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Catalysing green finance: a priority for the new government

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With Brexit negotiations kicking off and the government facing several immediate policy challenges, it would be easy for the new government to be entirely focused on short-term issues. However, it is in the UK's economic interest for the government to take a long-term view as it develops a new policy agenda, argues Alex White, Policy Officer at the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Alex White on 30th June 2017
First published in: edie.net

The FSB Task Force recommendations mark a crucial step in the battle against climate change

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The Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures today issues its final recommendations. The project represents a significant milestone on the path towards a low-carbon economy, says Task Force member Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Aviva Investors.


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Posted by Steve Waygood on 29th June 2017

Macron’s electoral success can re-energise the EU’s climate policy

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Emmanuel Macron's success in the recent parliamentary election could result in a much bolder low carbon policy in France and the rest of the EU, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 27th June 2017
First published in: The Economist

To be a 'leader in new industries', the UK needs a strong low carbon agenda

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To deliver the vision laid out in the Queen's Speech, government must deliver ambitious policies on climate change and the environment and take a pragmatic approach to Brexit, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 22nd June 2017
First published in: businessGreen

A prosperous Britain needs to be low carbon

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Supporting the continued growth and export potential of the UK’s low carbon economy will be essential to the Conservative Party’s pledge to build a prosperous Britain, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 12th June 2017
First published in: The Economist

Low carbon growth will continue without Trump

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The announcement by President Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Deal is a temporary setback for international climate diplomacy but it won’t derail the growth of the low carbon economy in the US or globally, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 5th June 2017
First published in: The Economist