Welcome to the A Long Time In Finance Podcast; the long view of finance, markets and money as seen by two veteran City editors, Neil Collins and Jonathan Ford. Sponsored by Briefcase.News and hosted on Reaction.

Energy policy has been one of Britain’s great political failures over the past two decades. World leaders in climate pledges, we’ve failed to create the means to deliver them. And we barely build any green kit. This week’s guest, energy expert Nick Butler, has an idea for a fresh start. Create a state owned company to drive and fund investments in energy technologies with the aim of promoting green manufacturing in the UK. It sounds bold, but will it work? Jonathan and Neil investigate…


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