Climate Change: Transitions and opportunities

In this episode, Manju Seal sits down with atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe. Katharine is a well-known TED speaker, one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2014, and a respected scientist studying global warming today.  Originally from Canada, she is now a professor and the director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.  

In a wide-ranging interview, they discussed a “just transition” to a low carbon economy, why we need to talk about climate change, and the opportunities for global economies as the climate changes. 

In this episode:

  • What a “Just transition” involves 
  • How the market is affected by the rise of the renewables industry 
  • How the financial industry has been analyzing climate risk 
  • Opportunities for growth that climate change presents 

 

This episode's guest

Katharine Hayhoe
Katharine Hayhoe

This episode's host

Manju Seal
Manju Seal
Head of Sustainable Finance, BMO Financial Group & Capital Markets ESG Lead

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