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Reuters: Global warming could cut over 60 countries’ credit ratings by 2030, study warns

A new study co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, predicts “that 63 countries – roughly half the number rated by the likes of S&P Global, Moody's and Fitch -…

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Financial Times: AI can shine digital sunlight on to company greenwashing

A study on climate change and credit ratings co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in the Financial Times article. “The majority of countries in our sample will suffer…

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The Guardian: UK, US and others face credit rating fall over CO2 emissions – study

Sovereign debt downgrades in store for many nations unless they act on climate crisis, says a team of researchers including Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School. The used artificial intelligence to simulate the economic effects of climate change…

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Emissions and credit

The first 'climate smart' sovereign credit ratings suggest global warming downgrades as early as 2030, says team of economists including Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School. The first sovereign credit rating to directly include climate science shows that…

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Air pollution: Thick smoke billowing into the sky from a factory chimney.

New Europe: Europe must decarbonise three times faster to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Cambridge Judge’s Professor Michael Pollitt and Dr Chi Kong Chyong comment on Europe’s decarbonisation policy. “We have remodelled the European Commission’s 1.5 TECH and COMBO scenarios and took them further with two additional, extreme cases. Our conclusion is straightforward: European…

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Montel: Critics scorn proposals to extend ETS to heating, transport

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on carbon trading emission scheme. “The key aspect of an emissions trading scheme is the quantity limitation – it’s not the same as a common carbon tax,” he…

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The Fifth Estate: The UK’s emissions trading scheme could outstrip Europe’s as the world wakes up

A report looking at EU climate targets co-authored by Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the Australian business newspaper for the sustainable built environment. Extending EU Emissions Trading System to buildings and…

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Climate targets

Extending EU Emissions Trading System to buildings and transport will require measures to protect the most vulnerable consumers, says report co-authored by Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School. Proposals to extend the EU Emission Trading System (ETS) to…

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European union flag in vibrant green environment.

Startups Magazine: Programme for startups looking to make an impact on CO2e emissions

Carbon13, a venture builder for the climate emergency, that supports startups geared at reducing CO2e emissions by2025, is launching a programme for startups and looking for applicants. Co-founder and CEO of Carbon13 Chris Coleridge, who is also Senior Faculty in…

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Helsinki Sanomat: Study finds the cheapest way to reduce traffic emissions: Not everyone should get an electric car

Although electric vehicles are becoming cheaper, sustainable fuels could also play an important role in reducing transport emissions to meet climate-change goals, says a new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge…

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