CFTC announced members of the new Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee of the Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC). The subcommittee was established to provide a report to the MRAC that will identify and examine the climate-related financial and market risks. Among others, the Subcommittee will work on issues related to disclosures, reporting, and stress testing of climate risks.
Bob Litterman, the founding partner and Risk Committee Chairman of Kepos Capital, will chair this 35-member Climate Subcommittee. The Climate Subcommittee comprises experts from the financial markets, the banking and insurance sectors, the agricultural and energy markets, the data and intelligence service providers, the environmental and sustainability public-interest sector, and the academic disciplines singularly focused on climate change, adaptation, public policy, and finance. Topics and issues this Subcommittee may consider include, but are not limited to, the following:
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