George Shultz Calls For GOP “Climate Insurance Policy”
People need jobs to put food on the table today. They need the environment to live for the long term. So 45% want political leaders focused on the economy as their top priority, while only 8% want them focused first on climate change, according to polls by the Conservative Republican National Committee (CRNC).Saving the planet from short-termism will take man-on-the-moon commitment | Business | The Guardian
The pitch to finance ministers will be that tackling climate change will require plenty of upfront investment that will boost growth rather than harm it.Flashback: What Did Bill Clinton Mean By “We Just Have to Slow Down Our Economy” to Fight Global Warming? - ABC News
In a long, and interesting speech, he characterized what the U.S. and other industrialized nations need to do to combat global warming this way: "We just have to slow down our economy and cut back our greenhouse gas emissions ’cause we have to save the planet for our grandchildren."