Chapter 22

Blockchain and Smart Contracts

Complementing Climate Finance, Legislative Frameworks, and Renewable Energy Projects

James Duchenne,    Managing Partner of blockchain advisory firm, Sutton Stone, Houston, United States,    Honorary Representative for The USA of the Board of Investment, Republic of Mauritius,    Chief Operating Officer of Crowd Machine, San Jose, California,    Legal practitioner of the High Court of Australia


Blockchain and smart contracts can help remove significant friction in the effort against climate change. However, this comes at a cost of understanding the real impacts of the disruption this new technology brings, both on the financing side of renewable energy projects, climate finance in general, and ...

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