If those investors have trillions of USD in assets, they sure can make those investments. But they don’t want that. They want more subsidies and taxpayer-backed rent harvesting. They say “hey we want to invest but we want iron-clad guarantees that we get our money back and a handy ROI. Those are not investors – they are robber barons that look for tax money – risk free. For them.
IIGC, AIGCC, Ceres, and CDP among major green investment groups urging governments to avoid backing risky, high-carbon projects as part of their coronavirus recovery plans