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Climate and Nature

'Fossil fuel age' has failed says UN Secretary-General, and other nature and climate stories you need to read this week

Also this week: Antarctic sea ice at record winter low; Pacific island Niue seeks sponsors to conserve ocean; Getting global goals on track.

Johnny Wood

September 26, 2023

Physical cash, which is being phased out in favour of electronic payments and CBDC.
Financial and Monetary Systems

By 2028, just 9% of all payments will be made in physical currency – but we may miss it

The new central bank digital currencies need to offer something current electronic systems don't – the ability to spend money free of scrutiny or oversight

Richard Gendal Brown

September 26, 2023

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