Science and data analytics can illustrate climate-related financial risks. COVID-19 might show us what climate risk will “feel” like.
News out in the last two weeks has illustrated the dramatic impacts of COVID-19 on the overall economy. In the US, GDP contracted by 4.8 percent in the first quarter, and unemployment is at depression-era levels. The European Commission has released forecasts for a "recession of historic proportions", projecting a 7.4 percent contraction in 2020 [...]