UK Green Strategy has everything but a finance plan

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By Jon Hay
04 Jul 2019

The UK government launched its Green Finance Strategy this week, including a broad range of measures to stimulate awareness of climate change and other environmental problems in financial markets, and ease the flow of capital to green projects. But observers criticised the government for not setting out a plan on how to finance the transition to a zero emissions economy.

The Strategy is the fruit of the work of the Green Finance Taskforce, an inquiry conducted for the government by a panel of independent experts, that reported in March 2018. The GFT was even more ambitious in its policy recommendations than the High Level Expert Group of the ...

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