28 Results for Tag: climate

Kyoto Protocol

DefinitionThe Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that commits state parties to reduce greenhouse gas emiss

Heating Degree Day (HDD)

Heating Degree Day (HDD) What is 'Heating Degree Day - HDD' The number of degrees that a day's average temperature is below 65oFahrenheit (18o Celsius), the temperature below which buildin

Headline Risk

Headline Risk What is 'Headline Risk' The possibility that a news story will adversely affect a stock's price. Headline risk can also impact the performance of the stock market as a whole.

Ifo Business Climate Survey

Ifo Business Climate Survey What is 'Ifo Business Climate Survey' A key monthly survey that measures the business climate in Germany. It is widely followed as an early indicator of the sta

Natural Capital

DefinitionNatural capital is the world's stock of natural resources, which includes geology, soils, air, water and all living organisms. Some natural capital assets provide people with free

Offering Circular

DefinitionAn offering memorandum or offering circular is a type of prospectus for a bond or other security. Sometimes, this is also referred to as a prospectus, offering memorandum, or short

Abatement Costs

Abatement Costs What is 'Abatement Cost' A cost borne by many businesses for the removal and/or reduction of an undesirable item that they have created. Abatement costs are generally incur

Above Ground Risk

Above Ground Risk What is 'Above Ground Risk' Non-quantifiable risks that can adversely affect a project or investment. Above ground risk is generally used in the energy industry to refer


Abatement What is 'Abatement' Abatement is a reduction in the level of taxation faced by an individual or company. Examples of an abatement include a tax decrease, a reduction in penalties

Above Water

Above Water What is 'Above Water' 1. Refers to the condition of a company's asset when its actual value is higher than the book value used in its financials. Explaining 'Above Water' 1.
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