NEW MARKET HYPOTHESISRISK COST OF CARBONCENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY

NEW MARKET HYPOTHESIS

How to manage climate systemic risk

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RISK COST OF CARBON

Pricing climate risk into the global financial system

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CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY

The case for a positive carbon price

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Global Warming Is a Central Bank Issue

Ferdinando Giugliano, who writes for Bloomberg, claims that central banks should be involved in monitoring the impact of climate change on financial stability, but that their scope of work should not extend too far into the responsibility of mitigating climate change. He describes such ideas as “dangerous”. Giugliano comments on a meeting of central bankers…

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Richard Werner: Debt Free & Interest Free Money

Dr Werner explains that most money is created by commercial banks as debt, and this debt needs to be serviced by borrowers, including by governments that borrow from banks. Commercial banking is an extracting mechanism by extracting interest payments. Why borrow from banks and pay interest when there is an alternative way of money creation…

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Global Risks Report 2018

Extreme weather evens and natural disasters are ranked No. 1 and 2 in the Global Risks Report for 2018, by the World Economics Forum (WEF) group of researchers. See the original WEF article here (text reproduced below). Climate and tech pose the biggest risks to our world in 2018 This is not surprising: September 2017…

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Bank of England moving towards its own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Bank of England plots its own bitcoin-style digital currency The Bank of England could approve its own Bitcoin-style currency within a year. A research unit set up by the bank to investigate the possibility of issuing a crypto-currency could report back within the next 12 months, paving the way for the system to be introduced. The…

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A model of economic production in which energy plays an essential role

Prof Steve Keen is creating realistic economics for the post-crash world Prof. Steve Keen has launched a Patreon crowd fund project, to finance the development of a dynamic monetary approach to economics. He is looking at the role of energy in the economy, and how credit causes housing bubbles. Global 4C Risk Mitigation policy is based on…

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This is how the world ends…

Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests by Sue Branford and Maurício Torres on 11 October 2017 In truth, the very survival of the Amazon may depend on humanity’s rapid success in radically reducing its release of greenhouse gases planet-wide. Bruno Lopes, a Ph.D student at the Federal University of Viçosa, spells…

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