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Solving climate change: unleashing the potential of Southeast Asia
The emergence of voluntary global carbon markets presents a big opportunity for Southeast Asia. But international authorities must do more to encourage investment in a region with great potential to combat greenhouse gas emissions
The Inflation Reduction Act: a game-changer for US and global climate action
In April, Imperial College Business School explored the potential effects of the US Inflation Reduction Act, including a talk by Charlie Donovan, Senior Economic Advisor at Impax Asset Management. In this article, we capture some of the key points.
Our female academics: 8 thought leadership articles on cryptocurrency, climate change and more
From wealth inequality and the impact of violence on business to boardroom diversity and flexible working, here are 8 of our most popular IB Knowledge articles by the Business School's female members of faculty.
Sustainability: 7 articles to inspire business leaders
Sustainability is a core area of research at Imperial College Business School. Here, we take a look at some of our most popular sustainability-themed articles
2022 in business: 10 of the top IB Knowledge articles of the year
We take a look at some of this year's most popular IB Knowledge articles
Banks are already considering climate change in their lending decisions
New research shows larger banks are lending less to small farms affected by abnormally high temperatures, with potentially huge repercussions for a large portion of the world’s population
Why is the gap between the rich and the poor getting wider? Europe versus the US
European and American households have seen their wealth grow by roughly similar degrees over the last 50 years, but in the US the gap between the rich and the poor has become much more pronounced.
How central bank's interest rate rises affect the richest and poorest families
Received wisdom has it that low rates boost economic growth, spreading wealth in a ripple effect across society. Dr Jose-Luis Peydro and his fellow researchers have now been able to reveal the truth with some exceptionally reliable information
Phasing out coal would save the world $78 trillion
Imperial College Business School researchers find the move would save 1.2 per cent of current world GDP every year until the end of the century
Economic policy in a time of plague and war
Professor David Miles looks at debt, taxes and spending in the UK during an era of seismic fiscal shocks.
What is climate risk?
A toolkit to help investors, lenders and regulators address the financial implications of climate change.
Ukraine: what armed conflict means for climate change
A Western break from Russian oil and gas could also mean a break from fossil fuels altogether – but there are challenges