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Blockchain: A catalyst for a clean power transition

Global climate governance, as a concept, draws from the necessity of a global approach to tackle this global threat; an approach and policy where both global and local actors operate by following horizontal dynamics. By making global climate governance systems easier to run, more private and more democratic, blockchain can play an important role in developing global governance systems.

The Relevance of Blockchain for a Global Climate Governance System?

Global climate governance, as a concept, draws from the necessity of a global approach to tackle this global threat; an approach and policy where both global and local actors operate by following horizontal dynamics. By making global climate governance systems easier to run, more private and more democratic, blockchain can play an important role in developing global governance systems.

Blockchain Environmental Accountability: A Vision from its Energy Demand

Severe weather events are increasing international climate change pressures from UNFCCC climate regime and its subsequent Paris Agreement, calling for the urgency of ‘peaking global emissions as soon as possible’ and to ‘reach net-zero emissions by 2050’. Achieving these global targets require a profound transformation of national energy mixes, in what is denominated a ‘global …

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Why Blockchain makes “Green Bonds” 10x more efficient

The increasing number of reports, whitepapers and news articles discussing the use of Blockchain for Bonds, particularly Green Bonds, highlights the potential of this technology to help scale climate action. The financial sector has been experimenting with Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for several years. For example, the well-known Corda (known as CorDapps) ecosystem started development …

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Transitioning to a low carbon economy

— The necessity of addressing climate change through decarbonisation of the economy. Global media broadcasts the hapless results of extreme weather events; from wildfires across Portugal and the United States, to hurricanes and monsoons which persist with an increased ferocity in the Caribbean and India, to extreme flooding in central and western Europe.   These events …

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What barriers should be overcome to make the financial system more ethical?

Can the financial sector harness innovation to drive impact investing? If you want to know what moves the needle to grow or shrink economies and industries, follow the money. Governments may write the rules for the financial sector, but it’s investment that drives innovation and growth, tipping the scale in favour of some industries and …

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