Category: Environment

Locked Down, in a Good Way: Nuclear Energy

If you’re not a big Simpsons fan, you may not think about nuclear energy too often. But as the climate crisis becomes increasingly urgent, and governments are implored to take measures which reduce their reliance on fossil fuels, nuclear energy

Home Is Where You’ll Find Net-Zero

Shall I buy or keep renting? House or flat? Will interest rates stay low? Should I plan for a renovation budget or is the property fine as it is? Shall we go for eco-friendly painting? What if I lose my job? How can I get solar panels in

Why Rewiring Our Financial System Should Concern Us All?

My name is Stéphanie Mareva Failloux. I am from Tahiti and have lived in Paris for twenty-five years. After graduating in 1997, I started my career in finance, first at Banque Paribas and then at Lehman Brothers in London and

Across Europe, Urban Mobility is Going Green 

In the past few months we have seen our world transformed in ways never before seen in our lifetimes. We will continue to be negatively impacted for months, possibly years… but, what if something good could come out of this?

Eureka! Europe’s Green Dream

Europe’s prospects could not be better, but its challenges have rarely been greater. First, COVID-19 has only accelerated problems that were already present: economic and social stress, unemployment, general sentiments towards lack of progress, and identity conflicts. This is giving

When Governments Act As Early & Responsible Investors

The public sector is often perceived as a slow and reactive institution – a force that intervenes to correct market discrepancies. The 2008 financial crisis re-enforced this perception when governments around the world stepped in as ‘lenders of last resort’