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Market Forces: Incentivizing Climate Innovation

Noon–12:45 p.m. G.M.T.
The Forum

For the last century, innovation has been seen primarily as the engine of a market capitalist system. It meets consumer needs better and faster so that private businesses can make greater profits. The role of technological innovation in addressing environmental problems like climate change is a more recent phenomenon, where no natural market exists. How can policy and networks ensure the acceleration of climate innovation? What new incentives need to be created?