Fostering Green Finance for a Climate-Resilient Post-COVID-19 Recovery
The COVID-19 crisis can be seen as a wake-up call for our social and financial system to be better prepared for the long-term climate crisis. Today’s financial interventions, while addressing the short-term health and economic urgencies linked to the pandemic, must think about the chronic climate crisis to design a resilient and green recovery. Forgetting the global climate emergency in such a crucial moment for financial investments would mean to lose the opportunity to reverse the previous pattern, locking us into long-term unsustainable investments and moving the world away from the possibility to meet the Paris Agreement’s goals.
- Barbara Buchner, Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative
- Ivan Faiella, Senior Economist, Banca d’Italia
- Sara Lovisolo, Group Sustainability Manager, London Stock Exchange Group
- Massimo Tavoni, Director, RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE) and Professor, Politecnico di Milano (Moderator)
Director, RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE) and Professor, Politecnico di Milano
Senior Economist, Banca d’Italia
Group Sustainability Manager, London Stock Exchange Group
Media Highlight — Aug 23, 2023
New Mexico Outlets: "New Mexico Public Land Offered for Oil Drilling Amid Calls for Federal Energy Reforms"
Originally published by the Carlsbad Current-Argus, a piece syndicated by other New Mexico news outlets cites a new RFF report about the state's energy transition.
Report — Aug 21, 2023
Can Federal Efforts Help Build Economic Resilience in New Mexico’s Oil and Gas Communities?
In this analysis, the report authors interview stakeholders in New Mexico’s oil- and gas-producing regions to understand how the federal government can support local efforts to strengthen economic diversification.
Journal Article — Jul 24, 2023
The Fiscal Implications of the US Transition away from Fossil Fuels
An article published by the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy finds that, between 2015 and 2020, fossil fuels generated roughly $138 billion each year for US localities, states, tribes, and the federal government.