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Yellen Says Private Capital Needed to Build Green Infrastructure

June 3, 2021, 10:45 AM

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the U.S. government will work to help mobilize private capital flows into green infrastructure.

  • “The transition to a global, low-carbon economy represents one of the most important and consequential economic transitions in human history,” Yellen says in text of remarks she’s scheduled to deliver Thursday in a pre-recorded speech to the 2021 G-20 Infrastructure Investors Dialogue, a virtual conference sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • “One piece of that transition must be facilitating greater investment in clean, sustainable infrastructure,” Yellen said
  • U.S. and other countries cannot reach goals for reducing greenhouse gas ...

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