About the Authors

Alex Y. Lo

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing


Affiliation New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Ren Cong

Roles Data curation, Investigation

Affiliations Guangdong Finance Investment Holdings Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China, The HKU Shenzhen Institute of Research and Innovation, Shenzhen, China

Competing Interests

I have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: • AL is a member of the PLOS Climate editorial board. • RC is affiliated to Guangdong Finance Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. The authors declare that they have no other known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.