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Climate change threatens credit rating stability

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Credit ratings are not fully accounting for risks linked to climate, the IEEFA has cautioned.

In a new research note, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has called on regulators to help to improve the way credit rating agencies incorporate climate risk in their assessments. 

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