Sunday, October 20, 2013


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."

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