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Tackling climate change through policy in Norway and Asia Pacific

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Tackling climate change through policy in Norway and Asia Pacific

Wednesday 4 August 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.31.3

Commentary: Norway’s GPFG should join the Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance

By Håvard Halland and others

Economists and experts from around the world have signed their names to a statement calling for the world’s biggest sovereign fund to join the United Nations-convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance. Ahead of COP26 in November, this statement sets out policy recommendations for the Government Pension Fund Global to brings its actions in line with Norway’s climate goals.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: Fiscal policies to tackle climate catastrophe in Asia Pacific

Wednesday 18 August, 13:00-14:15

As the most populous and fastest growing region in recent decades, Asia Pacific has unsurprisingly become the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Masahiro Nozaki, deputy division chief of the Asia-Pacific department, International Monetary Fund, presents the IMF’s ‘Fiscal Policies to Address Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific’ study. A panel discussion will follow with experts from the Asian Development Bank and IMF.

Register to attend here.

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