Mark Carney


Carbon tax breaks for poor households could aid drive to net zero, says Mark Carney

Carbon tax breaks for poor households could aid the drive to net zero, the former Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said.There is a strong case for financial firms to face levies on the carbon they generate in their activities, but policymakers should consider the impact on poorer households, the former central banker who is now the special envoy for climate action and finance at the United Nations, told the Lords Economic Affairs Committee. “The case is very strong for a price on carbon widely applied,” he said. “With maybe some appropriate rebate for less well-off households.” Mr Carney...

Mark Carney, 55, Mountain Home (Kirby)

Mark Carney of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away December 28, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 55. He was born September 6, 1966, in Moline, Illinois, the son of Leo “Bud” Carney and Kathleen Belha Carney. He married Jodi Graves on August 13, 1994, in Crossett, Arkansas, and was a long time attorney in Mountain Home. Mark enjoyed sailing, watching the Razorbacks, Cubs baseball and most of all watching his son play baseball.

China’s zero-Covid policy risks battering global economy, warns Mark Carney

China's zero-Covid strategy is at risk of derailing the global economy and driving up inflation, the former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned amid fears of mass factory closures in the run-up to Christmas. He urged the Communist country to reconsider its approach to Covid after a handful...

Open Letter To Mark Carney

In your open letter in the Financial Times of Saturday, October 30, you declared that the world of finance would be judged on the $100 Trillion climate challenge. Your COP private finance strategy has devised 24 significant initiatives to build a financial system in which every decision made takes climate change into account. To supercharge these reforms, the U.N. and the COP26 presidency have created the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ.) This alliance garners the most ambitious firms in every sector of finance from every continent. GFANZ also calls explicitly to an end of fossil fuel subsidies.

Road to COP: Mark Carney on finance’s climate role

ZURICH, Oct 12 (Reuters Breakingviews) - The UN climate envoy is enlisting banks, asset managers, insurers and others in wide efforts to keep global warming to no more than 1.5 degrees. He tells Rob Cox what to expect from the industry at Glasgow, how multilateral development banks need to “up their ambition” and more.