By Press Association

Countries should consider their climate change pledges to the UN as investment prospectuses to attract low carbon businesses, argues non-profit organisation

The world cannot prosper without cutting emissions, an economic expert has warned as he urged countries to use plans for tackling climate change to attract investment.

Over the next few months countries are submitting their “intended nationally determined contributions” (INDC) outlining action they plan to take on climate change, ahead of UN talks in Paris at the end of the year to secure a new global deal on the issue.