Indonesia announced a new financing plan at COP27, and Denmark topped the CCPI : The Indicator from Planet Money For this week's series finale, we explain Indonesia's climate deal, why nobody came #1 in the CCPI's climate rankings and whether it's possible to grow an economy without increasing carbon emissions.

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More money, more carbon?

More money, more carbon?

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A smokestack stands behind piles of coal at the coal-fired Onyx Kraftwerk Farge power plant on March 10, 2022 near Bremen, Germany.
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This week, we've been focusing on what governments, banks, and businesses can do in the face of a warming climate. Today, we bring you three indicators that sum up some of the biggest news in climate economics. From the relationship between GDP growth and carbon emissions to a climate financing deal that could serve as a model for countries to quit coal, listen to find out more about how markets and policy choices are shaping global climate action.

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