Rethinking the Climate Change Debate

Time for a pragmatic approach to the greenhouse gas challenge
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The world’s failure to take meaningful action on climate change may one day be seen as the gravest mistake of our time. How to account for this dereliction? Governments won’t succeed in this endeavor until they start risking political capital on the cause and, equally important, rethinking their arguments. Climate change is neither an inevitable cataclysm nor a scientific hoax. It is a relatively straightforward but profound risk against which the world must insure itself.

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