UK ministers send mixed messages over climate commitments, says fund manager

Nigel Wilson criticises ‘confusion’ created by prioritising HS2 and Heathrow expansion

The head of the UK’s largest fund manager has criticised the UK government for creating “confusion” around the country’s climate commitments by prioritising projects such as expanding Heathrow airport and pushing ahead with HS2.

Nigel Wilson said government priorities were “not necessarily consistent” with climate crisis objectives and sending mixed messages to investors and the financial services industry.

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Source: theguardian
UK ministers send mixed messages over climate commitments, says fund manager