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Gary Kier, Carbon X-Print Bonds - Talking Business 2014, Ep 29

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Using financial instruments to tackle climate change. Can it be done?

Gary Kier from Carbon X-Print Bonds talks about how financial instruments will tackle climate change and economist Francis Grey says that the high dollar is here to stay.

Leon and Garry talk about issues including:
· Signs that the US housing recovery remains choppy despite a retreat in interest rates with an index of pending home sales retreating. However, US consumer confidence is up and GDP has risen to 4 per cent

· The Australian environment minister, Greg Hunt, approving a $16.5bn resources project that will lead to the creation of the largest coal mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world.

· The Australian mining sector growing increasingly cautious about the future, with confidence in the local industry now at a five-year low

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*Business*
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RMIT University
Keywords: 
carbon, climate change, bonds, dollar, China, US housing, Greg Hunt, coal, mining, banks, Malaysia Airlines