Dec

    Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: The Role of U.S. Financial Regulators

    12 PM EST

    Thought leaders in sustainable capital markets will discuss the systemic risk posed by climate change and how financial regulators can respond.

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    According to the Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee, Market Risk Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, “[c]limate change poses a major risk to the stability of the U.S. financial system and to its ability to sustain the American economy.” Managing Climate Risk in the U.S. Financial System (2020) at i.

    This program, presented by ABA Science & Technology Law Section's CleanTech & Climate Change Committee alongside ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER)'s Climate Change & Sustainable Development Committee, will discuss how climate change poses a systemic risk to financial stability, domestically and internationally. Both governmental agencies (like the CFTC) and nongovernmental organizations have expressed concerns with the ability of regulators’ capabilities to evaluate and quantify these risks, and of financial markets to account for and adapt to new climate realities. Experts from Ceres, a global leader in sustainability efforts, will discuss recent analysis and trends.

    Event Details

    Duration

    60

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Dec 02, 2020

    2020-12-02T12:00:00-05:00 2020-12-02T13:00:00-05:00 Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: The Role of U.S. Financial Regulators

    Thought leaders in sustainable capital markets will discuss the systemic risk posed by climate change and how financial regulators can respond.

    Sponsors

    Section of Science & Technology Law

    Panelists

    Steven M Rothstein

    Veena Ramani

    Co-sponsors

    Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

    Moderators

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