UK government names Carney as green finance adviser

Mark Carney
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The UK government has appointed the departing Bank of England governor Mark Carney as an official adviser on environmental finance, it announced today (January 16).

Carney will serve as “a key adviser” to prime minister Boris Johnson for the 26th UN climate change conference or “COP26”, a government statement said. The UK government will host the conference in Glasgow in November this year. It said it expects more than 30,000 people are expected to attend, including many heads of government.


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