Los Angeles County firefighters keep watch on the Bobcat Fire as it burns through the night in Juniper Hills, California, on September 19. Spatial finance can improve the quality of predictions about the impact of climate change, allowing the financial sector to conduct a more accurate assessment of environmental risks. Photo: Reuters
Los Angeles County firefighters keep watch on the Bobcat Fire as it burns through the night in Juniper Hills, California, on September 19. Spatial finance can improve the quality of predictions about the impact of climate change, allowing the financial sector to conduct a more accurate assessment of environmental risks. Photo: Reuters
William Blair
Opinion

Opinion

The View by William Blair and Emilios Avgouleas

How spatial finance can boost the climate change fight through better environmental predictions

  • Spatial finance can improve the quality of predictions about the impact of climate change, allowing a more accurate assessment of environmental risks
  • Improved evidence and monitoring will make it practical for investors and creditors to detect breaches of biodiversity covenants and enforce compliance

Los Angeles County firefighters keep watch on the Bobcat Fire as it burns through the night in Juniper Hills, California, on September 19. Spatial finance can improve the quality of predictions about the impact of climate change, allowing the financial sector to conduct a more accurate assessment of environmental risks. Photo: Reuters
Los Angeles County firefighters keep watch on the Bobcat Fire as it burns through the night in Juniper Hills, California, on September 19. Spatial finance can improve the quality of predictions about the impact of climate change, allowing the financial sector to conduct a more accurate assessment of environmental risks. Photo: Reuters
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