24 Feb '12, 12pm

I've been talking to Lord Stern about his #Budget 2012. Here's some views on the #GreenInvestmentBank

Leading climate change economist Lord Stern has urged the chancellor to accelerate a decision on how soon the planned Green Investment Bank will be able to borrow in a bid to boost investment in the emerging low-carbon economy. In an exclusive interview with BusinessGreen , to be published on Monday, Lord Nicholas Stern, author of the 2006 Treasury report, which warned that climate change was the biggest market failure the world has ever seen, set out his recommendations for the 2012 Budget. FURTHER READING Exclusive: Green Deal Finance Company looks to tap council cash Power firms step up calls for more ambitious EU decarbonisation targets Despite comments last weekend from chair of the bank advisory board Sir Adrian Montague suggesting the bank would play it safe with its lending activities , and would not make risky investments in early-stage green technologies when it ...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2154934/exclusive-gr...

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