It's clear that prosperity and climate change action can go hand in hand

By Ed Davey

The link between economic growth and action to reduce the risks of climate change is the focus of the New Climate Economy report issued on Tuesday.

Its credentials are impressive and its findings emphatic.

Released by a global commission of 24 global economic leaders from government, business, finance and academia, led by former president of Mexico Felipe Calderón, the year-long study has involved individuals from over 100 organisations across every continent and advised by a panel of world-leading economists chaired by Lord Nicholas Stern.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/prosperity-climate-change-action-lord-stern

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