Kate Mackenzie is an independent writer, researcher and consultant who advises organizations seeking to achieve the Paris Agreement goals. She is a regular contributor for Bloomberg Green, where she writes the "Stranded Assets" column. Between 2014 and 2019 she led the finance program at two Australian non-for-profits; Climate-KIC Australia and The Climate Institute. Prior to that she worked for a decade at the Financial Times in London and Sydney, including as founding editor of FT Energy Source and Asia correspondent for FT Alphaville. She is a fellow at the Centre for Policy Development, an independent, research-focused think tank.

October 30, 2021

Analysis

Uneven Channels

Climate diplomacy and the global financial architecture

This year’s Conference of the Parties (COP), opening October 31, is hosted by the United Kingdom, whose agenda-setting privilege as host has made private finance a central focus of the 2021 meeting. The UK ambition to center the City of…