"And now I have put Mariana Mazzucato in the Pontifical Academy for Life. She is a great economist from the United States, I put her there to give a little more humanity to it. Women carry their own, they don't have to become like males. No! they are women, we need them. And a society that erases women from public life is a society that impoverishes itself."
As a much-touted green alliance of financial institutions crumbles, the private sector has once again proven unequal to the task of climate leadership. The global transition to a net-zero economy simply will not happen at the pace that is needed unless states embrace their proper role as a market maker and investor in public goods.