Towards the Regenerative City

The Kyoto Protocol is up for renegotiation. It will hopefully be superseded by another framework for reducing carbon emissions. But even that is unlikely to provide strategic options on how to transition to a low-carbon society where it matters most – in our cities. Herbert Girardet, Stefan Schurig and Nicholas You make a passionate call for low-carbon urban development.
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March 9, 2012   No Comments

Rethinking environmental protection: IMF Special Drawing Rights could finance the energy transition

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The threat posed by climate change is increasing and it is high time the world switched to renewable energies. But politics has not yet succeeded in investing sufficient funds quickly. There is an alternative though: create new money to spend on climate projects.

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