The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear: we can see that economic development, reduced emissions, and creative adaptation go hand in hand. A committed and strong low-carbon transition could trigger a new wave of economic and technological transformation and investment, a new era of global and sustainable prosperity. Why, then, are we waiting?
James Martin Memorial Lecture: "Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change" with Lord Nicholas Stern
25 October 2015