US Democrats listen to Norges Bank deputy governor on climate change


Norges Bank’s deputy governor told US Democratic party senators that central banks have a crucial role to play in combating climate change and other forms of environmental risk.

Egil Matsen, the deputy governor of Norway’s central bank, spoke to the special committee on climate change convened by the Democrats sitting in the US Senate. He was invited by the senior lawmaker on the body, senator Brian Schatz, who represents Hawaii.

The contents of Matsen’s speech would have been familiar to

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