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Rishi Sunak draws his UK climate battle lines

The news that UK Prime Minster Sunak is set to further dilute the government’s climate policies demonstrates that when the political going gets tough, climate policies are the first to fall by the wayside. From a macro perspective, the biggest risk is that heightened uncertainty about the direction of policy delays and deters investment in green technology in a range of sectors including autos and property.

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