Biden win could unleash burst of progress in US sustainable finance

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By Jon Hay
20 Aug 2020

Hopes are rising that sustainable finance could blossom in the US if Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, replacing Donald Trump’s climate-sceptic administration with a new government, committed to the most ambitious set of environmental policies ever.

A President Biden would be expected to take the US back into the Paris Agreement on climate change and shake up energy policy to steer the country away from its highly polluting economic model, which produces some 15 tonnes of COa head every year, 50% more than in ...

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