Incentivising low-carbon infrastructure following COP23 – S&P Global Ratings writes for Responsible Investor

In the wake of COP23, climate change negotiations are already bringing repercussions on many energy and infrastructure sector assets: from enhanced resilience and low‐carbon transportation projects, to the conversion or shuttering of fossil fuel power plants.

S&P Global Ratings – along with Norton Rose Fulbright – writes in Responsible Investor on how we can expect these discussions to continue throughout 2018 and what the impact of decisions made at COP23 might mean for infrastructure. The industry experts quoted, including S&P Global Ratings’ Michael Wilkins, Head of Environmental and Climate Risk Research, were participants at the International Project Finance Association’s (IPFA) “COP23: Outcomes and  Impact on the Energy Infrastructure Sector” event in November 2017.

To read the full piece, please click here (please note the paywall).

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