Bank of England administrator Mark Carney has been allocated United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance.
Mr Carney will take adult his new post once his tenure as administrator ends on 31 Jan 2020.
The proclamation comes forward of COP25, a UN’s annual meridian change conference, that gets underneath approach in Madrid on Monday.
The administrator pronounced he was “honoured” to be asked to take on a role.
Mr Carney pronounced a UN meridian change discussion “provides a height to move a risks from meridian change and a opportunities from a transition to a net-zero economy into a heart of financial decision-making”.
“To do so, a disclosures of meridian risk contingency turn comprehensive, meridian risk government contingency be transformed, and investing for a net-zero universe contingency go mainstream,” he added.
The landmark Paris Agreement, that sets out a horizon to fight meridian change and extent tellurian warming to next 2C, was sealed by 195 countries after negotiations during COP21 in Paris in Dec 2015.
The special attach� post is a pro bono position that is undertaken radically for giveaway – a UN will compensate Mr Carney $1 a year once he stairs down as administrator of a Bank of England.
Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a final chairman to reason a post. He worked with a UN on meridian change-related issues from 2014 to 2019.
Mr Carney will be tasked with mobilising private financial to take meridian movement and assistance transition to a net-zero CO economy for a 26th Conference of a Parties (COP) assembly in Glasgow in Nov 2020.
This will embody building new frameworks for financial stating and risk management, as good as creation meridian change a pivotal priority in private financial preference making.