125. Can Central Banks Save Us from Climate Change?
According to NASA ninety-seven percent of climate scientists believe that climate change is the result of human activities. Only one US President doesn’t agree, denying that climate change even exists. But a group of central bankers met recently to decide whether they had a role to play in fixing the mess we’re making of the planet. In today’s Debunking Economics podcast Phil Dobbie asks Prof Steve Keen whether central banks have contributed to the problem, and how far they’d have to shift their reasoning if they want to turn around and be helpful.
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