Govt called to bar natural gas from green taxonomy

An open letter says the inclusion of natural gas risks sending ‘misleading’ signals to investors

Holly Roach
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Govt called to bar natural gas from green taxonomy

The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) have published an open letter to the prime minister calling for natural gas to be excluded from the UK’s ‘green taxonomy’.

The institutional investor-focused organisations expressed "strong opposition" to the possible inclusion of natural gas activities in the UK's green taxonomy, noting inclusion would "undermine the ...

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