The Big Picture

Climate change: the next financial crisis?

In the past year, the global energy transition has shot to the top of the financial agenda. With scientists warning that the world has little time left to slash greenhouse gas emissions, wildfires raging from California to the Amazon, and millions of young people on the streets demanding action, the implications of a fast-warming world are reshaping investment decisions like never before. From keeping readers ahead on the turning points in international climate negotiations, to revealing how politicians, chief executives and shareholders of the world’s biggest companies are responding, Reuters offers a unique, global perspective on the greatest crisis of our times.