Data capture, not disclosure, is the way to meet our climate goals
The idea that we can secure accurate and comprehensive climate disclosures anytime soon is naive. We must make ultra-transparency work in support of our long-term goals.
Dr Ben Caldecott is founding director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme at the University of Oxford and co-chair of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment. He is the lead author of the report “Climate risk analysis from space: remote sensing, machine learning, and the future of measuring climate-related risk”