Mobilising economists and their influence to help arrest the planetary emergency

Economists for future IS…

an international initiative aiming to mobilise economists, and the influence they have, to help arrest the planetary emergency. We do this through targeted research and advocacy.

We ask nine prominent economists three overarching questions. First, what the economics profession is getting wrong in dealing with the climate and ecological emergency? Second, why do these shortcomings persist? And third, how can these shortcomings be addressed in the short window of time we have left to meaningfully avert the worst of the planetary emergency?

In our open letter we extend the demand of climate strikers – that everyone play their part in addressing the climate crisis – to the economics discipline. Read the open letter, view its signatures, and add your own!

Find out more about our approach and strategy as well as the core team!