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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New Paper: Utility of the Blockchain for Climate Mitigation

  Dr. Delton Chen, lead author of the Global 4C policy, writes about the utility of blockchains for financing climate mitigation. The article covers carbon markets, cryptocurrencies and other unique opportunities to improve accountability in carbon markets and to develop renewable energy micro-grids. Dr. Chen argues that the blockchain could be a game changer if combined with…

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The Silver Gun

The Silver Gun Hypothesis: New Model for a Sustainable Carbon Economy Dr. Delton Chen is writing a five-part essay on the Stanford MAHB to explain the Holistic Market Hypothesis (HMH) which underpins the Global 4C policy. The article refers to the HMH as the “The Silver Gun Hypothesis”. This new name is used to popularise…

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Climate change challenges for central banks and financial regulators

Climate change challenges for central banks and financial regulators by Emanuele Campiglio, Yannis Dafermos, Pierre Monnin, Josh Ryan-Collins, Guido Schotten & Misa Tanaka Nature Climate Change. Volume 8, pages462–468 (2018) The academic and policy debate regarding the role of central banks and financial regulators in addressing climate-related financial risks has rapidly expanded in recent years….

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How Do Aliens Solve Climate Change?

By Adam Frank Scientists recently modeled a range of interactions between energy-intensive civilizations and their planets. The results were sobering. The universe does many things. It makes galaxies, comets, black holes, neutron stars, and a whole mess more. We’ve lately discovered that it makes a great deal of planets, but it’s not clear whether it…

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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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