Clinton's Formula for Curbing Climate Change

Lost amid swine flu frenzy is the import of yesterday’s speech by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on climate change and foreign policy.

But the ever reliable Keith Johnson at Environmental Capital caught it:

What was really interesting was Ms. Clinton’s argument about the economics of tackling climate change. Basically, she said that curbing greenhouse-gas emissions is more than just compatible with economic growth””it is a necessary condition for sustained growth, above all for the developing world.

One Response to “Clinton's Formula for Curbing Climate Change”

  1. Steve Bloom says:

    The back story of how the Obama team came to “get it” (see also Obama’s speech yesterday) would be interesting indeed.  OTOH maybe the idea that politicians ought to listen to scientists only seems interesting in the aftermath of the Bush regime.

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