How will awareness of climate change affect the way we pursue economic growth?

Anthony Shadid
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Anthony Shadid senses a change in public awareness but wonders what will happen as powerful interests seek to capitalize on this awareness for their own purposes. 

Bill McKibben
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Bill McKibben on climate change and economic growth

Ruben Garcia

In Part 1 of his response, Reuben Garcia says we have "barely scratched the surface" in terms of getting businesses to change their practices for the good of the planet. 

Ruben Garcia

In Part 2 of his response, Reuben Garcia stresses the importance of "making the environmental issue something that is owned across the entire economic spectrum."

Burton Visotzky
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Visotzky talks about how there is an ignorance, in certain spheres, on the climate change and how there is an urgent need to shift away from an oil based economy.

Don Brown
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Brown discussed the way Climate Change is the first problem humanity has faced, that requieres global cooperation and global solutions.

Brian McCarty
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Brian McCarthy discusses how the the publics knowledge of climate change is not the issue, it is the publics acceptance of climate change.

Janisse Ray
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Ray discussed the fact that ordinary citizens and business will be "stopped in their tracks" by climate change and forced to react.

Jyoti Puri
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 Puri described how the effects of climate change are having a "partial" impact on our economic growth, for many times the relation between the two is denied.

Don Romesburg
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 Romesburg talked about how global citizens are still ignorant of climate change and its true repercussions.