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Tide turning on the systemic threat of climate change; BlackRock boss Larry Fink has pushed green finance into the mainstream, now all we need is action

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Back in December, Al Gore - announcer of inconvenient truths - posed a less than convenient question. Speaking to the Financial Times about the ethical responsibilities of some of the world's largest money managers, the 45th vice president of the United States pondered: "Do they want to continue to finance the destruction of human civilisation, or not?" This week, just over a month later, the boss of BlackRock - the largest of the brawny bunch - provided an answer.

In his annual letter to ...