as the top catastrophe threat of concern, in a new ranking order of business risks for the next decade. Managing the business risk posed by political instability and other threats is a research theme of the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies. Ahead of its yearly meeting inRead more