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Sixth progress report of the IPCC: Physical risks of global warming
Sixth progress report of the IPCC: Physical risks of global warming
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Sixth progress report of the IPCC: Physical risks of global warming

In August 2021, the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) published a report on global climate change. One of the key messages is that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, land areas and oceans. Heat waves, precipitation and the resulting soil moisture were identified as relevant physical risks.

Interview with WALTER HATAK, Head of Investment Erste AM
Interview with WALTER HATAK, Head of Investment Erste AM

Interview with WALTER HATAK, Head of Investment Erste AM

According to the latest report from Forum for Sustainable Investments, the investments in sustainable funds/mandates (i.e. institutional clients) increased by 39% in 2019. What do you think is the reason for the drastic increase of this asset class? What has become clear during this crisis is that people are ready for big changes within short […]

Cognitive dissonance in climate policies
Cognitive dissonance in climate policies
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Cognitive dissonance in climate policies

If an important actor dissolves his cognitive dissonance by not only repressing the problem, but simply denying it, then this also has global consequences. The most important global decision-makers currently regard ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) risks, above all environmental risks, as the greatest risks. Read more about cognitive dissonance in our new ESG Letter about Global Risk.