The Great Recession May Have Been the Best Chance We Had To Address Climate Change

Conservative political pundits who have long made a sport out of pitting economic prosperity against environmental responsibility. But at least one economist, the UK's Lord Nicholas Stern, says the two are not mutually exclusive.

In fact, Stern said, the financial crisis presented the ideal opportunity to make progress on climate change — but politicians failed to seize the day.


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