UK ministers send mixed messages over climate commitments, says fund manager

The Guardian | Jun 29, 2020 at 7:39 PM
  • The head of the UK’s largest fund manager has criticised the UK government for creating “confusion” around the country’s climate commitments by prioritising projects such as expanding Heathrow airport and pushing ahead with HS2.
  • Judges ruled in February ministers did not take into account government commitments to tackle the climate crisis.
  • Wilson’s criticisms were aired during a webinar on Monday that marked the launch of the Climate Financial Risk Forum (CFRF) guide, spearheaded by the Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority.