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Transforming Climate Finance and Green Investment with Blockchains

Authors: Alastair Marke Publisher: Elsevier Science Publication date: 2018 Publication language: Angielski Number of pages: 368 Publication formats: EAN: 9780128144480 ISBN: 9780128144480 Category: Public finance Banking Operational research Agriculture & related industries Computing & information technology Environmental economics Publisher's index: 9780128144480 Bibliographic note: -


Transforming Climate Finance and Green Investment with Blockchains establishes and analyzes the connection between this revolutionary technology and global efforts to combat climate change. The benefits of blockchain come through various profound alterations, such as the adoption of smart contracts that are set to redefine governance and regulatory structures and transaction systems in coming decades. Each chapter contains a problem statement that describes the challenges blockchain technology can address. The book brings together original visions and insights from global members of the Blockchain Climate Institute, comprising thought leaders, financial professionals, international development practitioners, technology entrepreneurs, and more.

This book will help readers understand blockchain technology and how it can facilitate the implementation of the Paris Agreement and accelerate the global transition to a green economy.

  • Provides an authoritative examination of this emerging digital technology and its implications on global climate change governance
  • Includes detailed proposals and thorough discussions of implementation issues that are specific to green economy sectors
  • Relates innovative proposals to existing applications to demonstrate the value add of blockchain technology
  • Covers blockchain for the smarter energy sector, for fraud-free emissions management, to streamline climate investments, and legal frameworks for blockchain-based climate finance