19 Apr '17, 6pm

How Cities, Businesses and Citizens Can Save the Planet

How Cities, Businesses and Citizens Can Save the Planet

How Cities, Businesses and Citizens Can Save the Planet It's a big week for me. Monday was the official publication date of Climate of Hope , my new book co-authored with former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg. The book's premise is that climate solutions now constitute an enormous short term opportunity—healthier communities, greater prosperity, enhanced security—for both the U.S. and the world community. The key to seizing that opportunity is to understand that the climate crisis is a symptom of multiple market failures and political follies, not a single free-standing "problem;" that leadership in implementing solutions is already emerging not so much from national governments as from cities, businesses and citizen activists; and that this bottom up leadership is the key to continuing to accelerate the pace of progress and the prospects for avoiding catastrophic risk...

Full article: http://www.ecowatch.com/climate-of-hope-bloomberg-pope-23...

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