Wed 3 Apr 2019 / Europe
Time for a new European green bank
In Paris, a group of economists and politicians including former prime ministers, came up with the idea of using a new bank and the private sector to encourage investment in climate change projects. They urged President Emmanuel Macron to make the creation of a European Bank for carbon-free economic investment a top EU policy goal. Just moving to electric cars or equipping homes with better insulation and double-glazing constitute multi-billion-pound projects.