15 Jan '13, 4pm

Energy leaders urge for greater investments in renewables and low carbon projects

The discussion was hosted by Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change and CEO of Masdar , and Rt. Hon Gregory Barker MP, UK energy and climate change minister. “This is an important agenda. Not just for the environment but for business,” said Greg Barker, UK energy and climate change minister. “The opportunities for the global, low-carbon economy are huge and growing at an exponential rate. Clean energy and a range of resource efficient projects can expect growing interest in attracting investment as new financial participants crowd into this fast developing market. “The meeting today helped to lay a foundation to better identify concrete areas of opportunity for investment in developing economies and ideas on how to scale up finance for climate solutions,” added Mr. Barker. “This joint dialogue between the private and public sectors is ab...

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