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Fight Against Climate Change Seen Driving Economic Growth
Government and industry leaders need not choose between fighting climate change or growing the world’s economy. They can do both, according to a new study.
Countries can expand their economies through emissions reductions in cities, land use and energy, according to a report released today by the Global Commission on the Economy & Climate, a panel set up by seven nations including the U.K. to advise on the best ways to tackle global warming.
The report, which found that about $90 trillion will be invested in city infrastructure over the next 15 years, comes a week before world leaders head to New York for a climate summit hosted by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.Read more.
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