Public ownership of private companies and net zero: What should governments do?

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State ownership is likely to increase during a recession - the UK government should ensure state-owned firms adhere to climate risk and responsible investment principles, argue ClientEarth's James Thornton and the University of Oxford's Ben Caldecott

The Covid-19 pandemic has generated unprecedented support for private companies from the public purse and there are no signs of this trend abating as the pandemic drags on into 2021. As a result, we can...

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