Full steam ahead for an inclusive energy transition
“We are on the cusp of a new economic era,” states a report published in September 2018 by political, finance and economic leaders from around the world.
The report from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate predicts that “rapid technological innovation, sustainable infrastructure investment and increased resource productivity” will drive economic growth in a brave new world powered by “affordable, clean, energy systems” available to everyone.
The good news is that many politicians, businesses and investors are already onboard with this vision and benefitting from such change.
But much more can and needs to be done. Indeed, the report makes it clear that the only way to create economic growth and social prosperity, given the increasing threat from climate change, is to move rapidly to an inclusive clean energy economy, and that those in the lead stand to benefit most.
FORESIGHT Climate & Energy provides the knowledge needed by policy makers, finance and business leaders to make this reality, enabling well informed, timely decisions about the transition. As the report states: "Over $26 trillion and a more sustainable planet are on offer, if we get on board...now."
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