Just call it bankerpalooza, virtual edition.
On Friday, central bankers, finance ministers, government officials, academics and financial market participants are set to discuss the biggest economic issues facing the United States and the world as part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
This year’s gathering will be held virtually due to concerns about the fast-spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus.
But protestors eager to use the heavy-hitting economic policy event to shed a light on climate change concerns have already taken action in person.
Earlier this month, professional hikers and climate advocates associated with climate action organisation 350.org climbed to the top of Teewinot Mountain in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park and unfurled a banner that read