It is already entirely possible to interpret fiduciary duty in a way that tackles climate risks and allows for divestment, but plans to update investment rules are still hugely welcome
The first thing to say about the government's hugely welcome move to update investment rules to make it easier for pension funds to respond to climate risks is that it really should not be necessary...
'From zero carbon heat laggard to leader': Green groups urge government to back heat pumps in recovery plans
Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, CPRE and Possible propose 'cash for clunkers' scheme, and urge government to prioritise heat pumps over hydrogen in its green heating plans
Poll: Energy efficiency, renewables, and nature restoration are 'people's priorities' for Covid-19 package
Survey commissioned by Conservative Environment Network reveals overwhelming majority of British public want next week's recovery package to back measures that tackle pollution and climate change
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