Innovative financing mechanism for blue economy projects

This blog is based on a research paper published in “Marine Policy”. The authors suggest that the financing of the blue economy need to be specifically targeted for both public sector promoted large impact projects and individual private sector initiatives through the establishment of customized financing facilities.

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A Proposal to Scale Up Global Carbon Pricing

Between one quarter and one half. That’s how much carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases must fall over the next decade to keep alive the goal of restricting global warming to below 2°C. The fastest and most practical way to achieve this is by creating an international carbon price floor arrangement.

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Investing in Natural Capital for a Greener and Fairer Recovery

COVID-19 has forced the global economic system to a near-standstill. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reorient our economy towards a greener, fairer future by investing in natural capital. Yet, so far, governments have dedicated less than 3% of COVID recovery spending to natural capital investments.

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