How would financial disclosures about climate risks influence corporate decision-making?
BIS 346 Reading Questions #5
Refer to chapters 3&4 in Building a Resilient Tomorrow to answer the following questions.
1. (2 pts) How would financial disclosures about climate risks influence corporate decision-making? Explain the rationale, and what problems are associated with it.
3. (2 pts) How does Hank Paulson, as well as the Government Accountability Office (GAO) describe financial problems that will result from the impacts of climate change?
4. (4 pts) Explain in detail the different ways that taxes could be targeted to address climate change impacts.
5. (2 pts) What are many countries, such as Mexico, doing to ensure that they are able to pay for disaster relief, given the increasing frequency of weather-related disasters due to climate change? How do these efforts contrast with the United States?