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White Paper | Changing the Climate of Capital

Thomas Heller
Alicia Seiger
2018

Since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the world has made measurable but inadequate progress on climate change and, importantly, the global context in which we confront the crisis has changed. This paper takes a critical look at how current efforts have yet to adjust to the world that has emerged and defines course corrections future efforts will need to employ. It sets the stage for a new Stanford University initiative that will work with businesses, financial institutions, and governments to more effectively catalyze decarbonization and climate resilience