GLOBAL WARMING

Keith Nuthall
ACCOUNTANTS should help develop standardised accounting methods to operate greenhouse gas trading systems created because of the Kyoto Protocol on global warming, says a new United Nations report, co-authored by finance industry heavy hitters, such as the Dresdner Bank Prudential and Swiss Re.

It also advises that accountants, actuaries, analysts, credit rating agencies and others help corporate their clients better understand the threats and opportunities posed by climate change. The paper warns that accountancy practices, insurance ...


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