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Here’s why developed economies must bear the $100 trillion cost of the net-zero transition in emerging markets

Emerging markets need around $94.8 trillion worth of investment to help them transition to a net-zero economy Image: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Charlotte Edmond
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Emerging markets need $94.8 trillion worth of additional investment to reach net-zero by 2060. Image: Standard Chartered

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Household consumption would be 5% lower per year if emerging markets are forced to self-finance the transition to net-zero. Image: Standard Chartered
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