R Conference

Where R Enthusiasts and Data Scientists Gather to Explore, Share, and Inspire Ideas

Originating in New York City with expansions in Washington, DC, and Dublin, Ireland, the R Conference gathers elite data scientists and data professionals from across the world, who come together to explore, share, and inspire ideas, and to promote the growth of open-source ideals.

The R Conference | Government & Public Sector virtual gathering is the first industry-centric event in the six-year history of the R Conference Series.

 

Financial Innovation to Reverse Climate Change
Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky, Global Thermostat
Friday, December 4, 2020
12:05 – 12:25 p.m. ET

How can financial instruments resolve climate change? Indeed, an interesting question. Here, Dr. Chichilnisky shows how this can be accomplished quickly and effectively by using existing capital markets and benefiting high- and, especially, low-income groups. The process Dr. Chichilnisky proposes is simple and can lead to a transformation of our capitalistic economy in the direction of human survival. Furthermore, it is realistic and is profitable along the way, supporting the transition.