Fighting climate change isn’t just about saving the planet, it’s also about boosting the US economy and helping American workers

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16 November, 2020


WBCSD insights



William Sisson

  • The climate is changing, wreaking havoc across the US in the form of hurricanes and wildfires.
  • A new narrative is needed to build widespread public support: “It’s the economy, stupid.”
  • Climate change will be the number one economic driver for the twenty-first century by creating hundreds of new occupations across industries.

Changing the narrative

“It’s the economy, stupid”

Climate change will be the economic driver in the 21st Century

US businesses are driving this economy

China and Europe are leading the way