Category: Climate

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Climate policy and politics

Very interesting new research on why the Fed and the ECB adopted divergent stances on climate mitigation policies and how the politics of oil and other fossil fuels will affect the transition to clean energy.

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Does divestment work?

The prevailing belief is that divestment policies to address climate change are for the most part ineffective. Interesting new research shows that the impact of both  divestment campaigns and banks’ divestment policies is actually quite large.

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Are “green” policies inflationary?

New research on how different green transition policies impact price stability and the resulting tradeoffs faced by central banks.

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The acrimony over ESG

The merits of the recent movement seeking to prohibit financial institutions from following ESG guidelines.

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New financial instruments for the green transition

How can corporate finance facilitate the transition to net-zero.

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What happened at COP27

COP27 turned out to be disappointing. Is there a coherent set of policies that can have a high impact and provide a blueprint for future climate agreements?

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Climate change and r*

What is the impact of climate change on the natural rate of interest? What is the relation between r* and the “green interest rate?”

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A candid look at carbon taxes

New research on why a unilateral carbon tax is not feasible. But is this reasoning misleading and incomplete?

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A Climate Club

The G7 is planning to launch a Climate Club in order to achieve the Paris climate agreement’s maximum-warming target of 1.5° Celsius. What will the structure of such club be? What are the issues to be considered?

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Phasing out coal, renewables and economic growth

Brand new research on how reducing carbon emissions can boost economic growth.

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