As a result of the consensus that has formed around the human influence on climate change, we see several major developments that have significant future economic and investment implications. This piece discusses the evolution of the consensus view and the resulting implications.

Founded in 1988, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change and is considered the world’s most authoritative scientific body on climate change. With 195 member countries, the IPCC was created to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change, its implications and potential future risks, as well as to put forward adaptation and mitigation options.

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