Three Decades of Climate Mitigation: Why Haven’t We Bent the Global Emissions Curve?

Frederic Hache was kindly and generously invited to contribute to this important interdisciplinary peer reviewed article about the "why" of 3 decades of climate failure. The common thread and conclusion that emerges from all disciplines is about the central role of power and vested interests, not any lack of awareness or solutions. Link to the …

Les nouveaux marchés financiers sur la nature expliqués à ma grand-mère

Le « capital naturel » est une nouvelle façon de concevoir la nature où celle-ci est considérée comme un ensemble de services rendus aux êtres humains, tout le reste étant inutile et ne méritant pas d’être préservé. Cette approche considère qu’il faut mettre un prix sur la nature pour la sauver. Elle promeut par ailleurs …

Change finance or less finance?

This is a speech that was given at the 2021 AEMS summer school. We were kindly invited to speak about regulating international finance for social progress and to protect the environment. This provided an excellent opportunity to discuss the premises of the question, including whether finance has a key role to play in addressing climate change and biodiversity loss.