A false dawn or green revolution? Picking apart the UK Government's ten-point plan

Jumpstarting funding for clean energy infrastructure

Pedro Gonçalves
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Among the policies is a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030
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Among the policies is a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030

The UK Government's ten-point plan for a 'green industrial revolution' is pushing investors to funnel money into green infrastructure, but fund managers warn this will not necessarily amount to sure-fire investment success.

The new raft of environmental policies, which were first announced in November last year, aims to mobilise £12bn of government investment and potentially more than three times that amount from the private sector. Among the policies is a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030, a key component to the low-carbon agenda being pushed by Downing Street. Act with integrity or be punished by the market: Being responsible investors vital in today's economic landscape The plan aims to accelerate the UK's path to net zero carbon emissions and will require a massive in...

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