SDG 13: Climate Action

Climate change is driving a financial crisis – here's what needs to change

Disaster risk is financial risk. Here's what we need for a fit-for-future financial system. Image: REUTERS

Irina Zodrow

Head, Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)


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    ‘Multiple Breadbasket Failure’ scenario, which looks at the effects of production shocks caused by climate events on crop prices and agricultural commodities markets, is a clear example of increasing systemic risk and the role the financial sector should play in addressing it.

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