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Reality Check: Green Failure For The UK Is On The Way

Britain is failing to attract the level of investment needed to build a low-carbon infrastructure and meet emissions reduction targets, according to a leading business body.

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) had previously forecast that Britain needed £150bn from the private sector over the next 20 years – and today warns that the country is in danger of losing out on that investment to other countries.

A report titled Risky Business: Investing In The UK’s Low-Carbon Infrastructure, said senior businessmen were not convinced the UK could raise the financing needed at the pace required.

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