Tom Lyons, head of Climate for Allspring, and Chris McKnett, head of Sustainable Strategy, Stewardship, and Implementation for Allspring’s Sustainability team, discuss the impacts of a changing climate and how they’re becoming increasingly evident worldwide on different industries, especially how the world produces and consumes food. A more complete discussion can be found in Allspring’s midyear report.
Climate transition strategies involve challenging implementation questions. Among the most important: “Which index should we use?”
In the fourth episode of Allspring’s 2023 outlook series, the topic of conversation is how our climate is increasingly influencing societies and markets and the potential implications of that. Tom Lyons, head of Climate Investment Research, and Nashat Moin, senior ESG (environmental, social, and governance) analyst on the Global Fixed Income Research team discuss this with Jamie Newton, head of Global Fixed Income Research for Allspring.
As we write this article in mid-August, authorities across the Rocky Mountains are issuing flood warnings. Monsoon rains have drenched deserts and mountains in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming, with eight million Americans significantly affected. These extraordinary conditions belie an even more severe and longer-term challenge: the intense drought crisis throughout the western U.S.