Write a 3-5 page paper, due no later than midnight, Nov 1. Select a real company of your choosing. Topic: ?Managing the Risk of Climate Change: The Case of (Insert Your Company Name)?. You may, or may not, believe in human-caused climate change. This paper is not intended to be a debate about climate change. You are expected, however, to demonstrate that you have reviewed evidence.
For background information, see for example, http://www.climatehotmap.org/ and http://climate.nasa.gov/ and http://nas-sites.org/americasclimatechoices/more-resources-on-climate-change/climate-change-lines-of-evidence-booklet/ See other links at the end of this document.
Your focus should be on HOW climate change impacts the management of a company and how they can manage the risk(s). Some of your insights may extend beyond what we think of as corporate finance into marketing, logistics, and production.