Green finance and mispricing: what role for central banks and governments?

Governments and central banks cannot stay on the sidelines, says Sayuri Shirai

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Green finance has been growing rapidly in recent years alongside growing awareness of climate change issues. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned human-induced climate change was already causing many weather and climate extremes across the globe.

Nonetheless, the amount of green finance remains insufficient to finance all the energy-related capital investment projects that would be needed globally to achieve the net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050

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