Daily Archives: December 4, 2015

COP21 and Beyond: Outlines of an Actually-Effective International Climate Policy Architecture

By Michael Hoexter

In this series, I attempt to outline key issues facing policymakers as they meet in Paris at the UN’s Conference of the Parties-21 starting on November 30th and possibly culminating in a global climate treaty by the end of the conference on December 11th, called a “deadline” by the organizers. COP21 is being viewed as a last chance for humanity to seriously address climate change in concert and therefore face humanity’s most serious and ominous existential crisis. Human survival as a species may very well be at stake.

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Review: Another “Minsky moment” may be on the way

Edward Chancellor over at Reuters has published a review of Randy Wray’s new book on Minsky, “Why Minsky Matters: An Introduction to the Work of a Maverick Economist”. You can read the review here.