Is it too much to hope for a climate revolution in finance this year? It needn't be

Promising signs afoot

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Faith Ward of Brunel Pension Partnership

Faith Ward of Brunel Pension Partnership

The world is suddenly awash with major climate pledges.

Take the past few months. In September, the world's biggest emitter - China - pledged to go carbon neutral by 2060. In the same month, the EU committed to reduce emissions by at least 55% by 2030. Last December, the UK published a plan to achieve a 68% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the decade. This month, the world's second-biggest polluter - the US - signed the Paris Agreement (again). Momentum is gathering. It is always easy to dismiss such announcements as gesture politics. In this instance, that would be a mistake. Hawksmoor's Clark: Three global sustai...

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