TEDTalks: 'A Provocative Way to Finance the Fight Against Climate Change' Michael Metcalfe, 2015
Will we do whatever it takes to fight climate change? Back in 2008, following the global financial crisis, governments across the world adopted a "whatever it takes" commitment to monetary recovery, issuing $250 billion worth of international currency to stem the collapse of the economy. In this delightfully wonky talk, financial expert Michael Metcalfe suggests we can use that very same unconventional monetary tool to fund a global commitment to a green future.
SDG Topics: Good Health & Welbeing / Clean Water & Sanitation / Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure / Sustainable Cities & Communities / Climate Action / Life On Land / Partnerships for the Goals.