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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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IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C

  The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will release a new report on 8th October concerning the ambition of avoiding more than1.5C of global warming. Here are some comments from an article in the Guardian that refer to ‘risk’ and ‘structural changes’:   “While it’s technically possible [to remain below 1.5C], it’s extremely improbable, absent…

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BRICS and Blockchains

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaborative research on distributed ledger and blockchain technology for economic development. Participating institutions are the Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) and BRICS member banks—under the BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism—including, Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social or BNDES of Brazil, China…

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Project Inthanon: Thailand’s Central Bank Digital Currency

The central bank of Thailand is developing a prototype digital currency for trading. The central bank expects to complete the first phase of their proof of concept by March 2019. The goal is to use the digital currency to facilitate interbank transfers in the wholesale funds market. https://www.coindesk.com/thailands-central-bank-is-developing-a-digital-currency-based-on-r3-tech/ According to the press release, the ultimate goal…

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How To Understand Economics and The Financial Markets

CFA Society Speech: How To Understand Economics and The Financial Markets In The Post-Bretton Woods World, Sao Paulo August 2017 When Money ceased to be backed by Gold fifty years ago, the economy began to function in a fundamentally different way. Richard Duncan explains the policy and investment implications of this radically new economic environment….

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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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