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Banking on climate change: the levers and limits of voluntarism and lessons for effective regulation

Bowman, Megan Elizabeth


Climate change is as much an economic phenomenon as an environmental or moral one. Therefore, discussion of climate change mitigation needs to include the finance sector. Banks, in particular, are economic gatekeepers. Their day-to-day activities of financing, lending, investing, trading and advising bring them into frequent and direct contact with large corporations that are responsible for intensive global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as well as the development of low-carbon technologies....[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-08
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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