Michael Metcalfe:
A provocative way to finance the fight against climate change

TED@State Street Boston · 12:52 · Filmed Nov 2015
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Will we do whatever it takes to fight climate change? Back in 2008, following the global financial crisis, governments across the world adopted a "whatever it takes" commitment to monetary recovery, issuing $250 billion worth of international currency to stem the collapse of the economy. In this delightfully wonky talk, financial expert Michael Metcalfe suggests we can use that very same unconventional monetary tool to fund a global commitment to a green future.

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A senior managing director and head of global macro strategy at State Street Global Markets, Michael Metcalfe provides high quality capital flow research. Full bio
This talk was presented at a TED Institute event given in partnership with State Street. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page. Read more about the TED Institute.

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