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The Morning Briefing: Green investment

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"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about green investment.

1.) Green investment bank officially launched by Vince Cable. Vince Cable, the U.K.'s business secretary, has officially marked the launch of the new green investment bank (GIB) by announcing funding of a new waste-to-energy plant and an energy saving scheme.

2.) In Australia, Oliver Yates is to head green investment bank. The Clean Energy Finance Corporation's (CEFC) board announced Mr Yates' appointment as the organisation's inaugural chief executive on Sunday.

3.) Resource shortages invigorate green investments.

4.) Green energy investment will fuel short-term price hike, says minister -- video

5.) U.K. Energy policy weighs on green investment: chart of the day.

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— By on November 27, 2012, 5:37 PM PST

Charlie Osborne

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Charlie Osborne is a freelance journalist and photographer based in London. In addition to SmartPlanet, she also writes for business technology website ZDNet and consumer technology site CNET. She holds a degree in medical anthropology from the University of Kent. Follow her on Twitter. Disclosure