Assessing Bank of England’s Climate Risk Scenarios
Global central banks and regulators are increasingly focused on the risks climate change poses to the global financial system.
The Bank of England’s recent climate risk stress test is the latest effort. In this webinar, we discuss the BOE’s climate risk scenarios, our methodologies for expanding them to a wide range of economic, financial, and demographic variables across the world, and the implications for future efforts by central banks to gauge climate risks.
Join Mark Zandi, Chief Economist; Marisa DiNatale, Senior Director; and Chris Lafakis, Director, as they discuss climate change scenarios and their implications on central banks.
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