In November, Phenomenal World hosted the second event of The Polycrisis, tackling the challenges of financing the green transition. The event begins with the major takeaways from COP27 and discusses plans for global coordination—in particular, the Bridgetown Initiative spearheaded by Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley. In the midst of growing sovereign debt burdens, rising interest rates, and geopolitical strife, what are the avenues out of the current crisis?
The event featured Mona Ali, Rishikesh Ram Bhandary, Anna Gelpern, Avinash Persaud, and Brad Setser, and was moderated by Adam Tooze. A recording of the event can be viewed here, and an edited transcript can be read here.