Climate change in top 3 global concerns

A new Climate Change Confidence report released by US bank HSBC lists climate change as one of the top three global concerns for consumers, alongside terrorism and economic stability.  HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence commissioned the report to understand the economic implications of climate change and climate-related business opportunities worldwide.  This is the fourth annual study providing consumer perceptions on climate change.

The study found respondents in developing economies have the highest concern in terms of their climate vulnerability.  People in developed economies supported low-carbon solutions and pushed for businesses to invest more in resources used to tackle climate change. … Continue Reading