Put your money where your mouth is: Downing Street needs to deliver on grand climate pledges now

Green plans mean nothing unless action is taken

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Phil Kent of GCP Infrastructure Investments
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Phil Kent of GCP Infrastructure Investments

Governments have been upping the ante on the 'green agenda' in recent weeks. From US President Joe Biden's pledge to cut carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that the UK will aim to cut emissions by 78% on 1990 levels by 2035, a tough stance is very much in vogue.

It is certainly an admirable, and necessary, position. The effects of climate change on our environment are increasingly stark: the past six years have been the hottest on record and the occurrence of...

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